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Introduction to the Corporation

WAICA Re is one of the fastest growing reinsurance companies in Africa. WAICA Re is headquartered in Freetown (Sierra Leone) and operates in six other countries in Africa and in the United Kingdom. WAICA Re is rated by A.M. Best with a Financial Strength Rating of B+ and a long-term Issuer Credit rating of “bbb-” with a stable outlook. WAICA Re is looking for an Officer, Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) to be based in any of our operating countries.

Job Purpose

The Officer ERM through the guidance of the Chief Risk Officer shall identify and assess a risk that could negatively and positively impact the achievement of the company’s goals and objectives and ensure appropriate ownership and accountability of risks.

Job duties and responsibilities
Strategic
  • Implementation of the Group ERM and Compliance strategy in line with the scheduled tactical plan
  • Research and propose emerging ERM and Compliance trends to the Chief Risk Officer
  • Recommend Group ERM and Compliance policies and procedure (Own Risk and Solvency Assessment) where a gap has been identified
  • Formulation of key reports on Enterprise Risk Management as guided by the Chief Risk Officer
  • Implement the ERM framework of the Group in assigned regions and departments and continuous monitoring
  • Conduct gap and analytical assessment of the risk appetite statement

Candidate Profile

Qualifications & Competencies
  • A degree in Risk Management, Mathematics, Statistics, Actuary, Economics, and relevant sciences or equivalent
Professional qualifications
  • Any professional qualification like CQRM, FRM, CAMS, CFE, IRM or studying towards the attainment
Experience
  • At least 2 years relevant experience in a similar role
  • Experience in the insurance/reinsurance industry will be an added advantage
Competencies
  • Can demonstrate a depth of proven experience in ERM
  • Technically proficient in key ERM technical aspects
Application Procedure

Interested Candidates for this role shall be required send a CV to vacancies@waicare.com. CVs will be shortlisted as soon as received. Please note this position is on a one-year contract basis

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