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Enterprise Risk Manager

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

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

  • Leadership, organisation, development, direction, and day-to-day management for the Enterprise Risk Management Group to ensure effective allocation of resources to support the achievement of strategic objectives and the bank’s business plan.
  • Provide ongoing assessments to bank management on the adequacy of internal controls as well as general and specific bank risks such as credit risk, market risk, liquidity risk and operational risks.
  • Provide accurate and ongoing independent assessments to bank management on the quality of the bank’s assets and systems for internal controls through the Internal Audit and Asset Review functions.
  • Preparation and approval of annual budget and operating plan, by both management and the Board Audit Committee, with specific details of Enterprise Risk Review programs.
  • Works with other units of the bank to assure that the System Cooperation Philosophy is successfully implemented. Participate in the System-wide Risk Management Committee Work-group.
  • Articulate a strategy and execution to continuously improve the enterprise-wide risk management capabilities of a large and complex bank in the context of high and rising risk management needs and regulatory expectations.
  • Perform other functions as assigned by Chief Risk Officer.

Qualification, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, economics or business administration and/or MBA, CFA, CPA or other risk related designations desirable.
  • Preferably 6 – 8 years of progressive relevant experience in a similar position within the Banking sector.
  • Broad knowledge of risk management concepts including but not limited to credit risk, market risk, operational risk, internal audit and asset review.
  • Broad knowledge of risk management techniques, functions and best practices in a commercial bank regulatory environment.
  • Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of management and staff.
  • Excellent general leadership, financial management, negotiation, communication, decision making and human relations skills.

Method of Application

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
26 May 15:00
Email applications to
vacancies.recruitmentzambia@gmail.com
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