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SAMRC: Jobs / Vacancies (Sep 2019) – Risk and Assurance Specialist

South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) hereby invites applications for recruitment to the post of Risk and Assurance Specialist. The application will close on 30th September 2019.

Location: Cape Town

South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) advertised post is as follows:

  • Corporate Risk & Assurance Specialist Permanent Post. REFERENCE NUMBER (R280A)


  • Graduate degree with majors in risk management, accounting or auditing
  • Member of the Institute of Risk Management, South Africa (IRMSA) or Institute of Internal Auditors
  • More than 5 year’s ERM and accounting/or auditing post qualification experience, with at least 2 years at a management level
  • Experience in the implementation of ERM activities using a risk management software package, audit assurance and development of broader organisational policies in a similar function
  • Strong analytical and dispute resolution skills.
  • Ability to make independent decisions with a strong sense of empowerment and leadership skills to command the respect of a cross functional set of professionals at senior level
  • Ability to influence decisions with internal stakeholders
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills – Effectively interact with senior management
  • Experience in a similar business environment would be advantageous
  • Experience in the administration of BarnOwl risk management software package would be advantageous
  • Certified Internal Auditor qualification would be advantageous

How to apply

Visit the following Web Site to complete an online application.