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Engineering Council of South Africa Recruitment 2023/2024

Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates for Engineering Council of South Africa Recruitment 2023/2024.


Engineering Council of South Africa is a reputable firm in South Africa.

We are recruiting to fill the following position below:

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Job Title: Enterprise Risk Manager


The Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) is a statutory body charged with the mandate to regulate the engineering profession in accordance with the Engineering Profession Act 46 of 2000.

Position Summary: The Enterprise Risk Manager position has become available. The position will be responsible for ensuring sound operations, risk management, mitigation, governance, and compliance within the organization by directing the implementation, maintenance, and management of strategic and business risks; to maximize organization performance which will in turn result in satisfied stakeholders, including customers. The position will report to the Chief Executive Officer.

Key Performance Areas:


  • Provide oversight over the Enterprise Risk Management framework that integrates risk management with the ECSA’s strategic objectives.
  • Develop strategies to entrench a risk management culture in the institution.
  • Assess and maintain the risk maturity profile of the organization




  • Ensure the organization is kept up to date with pending regulatory changes, trends, and best practices and assess the potential impact of these changes on our processes and strategies with regard to risk;
  • Lead the identification, communication, monitoring, measurement, and management of company-wide risks. Examples include: Business risk, Fraud risk, and Security risks, all managed and maintained in the Business continuity plan
  • Conduct risk assessments to identify current and emerging risks.
  • Develop and maintain risk management Systems, software, and related tools
  • Continuously monitor and update the risk registers and appropriate risk tools.
  • Engage the organization in assurance activities and evaluate, recommend, and implement process design improvements to achieve greater efficiencies.
  • Provide guidance and training to promote risk control awareness, ownership, and accountability.
  • Support enterprise risk reporting requirements for Executive Management and the Risk Committee of the Board
  • Facilitate training and coach ECSA staff on Risk Management.
  • Develop and track risk-based ISO internal systems audit schedule; open issues and action plans
  • Maintain risk management documentation, including risk register and supporting documents up to date to ensure correctness and consistency with best practices.
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Business Continuity Management

  • Develop, maintain, and implement business continuity plan and disaster recovery strategies for the institution.
  • Develop contingency plans to deal with organizational emergencies.
  • Conduct business impact analysis for all the functions of ECSA.
  • Plan, conduct, and debrief regular mock-disaster exercises to test the adequacy of existing plans and strategies, updating procedures and plans regularly.
  • Coordinate the crisis management committee.

Desired Experience & Qualification

  • Minimum NQF 8 qualification in a relevant discipline; a Master’s degree is desirable
  • 8 years’ experience in Risk Management of which a minimum of 3 years should be in the management level; reporting to ARC commitee
  • Enterprise Risk Management Certified Professional (ERMCP) or equivalent.
  • Thorough understanding of ISO 31000 and COSO Framework
  • Knowledge of Risk Management process design, development, implementation and maintenance;
  • Knowledge of Risk Based auditing;
  • Advanced verbal, written and presentation skills;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.

Package & Remuneration



How to Apply

Interested applicants should kindly visit the company website for more details and submit the application(s).