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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Head of Risk Job at Kisaka & Company - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Head of Risk

Jobs at:
Kisaka & Company

Deadline of this Job:
not later than 28thJuly 2017

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
Our client, a reputable commercial bank registered by Bank of Uganda is looking for experienced, professionally astute, self-motivated and committed team players. Interested applicants should possess requisite qualifications and skills to enable them carry-out the responsibilities below.
Job Title: Head of Risk
Tasks/Responsibilities:
  • Developing, formulating, implementing, and updating risk management policies and procedures
  • Developing limits and quantitative ratios that are compatible with the risk assumed by the Bank
  • Ensuring compliance with Bank of Uganda (BOU) guidelines
  •  Establishing and maintaining an effective control system for efficient operations
  •  Scrutinizing the quality of Credit Risk controls and ensuring conformity with the Bank’s policies and guidelines
  •  Evaluating of proposed risks to be assumed by the Bank in respect to each exposure
  • Developing a data bank on industry analyses/market intelligence and modifying the overall risk profile of the Bank
  • Updating the risk profile to be submitted to the Board on a quarterly basis with findings and recommendations
  • Ensuring proper and timely flow of MIS and control returns as required by the Central Bank, Board and external agencies and ensuring reliable financial and regulatory reporting
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Qualification, Skills and Personal Specifications:
  • A Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Economics and Finance with good grades from a recognized University Professional qualifications such as ACCA, CPA, CIA, CIMA
  •  At least 5 years banking, audit, compliance and risk management of financial institutions.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills and
  • knowledge of risk analysis systems
  •  Knowledge of MS office applications
  •  A Masters’ degree in the related fields will be an added advantage
  • Transfer knowledge and provide guidance to others and work for long hours without supervision
  •  Good interpersonal skills and be able to work on own initiative and as pan of a team
  •  The ideal candidate should be highly motivated, self- driven and s/he should be 30 -45 years.
Job application procedure
Applications should be hand delivered to the address below not later than 28thJuly 2017. Enclose a detailed CV, copies of academic and professional certificates / testimonials.
Head at the Executive Recruitment Division,
Kisaka & Company. .
Certified Public Accountants and
Management consultants .
Plot 77, Buganda Road
P.0.Box 27917 Kampala