Reputable Bank
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almost 2 years ago

Operational and Market Risk Officer

A reputable Commercial Bank in Zambia is seeking to recruit self-motivated, enthusiastic and innovative persons to fill the following position(s):

Reporting to Chief Risk Officer, s/he will perform the responsibility of:

  • Implementing the framework, procedures and practices to ensure that operational, market/ liquidity risks are appropriately identified, measured, monitored and controlled.
  • Drive the implementation of market risk action plan approved by the Board.
  • Responsible for Bank’s compliance with country specific regulatory requirements for Operational, Market and Liquidity risk management.
  • Identifying country specific business risks in light of strategy and country/business specific operational changes.
  • Oversee and ensure the integrity of operational risk assessment process across the business.
  • Ensure Treasury compliance with the bank’s Market & Liquidity risk management policies, processes, procedures and defined limits.
  • Establish processes that mitigates and avert potential Market & Liquidity risk exposures which are likely to exceed the bank’s defined risk appetite on a proactive basis
  • Liaise with other departments including internal audit, IT etc for improvement of the Operational, Market & Liquidity risk management function.
  • Perform other functions as assigned by the Chief Risk Officer

Qualification and Skills:

  • First degree in any relevant discipline.
  • Preferably 3-5 years’ experience in a similar position.
  • Sound and detailed knowledge of trading dynamics, treasury products and Treasury operations.
  • Knowledge of operational risk best practices.
  • Sound knowledge of asset and liability management
  • Detailed knowledge of regulatory policies and objectives
  • Generic Skills
  • Strategic Focus/ Orientation
  • Initiative/ Proactive
  • Analytical skills / Problem solving
  • Resilience, Tenacity and Integrity
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Communication (oral & written)

How to Apply

Please clearly indicate the job title in the subject of your email and use your full name and the job you are applying for as the filename of your application. Applications should consist of your cover letter and CV only, in a single document. Hand delivered or posted applications will not be accepted. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

All applications should be e-mailed to:

Application deadline
25 Jan 15:00
Email applications to

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