Credit Risk Manager job at Ecobank Rwanda PLC
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Vacancy title:
Credit Risk Manager

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Banking , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

Ecobank Rwanda PLC

Deadline of this Job:
26 November 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali , East Africa

Date Posted: Friday, November 19, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

. Job Purpose:
The Job has been designed by the management for the purpose of managing the credit risks for the overall bank’s credit portfolio in partnership with Head Credit. The purposes/main accountabilities for this role are in the following tasks:
• Works with other stakeholders to establish an appropriate strategy and enabling policies in support of the business strategy for all lending products;
• Works with other stakeholders to set up/upgrade the risk infrastructure (people, systems, etc.…);
• Supporting appropriate policies for different customer segments, allowing the sales team to enter approved target market segments;
• Review credit products and make appropriate recommendations where product is leading to high losses;
• In partnership with the business, take the responsibility for the credit performance;
• Provide hands-on training to the risk management and business teams;
• Work with the stakeholders to deliver the results within the risk governance framework;
• Work with the Group/Regional Credit, Group Commercial and Consumer credit, and /or Local Board to obtain approvals beyond the approved authority levels of the Country Credit Committee (BCC).

Ii. Key Results Areas (Kra) And Activities
The main focus of credit risk review, approval, and control activities are as follows:
• KRA-1/ Target market and business strategy definition in conjunction with Business departments Heads, Head of Credit and Managing Director;
• KRA-2/ Together with business, development, review, and approval of product programs;
• KRA-3/ Reviews/approvals of credit facilities (PPs and CA packages) recommended by different business segments within the spirit of the GCPPM as well as in line with the approved PPs;
• KRA-4/Monitoring of credit facilities and program limits to ensure that they are observed and excesses are promptly addressed (including TODs and PDOs reviews);
• KRA-5/ Setting and monitoring of risk concentration limits;
• KRA-6/Supervision of credit administration and remedial units together with the units’ heads;
• KRA-7/Provision of risk management trainings within the country;
• KRA-8/Correction action on all Risk issues raised by the regulator, the internal auditors, the external auditors as well as the Group auditors.
• KRA-9/Maintain a good quality and well balanced and diversified Credit Portfolio
• KRA-10/Provide Credit Training and support to Credit Officers and Relationship Officers
• KRA-11/Monitor Projects financed by the banks together with Business Units
• KRA-12/Coordinate the process of Credit RCSAs
• KRA-13/Coordinate the management of E&S risks and provide related training to credit and relationship officers
• KRA-14/ Quality of leadership experienced throughout the unit and how effectively that translates into a conducive work environment and employee satisfaction
• KRA-15/ Ensure all policies of the Bank as well as laws and regulations relating to the Bank’s lending activities are observed
• KRA-16/Manage the credit Appraisal and approval system, ensuring that appropriate reviews of credit proposals are undertaken on a timely basis.

Key Performance Areas/Standards
• NPL Targets
• Portfolio at risk targets
• NPL coverage Targets
• Achieve satisfactory audit ratings
• Credit Risk analysis and approval standards or benchmarks
• All credit files (PPs and CA packages) to be approved within the agreed SLA.
• Annual reviews/approvals of the Product Programs (PPs) every year.

Job Context
External relationship
• The regulator, Central Bank of Rwanda (BNR);
• External auditors;
• Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

Internal relationship
• All business segments/departments: Corporate Bank, Commercial and Consumer Bank;
• Audit, Compliance, Internal control, Treasury, Legal, Operations, and Finance departments;
• Managing Director;
• Group/Regional Risk Management
V. Qualification Requirements & Experience:
Educational Qualifications:
Required: Bachelor’s Degree in Management, Economics and/or Finance, Professional courses in Banking, MBA

• 6-10-year experience in the banking sector, managerial experience also required.
• Four years’ experience in credit risk management in the Banking sector

• English
• French
Behaviour skills and technical skills
• Provide leadership and capacity development for the Risk Management department;
• Maintain productive working relationships with the line managers in the business development/Risk;
• To demonstrate ability in quantitative analysis;
• Working knowledge of credit risk, lending, and collections;
• Thorough understanding of credit scoring validation techniques;
• Detailed oriented with an eye for precision;
• Prior joining the position the employee must have a satisfactory evaluation marks and not blacklisted anywhere

Ecobank Rwanda Plc is an equal opportunities company and females’ candidates are encouraged to apply, If your career aspirations match this exciting opportunity, please write in confidence quoting the position on the subject matter

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 72

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
Interested candidates should send their application file (CV, Academic certificate, and cover letter) via  not later than November 26, 2021
Only those who strictly meet the criteria should apply for this position
Due to expected high volume of applications we cannot respond to all applications and will only be contacting shortlisted applicants.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Rwanda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 26 November 2021  
Duty Station: Kigali
Posted: 19-11-2021
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 19-11-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 19-11-2061
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