Operational Risk Head – IRC191470 at Botswana, Gaborone, Botswana in Botswana BG
Ends 13 Apr 2021

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To provide leadership and ownership for the bank’s operational risk management with particular focus on operational risk. To support the Bank’s strategy.

experience and qualifications

  • A relevant Business Degree or qualification is required.
  • 8 years’ post qualification experience in a risk management environment.
  • In depth Knowledge of Banking Products.
  • In Depth knowledge of bank systems.
  • Understanding of risk
  • Ability to connect the different risk classes.


  • Provides input into the preparation of the sub-segment budget and monitor performance.
  • Implements cost control measures and deliberate cost saving initiatives.
  • Develops and maintains relationships with Business units, Audit, FNBI and other stakeholders.
  • Assists in developing and maintaining the co-ordinated and structured process for effective operational risk management including integration of operational risk management framework across the whole organisation.
  • Ensures that operational risk management policies, standards and tools are implemented effectively across the Bank. Coordinate, analyse and consolidate operational risks reporting to the Business Unit Heads and relevant risk committees.
  • Controls and reports operational risks through adequate risk based performance measures & incentives.
  • Actively coordinates efforts to enhance the general risk management culture across the Bank through initiation and support of risk based change management programs.
  • Ensures sufficient actions are under taken to mitigate, reduce or contain the identified operational risks.
  • Undertakes and / or coordinates quarterly business monitoring (self-assessment) activities, escalating issues to the relevant Risk Committees.
  • Monitors and reviews process effectiveness of controls and implementation of strategies through implementation of the Bank’s Operational Risk Management Framework.
  • Assists in preparation, coordination and administration for the various risk committees.
  • Updates the relevant committees on the Bank’s operational risk profile including escalating key issues.
  • Ensures that appropriate risk monitoring, assessments and reports are in place and that corrective action is taken where risk breaches are identified.
  • Manages the performance of team.
  • Performs performance reviews of direct reportees.
  • Identifies training needs of direct reportees.
  • Ensures team members have the required information required to execute their responsibilities effectively.
  • Assists direct reportees to implement PDP.
  • Manages personal development.