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Chief Risk Officer - Public Sector Banking

1200000 - 1400000 (Annually)
Gauteng, JHB - Central
8 Oct '19
Our client in the Financial Services sector is looking to hire an experienced Chief Risk Officer to join their team based in central of Johannesburg


Key purpose of the role:

  • Ensures that the organisation complies across a broad spectrum of regulatory requirements
  • Identify risk exposures at a process level


Minimum requirements

  • Relevant Honours Degree
  • 8 to 10 years of risk management experience in the financial industry


The successful candidate will be responsible for the following, but not be limited to:

  • Establishment, alignment and management of target and budget goals whilst ensuring effective control of costs for a range of functional areas to increase cost-efficiency
  • Maintenance of expert knowledge on relevant legislative amendments, industry best practices and provision of proactive advice and solutions to relevant stakeholders
  • Cultivate and manage objective working relationships with a variety of stakeholders, including end-users, SME’s, project managers and senior staff members
  • Contributes to the development and execution of the business unit strategy through the development and implementation of the People Strategy and operational objectives
  • Development and maintenance of a network of experts to ensure communication of solutions, benefits, risks and innovations in the area of specialisation
  • Understands relevant financial and commercial knowledge and applies this knowledge to be able to optimise financial resources to meet current and/or future priorities
  • The ability to make firm, sometimes difficult, decisions fairly and compassionately based on facts, criteria and disciplined, logical thinking
  • Provides technical or specialist insights that provide meaningful opportunities for solution-building
  • Identifies talent and plans and supports people’s professional development (includes coaching and mentoring competencies)
  • Monitoring of changes in laws, regulations, initiatives and relevant industry practices, drafting and implementation of appropriate interventions
  • Development of materials and documentation including minimum standards, templates, guidelines, FAQ’s and processes
  • Comply with governance in terms of legislative and audit requirements



To be considered for this role, please apply with a copy of your most recent CV and payslip to Happyness@hradvance.co.za


If you have not had any feedback after 2 weeks from submitting your CV, please consider your application unsuccessful