Risk Management Officer

Job Category: Accounting & Finance
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Kano
Salary: 101000-150000

Company Overview:
Sigma Consulting Group is a distinguished recruitment firm providing end-to-end recruitment solutions and strategic business consulting services. With over a decade of expertise, we specialize in specialist executive search, volume recruitment, and RPO, catering to high-demand sectors such as healthcare, technology, oil and gas, and e-commerce across Africa.

About Our Client:
Our client, Sabi Finance Microbank, is a forward-thinking financial institution dedicated to providing innovative microloans and financial literacy education to individuals and small businesses in Nigeria. They are committed to fostering personal and economic growth since 2015.

Role Summary:
As a Risk Management Officer, you will be responsible for identifying, assessing, and mitigating operational and financial risks to ensure the stability and security of the organization. You will play a key role in developing risk management strategies and implementing controls to safeguard assets and minimize losses.


  • Identify and analyze potential risks to the organization’s operations, finances, and reputation.
  • Develop risk assessment methodologies and frameworks to evaluate and prioritize risks.
  • Conduct risk assessments and audits to identify weaknesses and areas for improvement.
  • Implement risk mitigation strategies and controls to minimize exposure and losses.
  • Monitor key risk indicators and performance metrics to track risk levels and trends.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop risk management policies and procedures.
  • Provide training and guidance to staff on risk awareness and mitigation strategies.
  • Conduct investigations and root cause analyses to address incidents and breaches.
  • Prepare reports and presentations on risk management activities and findings.
  • Stay updated on industry best practices, regulatory requirements, and emerging risks.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Risk Management, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in risk management or a similar role in the financial services industry.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge of risk assessment methodologies and regulatory compliance standards.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Proficiency in risk management software and Microsoft Office applications.
  • Certification in risk management or related field is a plus.


  • Competitive salary with performance-based incentives.
  • Comprehensive benefits package including health insurance and retirement savings plan.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement.
  • Positive work environment with a focus on teamwork and collaboration.
  • Opportunity to contribute to the growth and success of a dynamic financial institution.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates should send their CV and cover letter to hiring@mysigma.io with the subject line “Risk Management Officer Application”.

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