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Head, Risk Practice at HPA Corporate Resourcing



HPA Corporate Resourcing – Our client, a highly reputable Consulting firm committed to the highest level of professional standards, is recruiting a result-oriented individual with a distinguished career to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head, Risk Practice

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • The Head, Risk Practice’s responsibilities include assisting clients in developing and maintaining best-practice risk management architectural, governance, cultural, and compliance frameworks. The position reports directly to the Head, Advisory.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist clients to create frameworks for identifying potential risks that may affect their companies’ performance and proffer techniques to mitigate risks.
  • Offer various risk management consulting services to diverse clients across various sectors (Power, Financial Services, Telecommunications, Energy, Oil & Gas, Public sector etc.)
  • Convey best-practice advisory offerings to clients’ to advance their risk management programs..
  • Partner with relevant market experts to forecast future market conditions regarding client portfolios and plan appropriate risk management solutions.


  • Provide strategic leadership to the team to support and enable the organization in achieving its vision and mission.
  • Create staffing plans for short term, mid-term and long-term risk projects
  • Drive thought leadership that engenders research and development around evolving issues and solutions affecting risk management.
  • Manage a team responsible for designing risk management frameworks, standards and best practices guidelines.
  • Manage project teams of consultants and analysts.

Business Development:

  • Generate Risk Advisory mandates across diverse sectors, including but not limited to Power, Telecommunications, Energy, Governments, Financial Services, etc.
  • Contribute immeasurably to the business development process, including through the identification of new leads.
  • Develop and sustain high-level business relationships with relevant stakeholders.


  • Develop and sustain partnerships with relevant professional and private networks.
  • Track global industry benchmarks, and constantly scan industry opportunities and threats.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Head, Advisory.


  • Minimum of a Master’s Degree in any Business or Science-related discipline.
  • Professional Qualification (ACCA OR ACA OR CFA) is mandatory
  • Risk Management Certification is required
  • Other relevant certifications and membership of professional associations will be an added advantage.

Work experience:

  • A minimum of fifteen (15) years of relevant work experience.
  • A minimum of five (5) years experience at a senior leadership level.
  • A minimum of five (5) years of hands-on risk management experience in the risk function of a Fortune 500 company.
  • Must have implemented a minimum of ten (10) Risk Management consulting projects from start to end.


  • Solid organizational abilities, including planning, delegating, program development and task facilitation.
  • Team-building skills and an ability to coach team members.


  • Excellent and proven business development skills
  • Proven success in business development across sectors such as Energy, Power, Telecommunications and Financial services
  • Solid knowledge and a good grasp of socio-economic and development issues across the globe.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • High level of initiative and creativity.
  • High energy levels and determination to achieve set objectives & goals.
  • Ability to network and build partnerships with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Competence in using standard Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint); SAP knowledge is desirable.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong work ethics with a high degree of passion and commitment.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to: [email protected] with “Senior Consultant – Learning” as the subject of the email.

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