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Specialist; Operational Risk at NMB Bank TanzaniaMain Responsibilities:
Knowledge and Skills:
Qualifications and Experience:
Dar es Salaam


Job Location :
Head Office

Main Responsibilities:
Risk Assessment, Analysis & Reporting

Drive and support the identification and management of operational risks daily and act as a source of reference in facilitating and promoting the understanding of Operational Risk requirements.
Support the business in creation and enhancement of Risk Registers.
Ensure that the business conducts Risk and Control Self-Assessments (RCSAs) in accordance with guidelines issued by operational risk through trainings and conformance reviews.
Work with business in setting up Key Risk Indicators (KRIs). Analyze and validate reported KRI results ensuring identified control improvements are captured on the respective business risk registers.
Analyze and validate reported risk events, map identified control failures/improvements to respective risk registers.
Analyze, reconcile, and validate reported operational losses. Validate closure of remedial action plans to deter recurrence of similar incidences and operational losses.
Follow up on the progress of risk and control remedial action plans (e.g., Arising from RCSAs, risk events, KRIs etc.), chasing updates on actions, validating closure and escalating issues as necessary.
Perform departmental operational risk assessments and produce MI for governance committees (e.g., RCC, etc.) and the board.
Follow up on the progress of actions arising out of governance committees (e.g., RCC, etc.).
Ensure adherence to the risk management framework in identifying, controlling, monitoring, and reporting of risk.
Ensure that the risks associated with new and changed products, services and business strategy are sufficiently assessed and mitigated.
Proactively communicate with the Senior Manager; Operational Risk on operational risk issues and escalate significant issues as appropriate.
Proper identification of gaps in assessed departments/ designated assignment(s).
Analyze data to identify risk trends and control weaknesses and to support risk recommendations.
Analyze and summarize raw data from the Governance and Compliance Manager (GCM) system in a meaningful way to stakeholders, ensuring key issues and messages are communicated concisely and effectively.
Produce timely and accurate monthly (and ad hoc) reports to Operational Risk and Management.
Consolidate operational risk MI received from business functions (e.g., RCSA, KRIs) to produce detailed and summary reports as required.
Advisory & Guidance

Develop and maintain strong relationships with business units and key stakeholders to understand their operational risk profile and provide advice and guidance on risk management best practices.
Assist the line manager in providing subject matter expertise on operational risk and helping business units identify, assess, and control risks.
Collaborate with business units to develop risk mitigation strategies that align with the banks overall risk management framework and provide input to the line manager on the effectiveness of these strategies.
Support the Senior Manager; Operational Risk in providing guidance to business units on risk management policies and procedures and ensure that they are effectively implemented and adhered to.
Assist in facilitating risk-related discussions and decisions, including risk assessments, risk reporting, and risk mitigation strategies, and provide input on the effectiveness of these activities.
Provide regular updates to the line manager on risk management initiatives and progress and identify opportunities for improvement.
Conduct training and awareness programs to business units on operational risk management best practices and help promote a strong risk culture across the organization, under the guidance of the Senior Manager; Operational Risk.
Knowledge and Skills:
A practical knowledge and understanding of risks, controls, risk management tools and methodologies.
Exceptional MS-Excel skills
Understanding of the core retail and commercial banking product set.
Understanding of basic risk management concepts (e.g., risk assessment, control evaluation)
Operational risk management/audit experience
Analytical skills
Risk management technical skills (e.g., risk assessment, control design)
Quality & accuracy
Good written and verbal communication skills
Innovative – Create appealing and innovative project concepts.
Time management – Ability to juggle priorities and execute at speed individually and as part of a team.
Good understanding of the main operational processes within the Businesses
Good understanding of the procedures and control framework relating to those areas.
Specialist; Operational Risk Job Vacancy at NMB Bank PLC
Qualifications and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in Business related studies
Banking Experience of more than 3 years preferably in Risk management or Audit.
Experience working in a role involving the development and reporting of MI.
NMB Bank Plc is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Job closing date : 31-May-2023


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