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Job offer: Chief Risk Officer (CRO)

Job offer: Chief Risk Officer (CRO) by Bank & Finance in Douala, Cameroun. We are looking for a Chief Risk Officer for one of our clients.

Job Title: Chief Risk Officer (CRO)
Reporting to: MD/CEO
Company: Bank & Finance
Contract : Permanent Contract
Location : Douala, Cameroun
Closing date: September 11th 2022

MISSION STATEMENT
The Chief Risk Officer oversees the monitoring and coordination of the overall risk management in the
bank.

MAIN RESPONSABILITIES
The Chief Risk Officer will be responsible to:
• Establish Risk Management frameworks in compliance with international risk management
standards and principles
• Ensure the company’s risk profile is aligned to the return/profitability aspirations of the business
• Articulate overall Risk Management policy and strategy at the enterprise level and for individual
risk areas
• Communicate Risk Management policies and strategies to operating entities
• Establish infrastructure, systems, and processes for identifying, managing, controlling, and
reporting risks across the business
• Oversee implementation of credit strategies/policies aligned to the bank’s overall risk acceptance
criteria across supervised countries
• Establish an appropriate framework for the management of the credit portfolio to ensure that the
bank’s exposure to credit loss is maintained at minimum levels
• Monitor/review/analyze to ensure compliance with management’s guidelines on global credit
position vis-à-vis various market segments in each country, raise issues and make appropriate
recommendations

• Authorize/approve facility applications as required after obtaining requisite approval authority when
required
• Establish an appropriate credit administration framework to ensure proper administration of credit
exposures and creation of credit risks to minimize the risk of loss.
• Ensure consistent collateral cover to secure the bank’s position
• Devise strategies for ensuring credit portfolio is maintained
• Establish responsive framework and strategies to ensure timely identification and management of
credit delinquencies.
• Define risk acceptance criteria and risk tolerance limits for each risk area
• Oversee Risk Management functions across all entities
• Provides visionary leadership and direction for the company and guides their activities to ensure
the achievement of their current to medium-term strategies
• Development of strategies for identifying critical business processes.
• Determination of the impact of interruption in critical business processes and outsourcing on the
Bank’s business.
• Analysis, design, and development of recovery strategy for a critical business function.
• Identification of potential short-term, medium-term, and long-term continuity/recovery strategies for
critical business processes.

Job offer: Risk Management Officer

PROFILE/ SKILLS
The Candidate must have
• Minimum Experience: Minimum of 10 years post qualification experience in risk management
within the Financial Services Industry, of which at least 8 must have been in the Banking Sector
and 5 years must have been at a management level. Experience from an internal audit firm is an
advantage.
• Recognized professional certifications such as CFA, CIS, ACCA, ACA, CFP, IT Certifications,
etc is an added advantage.
• Formal Training: Banking Law/Regulations
2/2
• Minimum Education: A good first degree in any discipline. A relevant Masters’ degree will be an
advantage
• Knowledge and understanding of banking operations (international & domestic)
• Strategic orientation, creativity & innovation
• Good policy development and management capabilities
• Financial Acumen
• Finance and Accounting

• Banking Industry Knowledge
• Financial Industry Knowledge
• Knowledge and understanding of Financial Regulations (Domestic & International)
• Knowledge and understanding of Risk Management and Financial Standards (Domestic &
International)
• Integrity and Discretion
• Leadership, coaching & influencing
• Initiative/Entrepreneurship/ taking ownership
• Team building/conflict management
• Organization & Coordination
• General managerial /administration

NB: Only shortlisted Candidates will be contacted

How to apply: Send CVs to the application link or [email protected] with the subject "
Chief Risk Officer".

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