VP, Risk Management

Job Title: VP, Risk Management

Location: Lagos

Reports to: Chief Executive Officer


Our client a growing Renewable energy (Solar) company requires the service of a risk management manager to advise Management of any potential risks that may strengthen or  affect the our company.



  • Designing and implementing an overall risk management process and setting overall policies and standards, including creating business continuity plans to limit risks.
  • Working with the Management in defining the business’ risk tolerance; that is establishing the level of risk the company is willing to take
  • Conducts risk assessment, which involves analyzing risks as well as identifying, describing and estimating the risks affecting the organization 
  • Prepares risk evaluation, which involves comparing estimated risks with criteria established by the organization such as costs, legal requirements and environmental factors and evaluating the organization’s ‘risk appetite
  • Handles corporate governance involving external risk reporting to stakeholders
  • Carries out processes such as purchasing insurance, implementing health and safety measures and making business continuity plans to limit risks and prepare for if things go wrong
  • Conducts audits of policy and compliance to standards, including liaison with internal and external auditors
  • Provides support, education and training to staff to build risk awareness within the organization


Skills & Requirements

  • Commercially Sound  
  • Good orientation of insurance, health, safety policies, disaster recovery measures and business continuity plans.  
  • Bsc in Finance, Economics, Industrial Engineering, Accounting or courses with risk management content 
  • 8-12yrs of experience as a Risk Analyst/Manager in a financial/Commercial organization
  • Ability to design, carry out analysis, and model business processes  
  • Strong analytical background, and have excellent diagramming and communication skills


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