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Risk Officer

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Public Sector

  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Natasha Caruana

  • Job Reference:


  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Expiry:


  • Client Details:


  • Consultant:

    Natasha Caruana

  • Skills tags:

    Operational Risk , Risk

A well established institution is seeking to employ a Risk Officer, to be responsible for the overall management of the risk team.


  • Analyse and assess risks across the Functions within the Institution.

  • Analyse jurisdictional trends and internal trends to determine risk mitigating strategies required to meet the Institution’s strategic intents.

  • Assist in the development of risk management tools including Key Risk Indicators and enhancing the risk scoring tool to determine the overall risk the Institution is exposed to.

  • Draft reports and analyses of risk management nature.

  • Draft risk management policies and procedures.

  • Conduct regularly risk assessments and develop and maintain an effective risk response plan.

  • Monitor and report on the Institution’s risk performance.

  • Keep abreast with the industry's legislation and regulatory framework.

  • Advise internally stakeholders on risk mitigation techniques.

  • Liaise with the Functions of the First and Third Line of Defence within the Institution as well as with external stakeholders.


  • In possession of a first degree in a relevant field.

  • Postgraduate degrees in risk management are not mandatory, but shall be considered an asset.

  • A minimum of two (2) years working experience in a risk related area. Candidates with longer working experience relevant to the role will be preferred.

  • Sound understanding of the concepts, approaches, methods and techniques used to manage risk within an organization.

  • Be able to establish an effective risk communication plan and a risk recording and reporting process.

  • Possess a critical thought, excellent analytical and numerical skills and an eye for detail.

  • Excellent command of English.

  • Excellent ability to produce numerical and written reports for a varied audience.

  • Ability to organise and present findings and recommendations in a constructive manner (both verbal and written).