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Posted 7 months ago

Location : Mutare

Closing Date : 18 November 2022

Manicaland State University of Applied Sciences (MSUAS)

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill the following posts:

*NB: Manicaland State University of Applied Sciences is an equal opportunities employer. In the interest of promoting gender parity, female candidates are encouraged to apply.



The Risk Officer plays a pivotal role in the formulation and implementation of policy frameworks in the overall management of University risks.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Undertake a comprehensive risk assessment for all University departments, operations, processes, equipment and facilities.
  • Formulate and recommend risk mitigation plans, policies and protocols.
  • Maintain and review the University Risk Management Framework.
  • Champion the compilation and review of University’s Strategic Risk register.
  • Champion the compilation and review of Departmental Risk registers.
  • Quantify risk limits.
  • Manage and administer the University’s insurance portfolio.
  • Supervise the filing of insurance claims, monitor progress and verify that payments have been done.
  • Liaise with the Safety Officer on all issues pertaining to risk inherent in Occupational Health and Safety.
  • Be responsible for all risk related Training and Development of staff.
  • Compile quarterly risk management reports.
  • Maintain and update accidents register.
  • Communicate the University’s risk profile to Risk Management Committee.
  • Carrying out any other duties as assigned from time to time.
Desired Qualifications and Experience
  • First Degree Degree in Insurance and Risk Management or equivalent.
  • Masters Degree in Insurance and Risk Management or equivalent.
  • At least 4 years’ experience in a Risk Management environment in a reputable organization where University experience will be an added advantage.
  • Leadership and people management skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels.
  • Decision making and critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to work in a team.
  • Good organizational skills.


Interested candidates must submit six (6) sets of hardcopy applications, certified copies of certificates, transcripts, national identification (ID & birth certificate) and a detailed curriculum vitae giving full personal particulars including full name, place and date of birth, qualifications, date of availability, current salary, contact details, names and addresses of three referees addressed to:

Director – HR, Monitoring & Evaluation

Manicaland State University of Applied Sciences

Bag 7001, Stair Guthrie Road


By no later than 1400 hours on 18 November 2022. Applicants should clearly indicate the post being applied for on the application letter, and only shortlisted candidates will be communicated to.


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