FirstRand Risk Head Jobs in South Africa

FirstRand Risk Head Jobs in South Africa

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We recommend that candidates be encouraged to declare their disability and consult the Bank should they require reasonable accommodation.


To analyse customer and / or payment information to identify potential suspicious transactions and/or individuals in order to mitigate / reduce the incidence of financial crimes against the bank.

Experience and Qualifications

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

    Additional Requirements
  • This position will look after the Credit portfolio as well as Business Core Banking.
  • 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
  • Development of a service culture which build rewarding relationships, proposes innovations and allows others to provide exceptional client service
  • 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
  • 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
  • Development and maintenance of a network of experts to ensure communication of solutions, benefits, risks and innovations in area of specialization
  • Comply with governance in terms of legislative and audit requirements
  • Plan and manage performance, skills development, employment equity, talent and culture of team in order to improve innovation, achieve efficiency and increase competencies
  • Manage own development to increase own competencies

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 20th September 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; FirstRand Risk Head Jobs in South Africa

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