Risk & Performance Specialist

at CapeNature
Location Cape Town, South Africa
Date Posted
Category General
Job Type FULL_TIME
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR
Street Address Cape Town

Description

Job Description

 

As the Risk & Performance Specialist, the successful candidate will form part of the Risk & Performance Unit. Your role will focus on the implementation of systematic, uniform and effective risk management for your area of responsibility, support the annual performance planning and reporting process, monitoring; evaluation and reporting in the entity and evaluation and enhance governance and business processes. This is a support role to the Team Leader: Risk and Performance and will be key to ensure Senior Management, Executive Management, the Board and key stakeholders are supported and provided with quality information for decision-making purposes. You will be required to travel and to interact with all directorates, components and landscapes within the entity.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Annual Performance Planning

 

Assist the Team Leader: Risk and Performance with the compilation of statutory plans and reports for the entity.

Assist with and/ or facilitate the compilation of the Strategic and Annual Performance Plans and Annual Report process.

Provide administrative and technical support with the compilation of the Strategic and Annual Performance Plans and Annual Report.

Provide quality assurance for the printed Strategic and Annual Performance Plans and Annual Reports.

 

 

Facilitate Monitoring and Reporting

 

Assist the Team Leader: Risk and Performance with the collation, verification and reporting of performance information across the entity.

Provide administrative and technical support as it relates to performance planning, monitoring and reporting.

Ensure for the accuracy and completeness of and compliance to technical requirements of all evidence supporting performance against targets.

Support directorates, functions and staff in the compilation, collation and verification of performance information.

Prepare accurate and complete monthly, quarterly and annual dashboards, presentations and reports to Management and Landscape staff.

Capture of performance indicators and targets and quarterly and annual reporting on the Provincial performance management system (eQPRS).

Facilitate training on performance indicators, targets and means of verification.

Assist in all matters related to the monitoring, evaluation, reporting and auditing (internal and external) of performance information and entity performance.

 

 

Risk and Governance Systems

 

Assist the Team Leader: Risk and Performance with the implementation of risk management practices across the entity, including insurance related matters.

Assist with and/ or facilitate the risk management process in the entity and for your area of responsibility.

Monitor and review risk assessments conducted, including risk response strategies and its implementation, and update assessment results.

Support directorates, functions and staff with risk management advice and support.

Compilation of risk management reports for risk assessments conducted.

Facilitate risk management training for the entity and for your area of responsibility.

Provide administrative and technical support as it relates to risk management for the entity and for your area of responsibility.

Advocate and promote risk management in the entity and for your area of responsibility

Assist in the placement of insurance cover and policies for the entity.

Assist in the claims management process as it relates to claims received.

Provide administrative and technical support as it relates to insurance for the entity.

 

 

Facilitate Business Process Improvement

 

Assist in the development of performance management and risk management policies, processes, procedures and frameworks for the entity.

Review policies and procedures as it relates to the delivery of performance targets and advise on gaps and areas of improvement.

Evaluate and report on the impact of performance on service delivery.

 

 

REQUIREMENTS:

 

An appropriate tertiary qualification – NQF level 7 (B-Degree or higher in Public Administration or related).

Minimum of 3 years’ experience in Annual Performance Planning and Monitoring and Reporting and a minimum of 4 years’ experience in Risk and Governance Systems.

Knowledge of the following:

Risk identification, assessment and monitoring

Risk management processes, methodologies and techniques

Policy development and analysis

Risk management concepts, frameworks and methodologies

National Treasury Public Sector Risk Management Framework

National and Provincial policies and procedures and legislation pertaining to risk management

Applicable legislative and regulatory frameworks (ISO, COSO)

Medium Term Strategic Framework (government priorities)

Public Finance Management Act (PFMA), National Treasury Regulations, Provincial Treasury Instructions/ Directives

Strategic planning, performance management and monitoring and evaluation

Framework for Managing Programme Performance Information

Revised Framework for Strategic and Annual Performance Plans

Guidelines for the Implementation of the Revised Framework for Strategic and Annual Performance Plans

Policy Framework for the Goverment-wide Monitoring and Evaluation System

Corporate Governance practices

Computer literacy in MS 365.

Excellent interpersonal, report writing and communication skills.

Bilingualism in at least two of the official languages of the Western Cape.

A valid Code B (or higher) driving licence.

Excellent problem solving and analytical ability.

Excellent inter-personal skills.

Ability to engage at both an operational and at Management level.

Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Task and goal directed

Sound organising and problem-solving abilities

Presentation skills

 

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