The centralised ERM function is a newly established function within GEMS Education. The ERM Officer will be supporting the VP Risk & Compliance and ERM Managers in setting up and driving the ERM function for GEMS Corporate Office, GEMS Entities and our Schools.
The Enterprise Risk Management officer is supporting the VP Risk & Compliance and the Enterprise Risk Management managers with the daily execution of the GEMS Education risk management program. This role involves pro-active interaction with many internal stakeholders, for which good communication skills are important
Support VP Risk & Compliance and ERM managers with implementation of all aspects of the risk function, including the implementation of processes, tools and systems to identify, assess, measure, manage, monitor and report risks.
Support VP Risk & Compliance and ERM managers with risk assessments with risk evaluations, which involves comparing estimated risks with criteria established by the organization such as costs, legal requirements and environmental factors, and evaluating the organization’s previous handling of risks.
Support VP Risk & Compliance and ERM managers with risk reporting in an appropriate way for different audiences, for example, to the board of directors so they understand the most significant risks, to business heads to ensure that they are aware of risks relevant to their parts of the business and to individuals to understand their accountability for individual risks.
Providing support, education and training to staff to build risk awareness within the organization
University Degree or equivalent
2 - 5 years Enterprise Risk Management experience in internationally operating companies, preferably in the educational sector
Job-Specific Knowledge & Skills:
Knowledge of ISO 31000 risk management guideline
Experience in facilitating risk awareness and identification workshops
Experience in generating reports