● Assist in the development and implementation of risk management strategies, policies, and procedures to identify, assess, and mitigate risks across the organization.
● Conduct risk assessments and evaluations to identify potential operational, financial, legal, and strategic risks.
● Collaborate with cross-functional teams to establish risk management frameworks.
● Monitor and analyze key risk indicators and report on risk trends to senior management.
● Support the implementation of risk mitigation plans, including the identification and monitoring of controls and key performance indicators (KPIs).
● Conduct internal audits and reviews to ensure compliance with company policies, regulatory requirements, and industry best practices.
● Assist in the development and delivery of risk management training and awareness programs to enhance risk awareness and promote a risk-aware culture within the organization.
● Collaborate with external stakeholders, such as insurance providers and regulatory agencies, to manage insurance coverage and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
● Support the investigation of incidents and near-misses, identify causes, and recommend corrective actions to prevent future occurrences.
● Identify and reduce all business and financial risks through effective implementation and monitoring of controls.
● Oversee risk-based audits covering operational and financial processes.
● BSc. in business, finance, risk management, or a related field. Relevant certifications (e.g., Certified Risk Manager) are added advantage
● Minimum of 4 years of experience in risk management, preferably in the agricultural or technology industry.
● Strong understanding of internal control, audit & risk management principles, methodologies, and frameworks.
● Familiarity with regulatory requirements and compliance standards relevant to the agritech industry.
● Experience in conducting risk assessments, developing risk registers, and implementing risk mitigation strategies.
● Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
● Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate with cross effectively-functional teams and communicate risk-related information to stakeholders at all levels.
● Proficiency in using risk management tools and software applications.
● Ability to work independently, manage multiple priorities, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
● High level of integrity and ethical conduct, with a commitment to maintaining confidentiality and professionalism.
● Residency in *Kaduna, Kano or Abuja is preferred.*