Risk Officer


A Reputable Company

Job Summary

Perform the duties of a Risk Officer

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

  • Support the Head, Risk and Compliance, to develop and implement the enterprise wide risk management framework and practices across the Fund.
  • Develop tools and analytics for managing the Fund’s risk exposures especially for credit and operational risks.
  • Lead routine risk assessment exercises; analyzing results and ensuring that corrective action plans are implemented per schedule.
  • Build and maintain a Risk Register for the Fund.
  • Provide regular reports to Head, Risk and Compliance and other stakeholders, on various risks being managed together with their status.
  • Assist the Head, Risk and Compliance in building a strong risk awareness and culture for the Fund.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

Skills and Qualification

a. Academic Requirements:

  • A First Degree in Accounting / Economics / Banking & Finance or related subject.
  • Professional qualification will be advantageous.

b. Experience/ Professional Requirements:

  • Minimum of 5 years prior experience in a governance, risk and control role with practical experience in building or working with credit / operational risk models and analytics.
  • Good understanding of operations of financial services and mutual fund businesses will be desirable.
  • Knowledge in emerging risks that are relevant to the operations of pension / mutual fund businesses.

c. Technical Skills:

  • Expertise in Microsoft office tools like MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook is fundamental.
  • Practical experience in a business or statistical analytical software.
  • Moderately savvy in the use of technology applications and / or Enterprise Resource Program
  • Sound knowledge of applicable process and control standards as well as regulatory requirements, policies and guidelines relating to mutual funds management.

d. Specific skills:

  • Have excellent communication, negotiation, leadership and collaboration skills
  • Highly analytical, task oriented and able to think-out of the box
  • Possess good interpersonal and team management skills
  • Possess solid skills in process review/ mapping, project management and report writing
  • Have advanced decision making and problem solving skills
  • Possess business acumen, knowledge and professionalism
  • Proficiency in verbal and written communication
  • Planning and organizing

e. Must demonstrate ability to:

  • Be a team player that motivates and educates other team members
  • Maintain a clean work-desk culture
  • Set and manage priorities
  • Comprehend complex, operational issues
  • Work with less or no supervision and meet deadlines

Interested and Qualified Person's should send CV's to  [email protected]

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