Head of Risk Management

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  • Sector:

    Risk Management

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  • Salary:

    Market related

  • Contact:

    Grace Payne

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  • Published:

    16 days ago

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  • Consultant:

    Grace Payne

I am currently working with a leading African Bank who offer a variety of Online and Internet services, who are currently looking for a Head of Risk Management to join their growing team based in London.


Area of Responsibility:

  • Overall Risk Management Framework & Risk Appetite of the Bank
  • Credit Risk - counterparty, Exposure limits, Country risk, Internal Cr Rating;
  • Market Risk- FX, Money Market, Fixed Income (Bonds), Investment Portfolio;
  • Liquidity Risk- Regulatory Stress Scenarios, LCR, including AL mismatches;
  • Operational Risk- Risk of Systems and Processes, people,   Individual departments under RCSA ( Risk Control Self-Assessment)  including Operational resilience
  • Cyber Security Risk )  including Cyber resilience
  • Regulatory –ICAAP & ILAAP, Monitoring of Capital, Liquidity and other threshold conditions,
  • Conduct Risk and enterprise risk;
  • Mid office function: monitoring the risks.
  • Secretary  Risk & Compliance Committee of the Board;



  • Excellent knowledge of ICAAP and ILAAP 
  • Strong analystical and interpersinal skills 
  • Knowledge of MS Excel and MS Word
  • Ability to challenge and convince, independently and constructively, senior management, peers or other relevant staffs, to conduct business with the desired risk return profile.