Standard Bank Group Manager - Operations Jobs in Kenya

Standard Bank Group Manager - Operations Jobs in Kenya


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Risk Management

  • Understanding all risks – from the economic to the political – that could affect our global business, and offering guidance to all parts of the bank

    Job Purpose

  • To support the Senior Manager, Integrated Operational Risk in the effective and proactive management of Operational and non-financial risks within the Bank aligned to the business strategy, operating model and Group Risk policies.

  • The role calls for partnership with head office and in-country business and risk stakeholders to ensure that the processes for identifying, measuring, controlling and reporting of operational risk is aligned to the integrated operational risk framework.

    Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities

    Risk identification and assessment

    • Provide a holistic view of the risks through comprehensive reporting to the Bank’s operational risks introduced by personnel, processes, technology and external events.

    • Facilitate Risk & Control Self Assessments (RCSA) risk identification and risk assessment discussions, ensure that salient aspects and decisions are captured, and action items are followed up and closed out

    • Perform evaluation of indicator and incident/loss data for trends that might change the risk profile of the Bank;

    • Highlight items where the residual risk is too high, prepare and forward recommendations to operational risk managers for consideration;

    • Proactive identification of key themes / initiatives / products and their potential risks across business unit and advising on improved management and mitigation of risks.

    • Conduct risk assessments throughout the life-cycle of the project/program/initiative to ensure identified risks are appropriately mitigated prior to the project/program/initiative going live to prevent risk incidents.

    • Support management of business continuity risks/threats to the business in line with Central Bank of Kenya Prudential guidelines, Standard Bank Group requirements and requirements of the Business Continuity Standard - ISO 22301.

    • Works with Business Continuity stakeholders/ representatives in business to conduct, document and sign off Business Impact Analysis in-line with business resilience standards.

    Risk measurement and treatment

    To oversight the proactive management of operational risks/threats to any allocated business units of the Bank in line with the requirements of the Operational risk framework objectives.

    • Manage the development, provisioning and successful execution of a proportionate operational risk treatment program (e.g. mitigate, accept, transfer and avoid).

    • Manage risks to Bank’s assets and assist businesses by specifying adequacy of control(s) required and validating the effectiveness of controls implemented in conjunction with business risk appetite

    • Manage and track operational risk control efforts and escalation to Head, Integrated Operational Risk where inadequate mitigation is evident.

    • Risk awareness and embedment of risk culture

    • Develop and maintain strong business and centre of excellence relationships, becoming a trusted partner, as well as building relationships with corporate functions.

    Knowledge/Technical Skills/Expertise

    • Sound and thorough knowledge of development and embedment of risk management policies and procedures.

    • Knowledge and understanding of the regulatory environment governing financial services in Kenya.

    • Working knowledge of transaction processes relevant to products and services offered to customers e.g. within the corporate and investment banking and /or retail banking space;

    • A working knowledge of banking operating systems and controls.

    Preferred Qualification and Experience

    • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in Risk management practice or consulting for financial services industry.

    • Degree/Postgraduate degree in Commerce or Risk Management.

    • Good report writing, presentation and communication skills.

    How to Apply

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