Risk Coordinator

Reference: 9144  AV
Consultant: Anneke Viviers 

Job Description: 

  • Risk Identification and Assessment
  • Facilitate the identification and assessment risks that may impact operations, objectives, and reputation.
  • Update and maintain existing risk registers that document the identified risks, their potential impact, and likelihood.
  • Risk Mitigation and Control
  • Facilitate the development of risk management strategies and action plans to mitigate, transfer, or control identified risks.
  • Monitor the effectiveness of risk mitigation measures and adjust them as necessary.
  • Risk Reporting
  • Prepare regular reports on risk exposure and communicate them to the relevant teams.
  • Provide periodic updates to the Risk and Compliance Manager regarding significant risk developments and assist in the preparation of the annual risk report.
  • Compliance and Regulation
  • Stay informed about relevant laws, regulations, and industry standards related to risk management.
  • Ensure the organisation’s risk management practices are compliant with applicable laws, regulations, and best practice.
  • Risk Communication and Capacity Building
  • Foster a risk-aware culture within the organisation by promoting open communication and awareness of risks at all levels.
  • Working Relationship
  • Work closely with all Departments, Projects, and Operations.
  • Interacts, when required and under the guidance of the R&C Manager, with  Network, other organisations, and donors.


  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, risk management, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in the field of risk management or other related areas.
  • Must have a sound knowledge of risk management frameworks and risk assessment methodologies.
  • Experience of working with field-based conservation and development initiatives is desirable.

How to Apply: 

  • Email your comprehensive CV to exceedhr@exceed.co.za. 
  • If you are already registered, please forward your CV and the relevant reference number to the consultant with whom you are currently registered in order to avoid duplicity on our system. 
  • We reserve the right to only conduct interviews with candidates of choice. 
  • Applicants who have not received feedback within 30 days from the closing date must please accept their application as unsuccessful.