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Head, Risk Management Vacancy at a Well Capitalised Mortgage Bank


A well capitalised Mortgage Bank located in Abuja, is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head, Risk Management

Location: Abuja

Job Description

  • The ideal candidate shall be responsible for managing the organisation’s total risks and ensure compliance with the bank’s set risk appetite.
  • The candidate must have sufficient knowledge to design appropriate risks mitigating strategies across the enterprise’s operations.

Qualifications, Experience and Skills

  • Minimum of 4 years Banking experience, particularly credit risk management.
  • Analytical with a tolerance for high volumes and problem absorption whilst detailed oriented.


  • Excellent oral & written communication skills: Correspondence to be articulated in a logical and well-structured manner. Must be able to convey facts, ideas and opinions clearly.
  • Proficiency in the use of MS Office Suite especially MS Excel.
  • Analytical skills with ability to analyze large data.
  • Attention to detail. Thorough, particular and accurate in nature
  • Initiative – Identification of possible outcomes and taking preventative measures.
  • Resilience – Ability to stand ground when being challenged.
  • Integrity – Maintaining a high level of trust.
  • Good organizational skills to achieve required work flow.
  • People management skills and great team player.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure that accounts identified as problematic are placed on the watch list and re-risk graded to reflect their current irregular status.
  • Ensure that covenants and approval conditions for facilities are recorded, diarised and followed up effectively.
  • Liaise with approved Estate Surveyors and ensure that turnaround time on Property Valuation does not exceed three days.
  • Maintain a diary system to ensure timely follow up and ensure that corrective action is taken and the account rectified as indicated.
  • Communicate with branches to ensure regularization of accounts.
  • Ensure that accounts identified as problematic are placed on the watch list.
  • Monthly reporting of accounts to be placed on Watch-list to Management.
  • Updating Covenant tracker – Monthly for all accounts.
  • Any other responsibility assigned by the Management.
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Deadline: 22nd June, 2018.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications and CV’s to: mortgage18@yahoo.com Using “Head, Risk Management” as the subject of the mail.


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