Team Lead , Risk Management

Reports to: Head Risk Management.

Location: Lagos

Functions & Responsibilities

  • Design and implement an overall risk management process for the organization, which includes an analysis of the financial impact on the company when risks occur.
  • Assessing risk by analyzing current risks and identifying potential risks that can affect the organization.
  • Evaluating risks by comparing the estimated risk against the given risk criteria with the aim of determining the significance of the risk.
  • Establishing the level of risk the organization is willing to take and ensure that adequate controls are in place.
  • Deliver regular risk analysis reports to Executive Management with actionable plans for avoidance or prevention of possible threats at all levels.
  • Creating and ensuring that business continuity plans are in place to limit risks.
  • Building risk awareness amongst staff by providing support and training within the organization.
  • Training & mentoring direct reports
  • Perform all other duties as may be assigned by Managing Director.

Skills / Competence Requirements

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent understanding of the business
  • Excellent client’s relationship development/management
  • Risk Management
  • Financial Markets Knowledge
  • Analytical and Numerical skills
  • Attention to details
  • Communication and presentation skills
  • Results/Action Orientation
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks

Supervisory Skills

  • Leadership / Supervisory
  • Team building / conflict management
  • Organization & coordination
  • General managerial / administration

Generic Skills

  • Interpersonal skills
  • Computer appreciation / data entry (word-processing/spreadsheet/graphics/powerpoints)

Professional Requirements


  • First Degree – At least second class upper degree in finance or related courses
  • Professional certification – Membership of professional bodies such ICAN, ACCA will be an advantage.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a bank or other financial institution, at least 3 of which must have been in Risk Management/ Internal Control/ Internal Audit.



Job Category: Financial Services
Job Location: Lagos

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