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Operating Division: Transnet Freight Rail
Position Title: Snr Consultant
Employee Group: Permanent
Department: Risk
Location: Parktown
Reporting To: Executive Manager
Grade Level: E
Reference Number: 50012989

Position Purpose:
The Senior Consultant is responsible for develop, evaluate and implement guidelines, systems and processes to enable line
management to vigilantly manage operational risks in line with Transnet Freight Rail

s Enterprise Risk Management (ERM)
framework and to add value to Transnet Freight Rail

s operational processes. Facilitate implementation of the Business
Continuity Management (BCM) policy, strategy and processes

Position outputs:

 Provide a framework to enable line management to systematically identify, evaluate and treat all operational risks and
monitor the effectiveness of control measures and risk treatment plans within their operational areas

 Recommend appropriate operational risk models, tools and techniques to measure and manage the costs, losses and
implications of these risks as well as potential operational risk exposures

 Recommend good practice around operational risk management and ensure that the region is aligned with Transnet Freight
Rails operational risk management strategy and plan

 Ensure that the region identifies, evaluates and monitors operational risks and propose new and improved controls
Commission audits and assessments of operational risk management processes in the region

 Compile reports on the results of operational risk audits, report on findings and develop appropriate strategies to implement

 Undertake a regular risk-focused professional review of all major risks and losses within the region

 Examine activities, assess risks involved and evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of the processes, systems and
controls to manage risks

 Facilitate the implementation of the Business Continuity Management (BCM) strategy and policy throughout the region
Maintain the central register of Business Continuity Plans (BCPs)

 Support and monitor the implementation and testing of BCPs

 Implement Loss prevention solutions

Qualifications & Experience

 B Degree or Diploma in Risk Management, SHEQ or equivalent is required

 A minimum of 8 years working experience in an operational risk management function

 Demonstrable exposure to operational risk management best practice and current trends in the discipline

 Demonstrated leadership capabilities

 Be in possession of a (Code B) Driver

s Licence and be competent and prepared to drive such a vehicle

 Understanding of the rail industry.

 Knowledge and understanding of Enterprise Risk Management principles

 Extensive knowledge of operational management function

 Knowledge of various operational risk management models, tools and techniques.





 Interpersonal Skills

 Report Writing Skills

 Communication Skills, both verbal and written

 Financial Acumen

 Analytical Skills

 Decision Making

 High ethical standards

 Presentation and facilitation skills

 Consultation and advisory




 Safety orientated

 Adhering to principles and values

 Attentive to detail


 Change resilience

 Self confidence


 Moral and ethics outlook



 People orientated

 Maintain confidentiality


 Results orientated

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