Operations Risk & Control Officer (REF: KK339) (Market Related Salary) – Pinelands, Western Cape

Job Overview

Our client is looking for Operations Risk and Control Officer to join their growing team.



Coordinating regular Risk & Control Self-Assessment, reviewing processes, risks and efficiency of controls in place. Designing, monitoring and reporting on key risk indicators

Coordinating the implementation of control plans within the teams and reviewing control test results performed

Regularly updating the control library plan according to the outcome of the risk assessment, regulations, other risk events and incidents

Ongoing monitoring of policies and procedures to ensure adherence with the company’s criteria and maintaining local procedure repository

Identifying, analysing and reporting on operational risk incidents in a timely manner

Monitoring and organising the follow-up on recommendations issued by and ensuring it is closed within due date

Acting as an Advisor to the business with support in planning and implementing any new initiatives or efforts

Introducing Operations Risk and Permanent Control topics to new colleagues and maintain OPC awareness training programme

Maintaining and contributing to an efficient third party control framework

Participating in projects and special assignments when necessary

Participating in and coordinating Committees dedicated to Operational Risks

Contributing to reporting to local management



University degree or equivalent diploma in Commerce, Internal Audit or Risk Management

Practical knowledge of job area typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience of at least 3 to 5 years within the financial services sector in risk management, internal audit, compliance role

Good knowledge of the legislation and regulatory landscape of financial services, its activities and products


Job Detail
  • Salary RangeMarket Related
  • Experience3 Years
  • QualificationAssociate Degree
  • AA/EENo