Risk & Governance Manager

Job Description

Exceptional opportunity has opened up with a multinational, faith-based NPO client for a Risk and Governance Manager. This role will report to the Head of Risk and Governance for South Africa in developing their risk strategy on both a regional as well as global level. This role will suit someone who aligns with their culture and cause and is someone who a strong base of risk and governance experience for a large organisation on a regional / multinational scale, maybe you’re done with corporate and would like to add value in a charitable and faith driven space, then this could be for you! Fantastic opportunity to join a team of like minded, warm and friendly team members. 
  • Embedding, developing and improving robust and user-friendly risk management policies and processes
  • Maintaining the risk dashboard through regular monthly meetings to monitor risks
  • Facilitating Risk and Governance workshops and providing support and training to staff to build risk awareness
  • Participating in the delivery of strategic Risk and Governance project activities, including the co-ordination and production of agenda packs for meetings and monitoring global business activity
  • Responsibility for the project management of setting up new entities
  • Monitoring and managing the Due Diligence Process within internal teams as required
  • Represent Risk and Governance department on cross-departmental groups and projects
  • To keep up to date with good / best risk management practice and share learnings
  • Responsible for Risk and Governance function supplier engagement process and payments


  • Minimum of a completed degree / professional qualifications Accounting / Risk or Audit
  • Must have experience in the risk space, with a solid track record of risk identification, analysis and reporting and ideally within a large multinational / regional business or a large scale non-profit organization
  • Minimum of 5 years programme management experience in a multinational and multi-stakeholder environment
  • Detailed oriented with meticulous documentation skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to build strong relationships
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong presentation skills, you’re able to present complex information concisely
  • Knowledge on charity governance structures would be an advantage

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