Risk Officer

Grade: Mid Level.

Location: Lagos.

Reporting Line: Head Risk Management.

Our Client is an Holding.co with subsidiaries in the Investment bank, Commercial bank, Stockbroking and Asset Management.

Responsibilities for Risk Manager

  • Identify financial, safety or security risks that the client company or organization may face
  • Prepare action plans to decrease risk factors
  • Gather confidential financial information from client such as income, assets and debts
  • Manage company insurance policies
  • Perform risk evaluation, which assesses the way the company previously handled risks
  • Make risk-avoiding adjustments to current methods of operation in order to minimize their future risks
  • Prepare a risk-management budget
  • Provide training and certification for organization staff so that they can be aware of risks and try to avoid them

Educational Qualification.

  • A bachelors degree in business administration or management should be considered a minimum requirement.
  • An MBA is preferred
  • Several years of previous experience in risk management
  • If working in the financial services industry, a Financial Risk Manager (FRM)is desirable
  • Experience as a Risk Management Generalist

Qualifications for Risk Manager

  • Professional Risk Manager (PRM) certification may be beneficial
  • Thorough understanding of the business or organization’s goals and values
  • Computer, data entry and MS Office skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken
  • You pay strong attention to detail and organization
  • Strong working knowledge of risk management and previous experience working with risk (i.e. associate)
  • Solid research skills using the internet and first-person interviews
  • Experience with the in all types of risk within the investment banking space.



Job Category: Financial Services
Job Location: Lagos

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