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Chief Risk Officer

  • Location: Lagos, Nigeria
  • Ref #: RK2345
  • Date Posted: 23-Jan-2017

Overview:

Our client is one of the leading corporate and investment banks in Africa offering innovative advisory, capital markets, financing and principal investing solutions.

 

In line with the company's desire to ensure that key roles are filled by best-in-class talents with the requisite skills and experience, the company seeks to hire a Chief Risk Officer.

Detailed Job Description:

The Chief Risk Officer will be responsible for developing, implementing and coordinating the organisation’s risk management strategy, ensuring compliance with control procedures and risk management frameworks through continuous identification, measurement and reporting of risk position.
  • First degree or its equivalent in any relevant discipline

  • An MBA or MSc in a Finance-related discipline is desirable

  • A professional qualification such as Recognized professional certification such as CFA, CIS, ACCA, ACA, CFP, GARP, PRMIA or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized professional body

  • Minimum of 15 years’ post qualification experience in risk management or related area within the Financial Services Industry, with at least 10 years in a senior management role in a banking institution

  • Strong business acumen and tact, and an ability to relate with highest levels of Management at financial institutions

  • Proven ability to manage market, liquidity and enterprise risk

  • Deep understanding of risk management trends in the local & international financial services industry

  • Clear understanding and knowledge of the business objectives and processes of various functions

  • Deep understanding of enterprise risk management strategies, techniques and reporting applications

  • Proven track record in the effective leadership and motivation of staff

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

  • Good sense of judgment

  • High level of integrity and maintenance of sound ethics

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills

  • High level of initiative and good attention to detail

  • High level strategic thinking capabilities.

  • Strong leadership, supervisory and people management skills

  • Good administration and organization skills

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