Risk Manager II – IRC221388

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Job Description

at Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia in FNB Zambia Retail Segment

  • To manage relevant risks within area of accountability by identifying, managing and mitigating risk in accordance with defined business appetite and aligned to relevant risk frameworks and policies
  • experience and qualifications

Minimum Qualification

  • Relevant Degree or Diploma
  • Preferred Qualification – Relevant Degree in Risk Management, Finance or Data Science
  • Experience – 3 to 5 years experience in a similar environment, of which 1 to 2 years ideally at junior (entry level) management level
  • Additional Requirements
  • In accordance with National Credit Act (NCA) candidates applying for this role will require a credit record check.


  • Build working relationships across teams and functional lines to enhance work delivery, collaboration and innovation
  • Ensure application of risk capabilities and tools to ensure comprehensive risk assessments are conducted for allocated business units and provide guidance on risk mitigation solutions that align to relevant risk frameworks and policies and drive a combined assurance approach to risk assessment
  • Participate in planned activities that are appropriate for own and employee development
  • Manage team performance in achievement of business objectives
  • Develop, encourage and nurture collaborative relationships within FNB and/or across the FRG
  • Provide input into the development of the tactical strategy, and develop and implement a supporting operational strategy
  • Develop new insights into situations and apply innovative solutions to make organisational improvements
  • Deliver customer experience excellence in own service delivery aligned to Organisational values and service standards
  • Control expenditure and identify process improvements to contain and reduce costs
  • Set the strategy and create the enabling environment for active risk mitigation within the Business Unit
  • Ensure reporting on critical projects status to contribute to delivery against set timelines
  • Ensure relevant risk management documentation and reports, used to identify and track delivery against key risks, mitigating actions, relevant risk themes, trends and emerging risks, are developed for allocated business units
  • Ensure comprehensive identification of all key relevant risks to safeguard the business

Method of Application

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First National Bank Zambia Ltd (FNB)
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First National Bank Zambia (FNB) is a subsidiary of the South African banking group FirstRand Group, with operations in Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia and Swaziland. Established in 2009 in Zambia it offers a wide range of banking products, including cheque and savings accounts, personal and home loans, student loans, mortgage loans, business loans, credit and debit cards, vehicle finance, investments, online and mobile banking as well as corporate finance.