Africa Graduate Programme at Control Risks Nigeria

Control Risks exists to make our clients succeed. We are a specialist risk consultancy that helps to create secure, compliant and resilient organisations in an age of ever-changing risk.

Applications are invited for:

Title: Africa Graduate Programme

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time


  • As part of its talent development strategy, Control Risks is embarking on the fifth iteration of its Africa Graduate Programme – AGP (V).
  • This programme is aimed at providing an opportunity to young African graduates from diverse backgrounds to gain skills and develop their workplace experience.
  • Upon successful completion of the programme, graduates may be offered an opportunity to join Control Risks on a full-time basis in one of its offices in Africa.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • This is a rotation-based programme where graduates will be embedded with different teams and service lines in different settings which will not always be office-based.
  • Deliver client-centric research, analysis, and report writing to the highest standard in often challenging timelines.
  • Carry out activities to support business development initiatives.
  • Build strong and enduring relationships on a local and international level within Control Risks..
  • Understand our Purpose and Values


  • To thrive on AGP (V) you should welcome flexibility, change and challenge.
  • Beyond your analytical, and research skills you need to be open minded, articulate and confident with excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • You will need a strong team ethic to work effectively with colleagues and clients.
  • We expect you to be self-motivated and to positively embrace a dynamic work environment and workload.
  • We expect you to be commercially aware, so you can quickly grasp our clients’ issues and the opportunities that enable their success.
  • Educated to at least Degree level (with honours) or equivalent.
  • Strong computer literacy.
  • Key thematic areas of focus for AGP (V) are; data analytics, ESG, Cyber security and forensics.
  • Additional international language skills desirable to CFER C1-C2 (or equivalent) level in; French (mandatory for Senegal AGP), Arabic, Mandarin, Portugues or Spanish.
  • Must have completed National Youth Service Corp (NYSC ) – for Nigeria graduates, or where applicable similar mandatory youth training.
  • A maximum of 2 years post graduate work experience


  • Problem Solving
  • Excellent communicator (both written and verbal)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrates initiative
  • Creativity in problem solving
  • Collaborates effectively
  • Ability to work in a fast pace environment
  • Analytical skills.


  • Behaviours reflective of our company Values are: Integrity and Ethics, Collaboration and Teamwork, Commitment to People and Professionalism and Excellence.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.


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