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Chief Risk Officer

United Bank for Africa (Z) Ltd

This is a Full-time position in Lusaka, Zambia posted 28/04/2021.

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United Bank for Africa (Z) Ltd


Essential Information:

A Chief Risk Officer works to provide leadership, vision and direction for the
country’s business risk . A Chief Risk Officer also works to design
effective response strategies to mitigate against multiple risks affecting the
country’s business.

Job Duties:

> Establish an integrated risk management framework (ERM), risk parameters and metrics – losses and incidents, key risk exposures and early warning indicators for all aspects of risk across the Country office.
> Review business activities based on risk exposures, optimize the country’s risk portfolio through business activities and risk transfer strategies.
> Identify frails in business processes and operations, develop process-transformation plans to revamp .
> Improve risk management readiness amongst staff through communication and trainings/awareness programs, risk-based performance measurement and incentives.
> Ensure adherence to the Group’s Risk management policies. Quantify the country risk appetite through establishment of specific risk limits.
> Identify emerging risks across the bank’s risk management portfolios, analyze and ensure high-level control interventions to manage emerging trends.
> Actively drive the improvement of risk management processes in line with global best practices.
> Escalate challenges to country’s Executive Management, the Board and GCRO.
> Identify key risk peculiar to the country; classify and communicate to all staff to avoid susceptibility among staff.


> Ability to identify potential risks.
> Investigative skills.
> Excellent analytical skills.
> Excellent communication skills both written and oral.
> Tenacious and solution-driven.
> High level of integrity.
> Organizational skills.
> Good leadership skills.

Job Requirements & Knowledge:

> Good knowledge of Risk Management practices.
> Extensive knowledge & application of credit analysis.
> Knowledge of the bank’s credit culture, policies and procedures.
> Good understanding of all business operations.
> Good knowledge of the policies and laws of the country’s Regulatory bodies.

Application requirements:

> Candidates must have at least 8 years Banking experience, minimum of 5 years’ experience in Risk Management.
> Candidate must possess a degree (with minimum grade of Credit) in Finance, Economics, Business Administration, Statistics, or Management.
> Additional qualification – MBA/MSc, a Professional Certification in a closely related field is strongly recommended.
> Candidates must have a minimum of 5 credits on their Grade 12 results with Mathematics and English included.

To Apply:

Qualified candidates meeting the above requirements must send a copy of their
CV, a cover letter, and academic qualifications to
before 05th May 2021.

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