McKinsey & Company Jobs in Kenya : Risk Manager


Job Code : FLSUED03
Job description
SUED is a donor-funded, 6-year programme whose core objective is to provide sustainable urban economic development in Small and Medium Towns (SMTs) in Kenya. The programme improved urban economic planning at county level, improved sub-national business environment reforms and established an Urban Investment Advisory Facility (UIAF) to support public-private investment in Infrastructure and high potential value chains across Kenya.
Detailed Description
The Risk Manager will oversee and direct all aspects of risk from project design, planning, scheduling, budgeting and implementation. The PRM ensures effective management of resources required to accomplish all aspects of the programme in scope, schedule, and budget.

Key Responsibilities:
• Develop and establish a holistic SUED risk management matrix covering all the components of the programme
• Oversee the integration of the risk management within individual projects, ensuring the level of service support is available for each project in development and/or delivery
• Lead the formulation of corrective action plans and leads discussions with the project delivery teams, confirm their suitability and monitor effective implementation to ensure arising risks are resolved with efficiency for both internal and external stakeholders
• Maintain and regularly update the risk register and immediately highlights any risks that could impact on the critical path

Desired Skills
• A graduate degree in related field in addition to specialised qualifications in Risk Management
• Extensive and proven experience working on risk management within large-scale and complex projects
• Strong facilitation and problem-solving skills
• Ability to work effectively with members of the PMU as well as with external stakeholders
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English

How to Apply
Please submit your CV and cover letter, highlighting your qualifications and reasons for your interest in the position, by 23 rd October 2015 via email to: [email protected] using the job title and job code in the subject line. We will only contact eligible candidates for interview. No phone calls please. McKinsey is an equal opportunity employer.