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Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Head of Risk at KCB Bank


Job Title: Head of Risk

Location: Tanzania

Category: Full time

Department: Risk Dept.

Job NO: IRC11770


Job Summary:

To provide overall strategic leadership for the Risk Function for KCB Bank Tanzania Limited. In addition, the role will be responsible

for developing and implementing risk management initiatives and activities to ensure efficiencies in bank operations.

Job Details:


·         & Maintain risk management strategies, principles, framework and Establish policies and provide independent oversight thereof.

·         Identify, develop, analyze and review credit risk decision models and associated procedures to ensure credit risk decision tools used are powerful and appropriately discriminate risk.

·         As a member of Senior Management (EXCOMI, participate fully in all management committees and meetings.

·         Report on incidences of violation of policies to management in order to maintain an effective risk management culture.

·         Engage with relevant regulators, MoHF, BOT, TRA, PCCB, OSHA, TCRA, etc. on various regulatory matters impacting the bank to ensure timely resolution.

·         Ensure that reporting requirements are aligned with BOT, Basel II and best practice benchmarks with regard to credit risk, Market

Risk and Operational Risk.

·         Engage & Coach management and business units on risk management

·         Overseen operational risk framework of the bank through various risk champions & manage bank wide controls evaluation process

·         Coordinates appropriate and timely delivery of risk management information/reports to the board and senior management.

·         Develop capacity and competency of Risk Management Department

·         Oversee the composition and operations of CORCCO, BORCCO, HORCCO

·         Coordinate Business continuity/ Disaster Recovery plan, Insurance plans for the bank.

·         Ensure prompt management action on Internal/ External Audit findings, BOT examination reports

·         Develop Bank Risk Strategy and manage its implementation.

·         Manage lending risk of the bank

·         Maintain Banks Risk Appetite and Middle office functions

·         Coordinate ALCO meeting and ensure sustainable middle office function

·         Manage Financial Crime Framework I.e. Bribery & Corruption, Sanctions, AML and Fraud.


·         Bachelor's Degree in business related field or its equivalent.

·         Professional qualifications i.e. CPA, CPA (T] or ACCA.

·         Master's degree in risk or business-related field is an added advantage

·         Minimum 10 years of experience


 Only candidates who meet the specified requirements need to apply via our website:

·         The closing date for receiving applications is Tuesday, 30th November, 2021 KCB Bank Tanzania is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its employment and selection practices.