Job Vacancy For Chief Risk Officer

A fast-growing financial institution is seeking for suitably qualified candidate for the following vacant position:- Chief Risk Officer

Functions and Responsibilities

•   Develop, implement and assess on an on-going basis the bank's organizational risk management programme ensuring the controls, procedures and resources are in place to effectively manage risk throughout the Bank
•   Develop, implement and monitor the Bank's Risk Reporting to ensure appropriate management of organizational Risks to Executive Committee and the Board of Directors
•   In collaboration with the compliance officer, keep abreast of, monitor and analyze developing trends and changes in regulatory compliance laws, rules and regulations and advise management of the operational impact of such trends and changes
•   Works with the compliance officer to facilitate implementation of new and regulatory  changes as necessary
•   Review, revise and develop Bank forms, contract, agreements and disclosures to ensure compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations
•   In consultation with legal department, he/she must ensure that the terms and conditions specified in forms, contracts, agreements and disclosures are accurate, complete and meet the needs of and properly protect the Bank
•   Participate in new product development and provide input regarding compliance concerns relevant to proposed and current products and services offered by the Bank
•   Works with the management team to ensure that the Bank is in compliance with all statutory and other regulatory requirements
•   Assist in development of Audit Risk assessment
•   Participate in Audit Committee meetings

Qualification Required & Experience

•   The successful candidate should have a minimum of a first degree with at least 10 years of experience in a financial institution, (including at least 5 years of Credit Risk Management at Senior Managerial Level)
•   Experience in banking operations, risk management, internal audit or compliance
•   Sound knowledge of Basel I, II and III
•   Ability to conduct thorough research, to interpret and understand laws and regulations, and provide workable recommendations and solutions to problems
•   Excellent verbal, written, telephone and interpersonal communication skills
•   Broad knowledge, and practical experience with other financial institutions operating ares, functions, products and services and the laws and regulations with apply to Banks
•   Excellent organizational, problem solving and analytical skills
•   Detail-oriented and ability to work independently
•   Ability to handle simultaneously, multiple task and changing priorities in an efficient and effective manner
•   Ability to work with a financial institution branch environment
•   Good knowledge and skills in Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, Access adn PowerPoint)

General Considerations

•   Candidates with less than 10 years experience but not below seven years can apply in all categories but must show extra capability and qualification in leadership
•   Candidates are generally expected to have a good first degree at least second class lower division.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Candidates should clearly state the position interested in on top of the envelope. Suitably qualified candidates should submit their curriculum vitae and cover letters to:-

The Advertiser
PMB CT 263
Cantonments - Accra

or send you application by email to:-

Closing Date: 23 November, 2015