Assistant General Manager Job – Risk and Compliance at GA Insurance

Assistant General Manager Job – Risk and Compliance at GA Insurance… See details on how to apply for the opportunities available at GA Insurance.


GA Insurance Ltd was incorporated in 1979 after the exit of General Accident Insurance. The company has over 50 years’ experience in general insurance underwriting, inherited from its parent firm, General Accident Insurance (UK). It continues to underwrite various classes of risks in the general insurance segment, which includes medical and travel insurance.


  • Designing and implementing an overall risk management process for the organisation, which includes an analysis of the financial impact on the company when risks occur
  • Review and maintain the Company’s Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Framework ensuring that the right risks are identified and are being managed; the assessments of the likelihood and consequences of each identified risk are current and realistic; and plans for managing each identified risk, including decisions to bear any risks unmitigated, are appropriate and effectively implemented.
  • Establish the Company’s Stress Testing Framework that covers the major risks (Operational and Liquidity Risks)
  • Carry out periodic analysis to ensure that the Company’s risk appetite with regard to the Credit risk management processes is maintained and achieved.
  • Develop, maintain, and update the Company’s Internal Risk Assessment Process in line with the Company’s Strategic Plans, regulatory requirements, and risk management practices.
  • Ensure the necessary policies, procedures and controls are in place with regard to complying with applicable laws, regulations and international standards and best practices applicable to the Insurance Industry.
  • Ensure the Company is in compliance with various internal policies and procedures; and external regulation such as IRA/CBK regulations and relevant laws.
  • Implement and monitor the Company’s Anti-Money Laundering & Whistle-blowing programme.
  • Aggregate, review, and report, at least quarterly, information on the major risk exposures of the Company’s Business and Support Units.
  • Acts as the contact person for IRA regulators and inspectors and ensures AML compliance and returns are done in accordance with the Proceeds of Crime and Anti-Money Laundering & Prevention of Terrorism Acts.
  • Facilitate Company-wide required trainings on AML Compliance and other risk related required trainings.
  • Establish a culture within the Company that emphasizes commitment to internal controls, risk management and high ethical standards.
  • Oversee and manage the Company’s Information security systems while ensuring the security triad of Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability is achieved and maintained.
  • Develops the risk & compliance annual strategy and budget for the department.
  • Oversee and manage the implementation of the Company’s Business Continuity Planning and Disaster Recovery Management.
  • Represent the risk and compliance function at the MANCO, strategy, and other committee meetings as and when requested and advice on risk issues. Ensuring business heads understand the risks that might affect their departments; ensuring individuals understand their own accountability for individual risks
  • Compile Risk reports and other presentation materials for the BRMC quarterly meetings and oral presentations to the BRMC.
  • Minute the BRMC meeting and notify the management and respective functional heads on resolutions arrived at.
  • Act as the contact person for GA’s subsidiaries in relation to risk matters, develop & compile risk reports and make oral presentations in their BARC quarterly meetings.
  • Building risk awareness amongst staff by providing support and training within the company


Knowledge, Experience, and Qualifications

  • University degree in any of the following subjects is not mandatory, but preferable, Risk Management, Management or Business Studies, Finance or Economics, Science, Statistics, Engineering and Law.
  • Postgraduate qualification and professional risk qualification will be an added advantage.
  • At least 8 years’ experience in Financial Services with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience in Risk & Compliance at Senior Manager level in Insurance, Banking or Financial Services Sector.
  • Ability to understand and document workflows and business processes.
  • Knowledge and effective application of Insurance policies, processes, and practices.
  • A sound understanding of regulatory framework.
  • Ability to understand and interpret financial information and principles.

Method of Application

Submit your CV, copies of relevant documents and Application to  [email protected]

Use the title of the position as the subject of the email.

Application Deadline: 27th September 2022. Protection Status