Head Of Risk At Adexen Recruitment Agency 2023

Adexen Recruitment Agency is currently inviting applications from suitably qualified and interested persons who are willing to work as a head of risk.

  • Job Title: Head of Risk

  • Location: Lagos
  • Job Seniority: Director
  • Job Category: HSE & Security

Head Of Risk



  • Responsible for Risk Management activities
  • Oversee the assessment of operations (Machinery, Equipment, Controls, Processes, Safety, Environmental) by deploying Group Risk Management tools that facilitates the end to end process of risk identification and scoring of same
  • Provide assurance that the ERM framework is effective and that the business units exposures remain within its risk appetite
  • Monitor the implementation of actions plans to address key risks identified from Engineering Survey, Risk & Control Self Assessments (RCSAs), and reported loss incidents.
  • Maintain daily communication with Plant Operations to ensure assets performance.
  • Attend Management Committee meetings and present or discuss key risks identified that require immediate redress.
  • Effectively create a riskaware culture through awareness programs, training, or activities.
  • Identify and mitigate asset reliability risks that could adversely affect plant operations using acceptable engineering methodologies and tools.
  • Coordinate investigations of equipment related incident/accidents.
  • Conduct production process reviews, acceptance testing and inspections on new and existing equipment.
  • Work with Plant technical team to ensure preventive/predictive maintenance of Plant equipment.
  • Support plant maintenance and manufacturing cost objectives and reduction efforts
  • Monitor the Business Unit’s risk exposure closely to ensure operational efficiency, target sales, dispatch and proper redress of limiting factors.
  • Support the identification, assessment, mitigation and management of key risks in alignment with business strategy, with focus on – Production, Operational, Safety, Transport & Logistics, Business Continuity, Insurance and Credit Risks.
  • Monitor the implementation of actions plans to address key risks identified from Engineering Survey, Risk & Control Self Assessments (RCSAs), and reported loss incidents.
  • Credit Facility Processing
  • Administration of Sales Orders
  • Payments/Debt Monitoring
  • Maintenance of Relevant Registers
  • Collateral Management.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in an Engineering related course, Process, Mechanical Industrial and Production or Chemical Engineering;
  • Masters’ degree in a relevant field of study is a plus
  • Minimum of 10 years’ relevant experience in a similar senior role in either chemical, fertilizer, petrochemical, or manufacturing industry.
  • Good interpersonal skills with strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good knowledge of a Risk management software.


Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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