Chief Risk Officer

Chief Risk Officer

  • BRAC Ghana Savings & Loans
  • Greater Accra , Accra

Job Description

Job Description:

The individual, as part of the management team, will be entrusted with the development and implementation of the institution-wide risk management framework and best practices for BGSL in accordance with regulatory compliance.


Advise the Board and Senior Management on the control and measurement of risks.
Develop and implement the institution-wide risk management framework.
Implement best risk management practices.
Oversee and direct enterprise-wide management of risk exposures.
Formulate policies and measurement models for units involved in significant activities creating exposures in various segments.
Advise and recommend to the Board and Management team on matters related to risk exposure management.
Regulate, monitor, and review control procedures, reporting on matters related to exposures.
Manage and report deviations from set limits and exceptions to policy to the Board and Management team for appropriate actions.
Conduct monthly stress tests on risk portfolios and review controls appropriateness at least quarterly.
Perform semi-annual reverse stress testing to examine the impact of selected scenarios from a bottom-up perspective.
Incorporate stress test results into the risk governance structure of the institution.
Initiate management action, where appropriate, to contain potential risk levels within the approved risk appetite.
Safeguarding Responsibilities:

Establish a safeguarding culture across all levels by implementing the safeguarding policy.
Act as a key source of support, guidance, and expertise on safeguarding for a safe working environment.
Ensure team members are appropriately trained, supported, and have access to resources for issues identified and actioned in accordance with the safeguarding policy and procedure.
Follow the safeguarding reporting procedure in case of any reportable incident and encourage others to do so.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Bachelors degree with a concentration in Finance, Risk Management, Economics, Banking, Business Administration, Accounting, or Law.

Professional certificate in the field is a plus.

5 years of working experience in a similar role.

Analytical and soft skills.
Strong communication skills.
Risk management skills.
Audit skills.
People management skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Organization and planning skills.
Proactive and independent.
Report writing skills.

Job Overview

  • Posted date : 13-Nov-2023
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelors Degree
  • Work Experience: 5 - 10 Years
  • Job Category: Management
  • Job Expires On:17-Nov-2023

Company Information

BRAC Ghana Savings & Loans

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