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Head Risk Management


Nairobi ,Kenya

2 weeks ago

Job Description

Develop and implement an ICT Risk Management Framework Managing the implementation of all aspects of the risk department i.e. operational risk, market risk, ICT risk and lending risk- this include but not limited to implementation of processes, tools and systems to identify, assess, measure, manage, monitor and report risks. Planning, designing and implementing an overall risk management process and monitoring the management of all risks, thereby ensuring the overall effectiveness of the process of corporate governance through the Risk Management Framework. Assisting in the development of and managing processes to identify and evaluate business areas’ risks and control self-assessments as well as managing the process for developing risk policies and procedures, risk limits and approval authorities. On-going monitoring of the risk-taking activities and risk exposures to ensure they are in line with the board-approved risk appetite, risk limits and corresponding capital or liquidity need

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Must possess proven business development skills, knowledge of the overall business marketplace
  2. Proven strong financial analysis and lending risk management
  3. Maintain a thorough knowledge of ICT, Lending, Operational & Market risks and a complete understanding of the corresponding policies
  4. Good understanding of Banking laws and regulations

Education + Experience

  1. A Bachelor’s degree in Financial Risk Management, Finance, Accounting or related field from a recognized institution A master’s degree in business related field Professional qualification risk management Eighty (8) years’ work experience with at least three (3) years extensive experience in risk management in the banking sector or any financial institution