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Manager, Risk Management: National Centre - Zimbabwe Open University (ZOU)

Hiring Organisation: Zimbabwe Open University (ZOU)
Alert: Application Deadline Expired

Job Description

The Zimbabwe Open University (ZOU) is the largest and comprehensive Open & Distance Electronic-Learning (ODeL) university in Zimbabwe that offers lifelong learning in an affordable and flexible manner. 

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced professionals to fill the vacant post(s) that have arisen within the University.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Championing the risk management process in the University.
  • Conducting assessments to define and analyze possible risks in the University.
  • Evaluating the gravity of each risk by considering its consequences.
  • Auditing processes and procedures.
  • Developing risk management controls and systems.
  • Designing processes to eliminate or mitigate potential risks.
  • Creating contingency plans to manage crises.
  • Evaluating existing policies and procedures to find weaknesses.
  • Preparing reports and present recommendations;Evaluating employees’ risk awareness and train them when necessary.
  • Liaising with individual Units in order to identify the challenges they face in the process of managing risks.
  • Implementation of integrity strategy.
  • Administering and overseeing institution’s ethics and compliance matters including promoting transparency and minimizing opportunities of corruption.
  • Preparing integrity reports biannually and will be tabled at the Audit and Risk Management Committee meeting before seeking approval from Council for onward submission to Zimbabwe Ant-Corruption Commission.
  • Facilitating stakeholder participation in the anti-corruption drive and promote good corporate governance.
  • Reporting to Audit and Risk Management Committee of Council and
  • Carrying out any other duties as assigned by the Vice Chancellor.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Studies or Economics.
  • A professional qualification such as Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA), Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), Association of Certified Chartered Accountants, (ACCA),Membership to such associations is a must.
  • A Master’s degree in the above field would be an added advantage.
  • A Degree, Diploma or certificate in Information Technology, Project Management, Legal Compliance and operations Management would be an added advantage andThree (3) years post qualification experience.

How to Apply

To Apply please visit the Zimbabwe Open University website: under Vacancies  or and register to be able to apply online.

Deadline: 28 January 2023

Alert: Application Deadline Expired

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