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  • Posted: Nov 22, 2022
    Deadline: Dec 7, 2022
  • Mastercard Foundation is a global foundation based in Toronto, Canada. Our programs promote financial inclusion and advance youth learning in Africa. The Foundation was established in 2006 through the generosity of Mastercard when it became a public company. From inception, the Foundation was designed to be a separate entity and independent from Mastercar...
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    Lead, Enterprise Risk Management


    Enterprise Risk Management

    • Provide input into the ERM policy, risk profile, risk appetite and risk management activities from a regional perspective
    • Promote cultural awareness of risk management that will assist in responsible risk taking within the region
    • Contribute to the development and deployment of strategic risk management frameworks, programs and processes needed to build a robust, strong and sustainable control environment in the country
    • Identify significant risks or exposures related to internal controls, compliance and governance then collaborate on solutions.
    • Conduct enterprise risk assessments at regional level to update the Foundation’s risk profile including risk management activities and end to end business process reviews to address key risks.
    • Monitor and report on the risk profile and the implementation of risk management activities to the country and regional leadership
    • Drive mitigation and embedment of remedial actions for identified issues
    • Research and incorporate best practices including leveraging technology, third party relationships and data analytics to identify trends and potential risk areas
    • Drive comprehensive incident management i.e. identification, analysis and remediation of actual or potential incidents impacting the foundation to learn from incidents and prevent reoccurrence
    • Participate in regional senior management meetings including various forums in an advisory capacity on risk and audit matters or on design of key controls
    • Other duties and responsibilities as required

    Stakeholder Management

    • Maintain positive relationships with stakeholders and steer collaborations across the Foundation’s functions and with stakeholders including program partners, external auditors, colleagues and communities
    • External professional engagement with Internal Audit and Risk practitioners

    Team management

    • Assist with talent planning, resourcing, performance evaluation and staff engagement
    • Train foundation teams in different aspects including risk management, internal controls, governance aspects

    Who You Are

    • A university degree in accounting or a related field. Master’s degree in accounting or related field will be an added advantage
    • Relevant professional qualifications
    • Accreditation as a member with a recognized institute of internal auditors or professional accounting body
    • Member of a relevant professional body.
    • Minimum 10 years in audit or risk roles within large and/or global organizations, with at least 4 years in a senior internal audit or risk management role.
    • Previous work in the development sector is a definite asset.
    • Experience in planning and performing all stages in the enterprise risk management process, business reviews and investigations
    • Excellent ability to assess risks and exercise judgment in making important decisions.
    • Experience in preparing and presenting reports to senior leadership team
    • Impeccable integrity that exemplify the Foundation’s values.
    • You are flexible, adaptable, and able to execute a range of job duties and changing priorities.
    • You possess excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills with the ability to articulate information to a variety of constituents across cultures.
    • You possess professional maturity and sensitivity with different cultures
    • Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated experience collaborating with cross-functional teams and engaging with a range of stakeholders
    • Demonstrate a commitment to Mastercard Foundation’s values and vision.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Mastercard Foundation on to apply

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