Ecobank Country Risk Manager Job in Uganda

Country Risk Manager – Uganda

Summary: Ecobank is the leading Pan-African bank with operations in 35 countries across the continent, more than any other bank in the world. 

Ecobank operates as “One Bank” with common branding, standards, policies, processes to provide a consistent and reliable service across its unique network of 1,251 branches, 1,981 ATMs, and 5249 POS machines servicing over 10 million customers.

A number of vacancies exist and we are looking for inspired people to join our team.

Job Purpose: To provide leadership in Risk Management division with the Bank and oversee management of risks inherent in credit process, loan documentation and portfolio management, operational and market risk.
Key Responsibilities
Your key responsibilities will include:
  • Establish an appropriate strategy and enabling policies in support of the business strategy for all lending products
  • Work with other stakeholders to set-up / upgrade the risk infrastructure (people, systems etc.)
  • Develop appropriate policies for different customer segments, allowing the sales team to enter approved target market segments
  • Review credit products and make appropriate recommendations where and product is leading to higher losses.
  • In partnership with the business take responsibility for the credit performance
  • Provide hands-on training to the risk management team
  • Work with the stakeholders to deliver the results within the risk governance framework
  • Work with Regional Credit Committee to obtain approvals beyond the approved authority levels of the BCC.
Success factors
  • Risk/Service Delivery partnership
  • Strong Risk team.
  • Quality Credit Risk Management services.
  • Impairment figures in line with plans
  • Cost within the agreed budgets and prudential ratios.
  • Effective monitoring and control of the lending portfolio.
  • Challenge information and performance.
Qualification and experience
  • Bachelors Degree
  • 10 years of experience in banking five of which should be in risk management
  • Five years experience in credit management
  • Five years experience in general management
  • Relevant professional qualifications
How to apply:
Send your application including a cover letter indicating your desire to work with our client a detailed CV highlighting relevant experience, details of current and expected salary, a daytime phone contact, email address, and the names of three professional referees by close of business Friday 31st January 2014
Adept Systems
Management Consultants
P O Box 6416,
Nairobi, GPO 00100
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Please note that we do not charge fees for receiving or processing job applications.

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