Brief Description:

My client within the Energy & Combustion Services sector is searching for a Risk and Compliance Manager to form part of their finance team. You will have the opportunity to make your footprint in one of the world’s largest energy companies and with over 100 years of successful operation in Africa.


  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or CA(SA)


  • 3 years’ experience in Internal Auditing at a senior/ management level.
  • 6 – 8 years’ experience within Compliance, Risk and Internal Auditing combined.
  • Work experience in any of the following sectors; Petroleum/Energy, Engineering, Production/ Manufacturing, Industrial or Mining.
  • Knowledge of external leading risk and controls frameworks such as COSO and ISO 31000.

Duties and responsibilities amongst others:

  • Responsible for the Enterprise Risk Management
  • Co-ordinates the implementation of the compliance framework and the annual compliance program, testing the effectiveness of the control model and identifying training needs in key risk areas.
  • Embeds risk management and interventions into deficiencies, conducting control reviews and ad-hoc investigations, and making advanced recommendations to improve the detection, prevention and remediation of control weaknesses and fraud.
  • Conducts reviews to provide assurance that internal and external audit issues are addressed timeously and resolved, identifying significant financial reporting risks and ensuring that effective mitigation plans are in place.
  • Systematic system of Internal Control and Compliance.
  • Co-ordinates the development and implementation of any new control procedures and ensures that they operate successfully.
  • Manage the Credit Management outsource service provider and the applicable Interfaces.
  • Manage Credit Exposure within agreed / acceptable parameters.
  • Single Point of Accountability for On-Road Offer Processes and Controls.
  • Single Point of Accountability for Tender procedures and compliance ito policy.
  • Enterprise Risk Management and Mitigation:
    • Annual review of the Enterprise Business and Control risks.
    • Develop in-year Risk Priority Plan and ensure all items / actions are closed.
  • Control:
    • Overall responsibility and coordination of the company Assurance and Risk Committee and the Internal Control Committee.
    • Provide key inputs into the Audit Committee meetings.
    • Responsible for Control breakdown investigations (BCIR’s) and closing of resulting actions.
    • Planning and Coordination of Internal Audits.
  • Compliance:
    • Ensure strict compliance to the Counterparty due Diligence process and manage SLA with outsource service provider.
    • Overall responsibility for the Enterprise Control Dashboard and closure of any actions or escalations.
  • Manage the Credit Management outsource service provider.
    • Coordinate Monthly Review Meetings and ensure actions are closed.
    • Coordinate Quarterly Performance reviews and ensure SLA’s are complied with.
  • Manage Credit Exposure within agreed / acceptable parameters.
  • Define, design and maintain the key KPI’s, Controls and Management Reports (MI) on monthly basis to ensure effective operation of the back-office support.
  • Participate in all tender processes and ensure compliance to the Policy.
  • Interface with National Sales Managers, New Business Development teams, Heads of Strategy of Strategy and HR, and existing & new customers.
  • Establish a high level of credibility and manage strong working relationships with external parties, including key customers.
  • Interfaces with external service providers on best practice delivery and adoption.

Danielle Snyman

Specialist Recruitment Consultant

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