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Assistant Enterprise Risk Manager

Company Technology Innovation Agency
Reference # TIA02/01/2019
Published 09/01/2019
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
Introduction
Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) is a talent driven and customer- centric organisation. In our endeavour to support technology innovation, we would like to attract the best minds that are innovative, optimistic game changers and think beyond the obvious. Technology Innovation Agency endeavours to promote the careers of previously disadvantaged persons by applying the principles of the Employment Equity Act, as amended.
Job Purpose: Responsible for the day-to-day operationalisation and coordination of enterprise risk management that ensures that risk management activities are implemented across TIA, as a means to identify and reduce risk exposures at an operational and project level and to perform risk control assessments to determine the efficacy of risk mitigations. which must be controlled by means of internal control measures. Collect risk information and draft reports to management, from a project management to strategic level. The risk management spectrum covers from Strategic Risk, Operational Risk, Project Risk and Jobs Risks, and includes the three TIA regions (GP, KZN, WC).
Job Functions Quality Control
Industries Science & Technology
Specification
Financial Management:
•Provide input and assist with the compilation of operational budgets and forecasts for EXCO and Board approval as related to the ERM environment

Stakeholder Management and thought leadership:
•Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to ensure that TIA’s respective risk registers meet TIA mandate and support the strategic direction of DST.
•Manage effective internal and/or external Stakeholder relationships through risk awareness engagements:
* Deliver required risk advisory services to the stakeholder on time and with quality
* Respond timeously to queries of the stakeholder
* Maintain professional engagements and continuously exceed expectations
•Support and serve on internal and external committees, task forces, and working groups related to the undertaking of risk scans within the NSI space that would assist with the processes of risk management within TIA.

Strategic Risk Planning and Governance:
•Represent TIA at all planning and strategy discussions as may be required from time to time to ensure that strategic risk related matters are duly considered.
•Prepare, implement and communicate the TIA annual strategic risk register for approval by the relevant DOA (EXCO, ARC, Board)
•Develop Business Risk Policies, Frameworks and procedures for approval by the relevant DOA (EXCO, ARC, Board) – strategic, operations project and job levels
•Monitor potential risks in accordance with the approved policies, frameworks and procedures.
•Develop, communicate and continuously implement effective ERM processes and procedures that will support risk management in TIA.



Risk Management:
•Managing and administering the electronic risk management system (BarnOwl).
•Drive the annual process to collect, assess, review and provide expert guidance on the compilation of operational risk registers (ORR) for the respective Business Units in the Organisation.
•Oversee and facilitate the development, presentation and approval of the PRIME Unit’s ORR and monthly updating thereof in collaboration with the Executive Manager.
•Develop, implement a project risk management model on BarnOwl for use by all TIA’s portfolios/programmes and projects.
•Training of all PMs in the PPR process, then analyze, assess and review input from the various Project Managers in respect of their respective project risk registers (PRR), provide expert advice and guidance on risk mitigation
•Ensure that for new investments, the risk analysis has been done properly and in accordance with standard practices. Advise and guide where applicable on risk mitigation (All Investment Assessment Committee (IAC) meetings).
•Present ORR progress as and when required using the Electronic Risk Management System at all OPSCOM meetings
•Provide risk management training on the Electronic Risk Management System (BarnOwl) for Executives, Unit Heads and Portfolio Managers (All PMs) as well as at Technology Stations and Platforms.
•Report and engage with IT on all operational glitches experienced with the Electronic Risk Management System (BarnOwl) and identify system changes or improvements required.
•Register users and provide technical support for users on the Electronic Risk Management System (BarnOwl)
•Monitor and track progress on BarnOwl and compile regular monitoring of all the BUs mitigation plans.
•Compile and consolidate business risk reports and ensure timeous and accurate reporting as per business unit and DST requirements and submit status reports on key risks and operational risks – as per the relevant Appendix of the Quarterly Supplementary Report

Performance, learning and growth:
•Ensure that KPAs are understood and achieved as agreed upon in the performance agreement.
•Ensure the achievement and review performance against agreed performance standards.
•Live the values and culture of TIA.
•Identify and implement growth and development initiatives.
•Train, mentor and coach TIA staff regarding risk management.
•Identify, manage and coordinate the implementation of knowledge systems, tools and initiatives to improve strategy development and risk management
Requirements
Qualifications and Experience:
•A diploma in Risk Management and/or a
•B-degree or Honors in Commerce and/or auditing
•A minimum of 5 years’ experience in risk management and reporting
•Business operations exposure
•Exposure to long & short term strategic development, leadership & planning in diverse organisations
•Certified member of IRMSA with NQT6 or 8 qualifications

Skills:
•Resilience and positive disposition
•Interpersonal and communication Skills
•Leadership Skills and strategy facilitation skills
•Planning and evaluation skills
•Networking Skills
•Research, analytical and report writing skills
•Advanced Computer and project management skills
•Training, coaching, facilitation and presentation skills

Knowledge:
•PFMA
•National Treasury Guidelines for Risk Management in the Public Sector
•ISO 31000
•A good understanding and grasp of the NSI space
•Risk Management
•MS Office packages
•BarnOwl
Job Closing Date 17/01/2019
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