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Head, Credit Risk Management (FMCG) At Sigma Qualitas

Date Posted: 10/May/2014
Deadline: 12/May/2014

Head, Credit Risk Management (FMCG)

Job Description:
Processes Supported: Identification, Assessment, Monitoring and Reporting of Credit Risk across the group.

Job Purpose
Resposible for the management of Credit Risks across the group, including development of methodologies/ models/ processes for measurement of Credit Risk and Credit Portfolio.
Management Tools & Reporting across the Group. Also to develop all appliable Credit Policies in order to ensure that these reflect the best practice and regulate the risk assets of the group as directed by the Board.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Development, and implementation of the Credit Risk Management framework for the group, and aligning it to the future needs and in line with group strategy and market best practices;
  • Development or enhancement of the Groups Credit rating platform

Development and/ refinement of methodologies for:

  • Computation of factors for counterparty credit risk
  • Obligor Thresholds for credit Approval
  • Measurement of transaction RAROC
  • Applicable lending thresholds

Assist in the enhancement of credit portfolio reporting and analysis within business units, in order to evaluate risk on a portfolio basis and recommend actions if any for managements review and
control of business concentrations.

Assist in the development and review of the Group Credit Policy of the Parent bank and the Group, including

  • Creation of procedures and guidelines;
  • Revision and on-going enhancement;
  • Refinement in risk measurement methodologies;
  • Delegation of lending authorities.

Key Performance Indicators

  • Identify and Quantity credit risks across the group
  • Developed Weighted Average Risk Rating and begin to measure
  • Implement Risk Reporting on Credit Risks across the group
  • Timeliness in meeting deadlines and schedules

Job RequirementsEducation

  • Minimum Education: Minimum undergraduate degree preferably in Finance/ Accounting/ Economics


  • Minimum experience - 10 years working experience with a minimum of 6 years experience working in a credit risk role
  • Experience working in Credit Control, Accounts and Receivables will be a plus

Key Competency Requirements

  • Strong understanding of Credit analysis and policies.
  • Good understanding of Risk Management principles.


  • Interpersonal skills
  • Strong ability to develop relationships with peers in business unit and central Risk
  • Governance teams IT and Computer appreciation
  • Excellent written and Communication skills (written and oral)
  • Must be self solution driven, proactive and have acceptable knowledge of the business
  • environment
  • Attention to detail Reasoning and Analytical Skills
  • Supervisory skills

Reporting Relationships

  • Functionally reports
  • Group Chief Risk Officer
  • Administratively reports to
  • Same as above

Method of Application
Required with your submitted CV are the following; your current earning information and your DOB. Your contact details should contain active phone numbers and email addresses. Review your CV every time you make a submission, one CV does not fit all jobs. Kindly note that we need the subject matter of your response to contain the Job Title you are interested in, the file type must be PDF or DOCX, the preference being word documents, any response that contains a file name such as “My CV or My Resume” cannot be treated. All submissions are to be made to: [email protected]

Please note: Short listing is based on the requirements in the given job descriptions above such as; qualifications required, years of experience, technology and industry exposure. All candidates for the list positions MUST have relevant and required work experience.

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