Chief Risk Officer Vacancy

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  • Nairobi

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Chief Risk Officer
Chief risk officer
Full Time
Human Resources
KSh Confidential
2 days ago
Job Summary

Accountable for enabling the efficient and effective governance of significant risks, and related opportunities.

Qualification Level: Bachelor
Experience Level: Management level
Experience Length: 15 years

Job Description

Lafayette Resources is founded on the philosophy of long lasting partnerships. We are Bold and Tenacious, we love to take on big challenges and win, and we always partner closely with our clients in providing sustainable and lasting solutions.

The Chief Risk Officer (CRO) is the Executive accountable for enabling the efficient and effective governance of significant risks, and related opportunities, to the business and its various segments.

Our Client considers the CRO position very critical and strategic. This role is constantly evolving, and as the company adopts new technologies, the CRO must keep up and govern information security, protect against fraud and guard Intellectual property; they must develop internal controls and oversee internal audits, so that threats from within and without can be identified before they result in regulatory issues

Risks are commonly categorized as strategic, reputational, operational, financial, or compliance-related. The CRO is accountable to the senior leadership, the CEO and the Board for enabling the business to balance risk and reward.

This is a highly specialized role, at the Senior level (C Suite)

Are you ready to make a significant career move?

The Job, what is expected of you

You are highly reliable, very disciplined and precise, and also have the ability to evaluate facts in a logical and systematic way.

You are able to think through problems, issues and assignments thoroughly, and with a great deal of depth and attention to detail. You are diligent and inquisitive, are usually curious and likes to understand the real causes of problems. You are analytical with a keen eye for detail, and you endeavor to do your job perfectly.

You have respect for order and structure, and will follow policies, guidelines and rules closely, as well as protocol.

You are still here?

You will be responsible for the bank’s risk management operations, including managing, identifying, evaluating, reporting and overseeing the risks externally and internally to the organization and will work diligently with senior management such as the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer.

You will work to ensure that the bank is compliant with all the regulatory framework
You will manage the process for developing risk policies and procedures, risk limits and approval authorities. You will regularly review procedural issues
You will Lead the implementation of all aspects of the risk function, including implementation of processes, tools and systems to identify, assess, measure, manage, monitor and report risks

Are you excited enough already?

We have to get the foundation right

You need to have a minimum of 15year professional work experience in a similar role, banking sector is a must have, and 8 years should be in senior Management
A recognized university degree is necessary, if you’ve gone further to a Masters degree level, we will look at you favourably
This being a C suite role, you need to have been exposed to interaction with senior management and board of directors
You will need to demonstrate that you are highly structured, detail oriented, rules oriented, decisive, analytical and investigative

Method of Application

Interested candidates should send applications and remember to mention your current remuneration.

If you qualify, we will hit back right away.
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