Commercial Bank of Africa Financial Risk Management Manager, Business Risk Manager and ICT Manager Jobs in Nairobi Kenya

CBA has a proud heritage as one of East Africa’s leading financial institutions and has for the past 50 years set the standard for personalised service and customer relation excellence. 
We attribute our success to the way in which we grow and nurture our talent. 
By aligning our values of elegance, prestige, comfort and confidence with an ethos of high performance and distinction, our brand promise is realised for both our customers and employees, giving them the opportunity to “get more out of life.”

Manager, Financial Risk Management
 

Repotting to the Group Head of Risk Management and Compliance, the purpose of this role is to support the Risk Management Function in safeguarding and improving the Bank and Croup risk bearing capacity and the efficient use of this capacity through formulating Asset and Liability Management (ALM) policy and guidelines. 
The job includes propagating, monitoring and reporting on compliance with the ALM policy and guidelines.
 
Key responsibilities
  • Formulate and periodically review the Asset and Liability Management (ALM) Policy and Guidelines for the Group.
  • Develop and maintain financial risk management tools and systems in accordance with best practice standards.
  • Continuously analyze maturity structure of the Group’s existing Assets and Liabilities in order to evaluate and manage the risk exposures.
  • Prepare the Group’s Monthly Liquidity and Market Risk Reports and the accompanying presentations to various Committees.
  • Periodically review functionalities of Front and Back Office systems to ensure integrity and straight through processing of transactions.
  • Propose, execute and manage balance sheet management strategies while assisting in the budget and balance sheet forecasting process.
  • Ensure appropriate identification, measurement, monitoring and reporting of liquidity, market credit and other treasury operations related risks.
  • Maintain appropriate relationships with Regulators and Rating Agencies and liaise with internal/external auditor.
  • Assist with the development of the bank’s funding plan, including modelling alternative funding strategies.
  • Prepare and present monthly ALCO reports, including comprehensive commentary to the ALCD on ALM issues.
  • Review and update all assumptions pertaining to liquidity stress testing and associated contingency plans on at least a quarterly basis. 
Qualifications and experience requirements
  • Undergraduate degree or its equivalent in Mathematics, Finance, Banking, Economics, Business Administration (with a major in Finance) or similar quantitative disciplines – Minimum Upper Second/GPA 3.0. A Masters degree will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 6 years of relevant professional experience in banking and/or finance, including at least 3 years in Financial Risk Management or related area.
  • ACI Certification or Risk Management certification is desirable.
  • Exposure to Treasury Front Office/Back Office and Reuter’s system.
  • Experience with MS office and Treasury trading systems.
Business Risk Manager
 
The bank has established a new business division to develop and operate an innovative banking service that will offer products and services over electronic channels to a significant new market, whilst retaining the integrity of the CBA brand. 
This role shall provide assurance to the integrity of the management processes within this division and protect the erosion of value generated from these processes.
The function covers all risk categories; business, financial and operational risk.
 
Key responsibilities
 
The effective execution of the role’s responsibilities should enhance the CBA brand by delivering on the below key responsibilities;
  • Perform enterprise-wide risk assessments to determine the overall value at risk from the various management processes.
  • Provides guidance on the development of risk management frameworks for each risk category along best practice to optimise the risk-reward payoff.
  • Monitor and report compliance exceptions to internal policies and key business performance indicators.
  • Apply significant knowledge of industry trends and developments to improve service to clients.
  • Support the planning and execution of internal/external audit reviews and compliance assessments.
  • Quality leadership experienced throughout the department, which translates into a conducive work environment and employee satisfaction. 
Qualifications and experience requirements
  • University Degree in Business, Quantitative or Technology related discipline -Minimum Upper Second/GPA 3.0.
  • At least 5 years experience in risk management in highly automated environments with at least 3 years in credit risk management.
  • Advanced skills with analytical tools and MS Office automation products.
ICT Manager
 
The bank has established a new business division to develop and operate an innovative banking service that will offer products and services over electronic channels to a significant new market, whilst retaining the integrity of the CBA brand. 
This is a leadership role that is accountable for the design, deployment and management of technology resources; software, hardware and networks, as a service to internal and external customers. 
The role holder shall be responsible for the technology strategy, as a key enabler to the overall business strategy.

Key responsibilities
 

The effective execution of the role’s responsibilities should enhance the CBA brand by delivering on the below key responsibilities;
  • Applies significant knowledge of industry trends and developments to contribute to the development and execution of business strategy.
  • Strategic and tactical planning of technical architecture and supporting ecosystem to-deliver business strategy.
  • Provides technical direction for the design, development and systems integration for client engagement from definition stage through implementation.
  • Definition of best in class operating standards in agreement with third party business partners.
  • Define and enforce internal policies and procedures for the management of IT resources along ITIL and other best practice standards.
  • Effective management of relationships and protocols with third party business partners involved in service delivery.
  • Quality leadership experienced throughout the department, which translates into a conducive work environment and employee satisfaction. 
Qualifications and experience requirements
  • University Degree in Technology related discipline – Minimum Upper Second/GPA 3.0.
  • Masters Level qualification in relevant business or technical field.
  • At least 5 years experience in technology management in highly automated environments.
  • Proficiency in project management.
If you believe that excellence is not an act. but a habit, then send your application letter and CV to jobs@cba.co.ke. 
Kindly submit your application by 20th July 2012.


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