Risk Officer Job in Kenya

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Risk Officer Job in Kenya

Risk Officer

Department: Enterprise Risk Management

Reports to: Risk Manager


To ensure that the overall risk management framework is continually improved and effective, with an aim of ensuring that the Bank operates within its risk appetite to ensure low risk profile.

Duties & Responsibilities

Operational Risk Management:

  • Assist in development of operational risk mitigation strategies for the bank’s critical risks and for monitoring the risks
  • Support process owners and risk champions with identification of key risk indicators in their respective functions aimed at mitigating those risks
  • Continuously conduct operational risk and business continuity assessment, which involves developing BIA for units, call tree, BCP testing and training
  • Assist in development and communication of operational risk management tools including RCSA and incident reporting

Financial Risk Management

  • Conducting regular CAMEL rating analysis on banks performance
  • Assist in regular updating of the bank’s capital adequacy document (ICAAP).
  • Conduct risk review of new products


  • Design and implement overall operational risk management and business continuity process for the bank.
  • Conduct risk audits of policy and compliance to standards, processes and procedures.
  • Assist in review of existing policies and procedures.


  • University degree in a relevant business discipline e.g. business administration or finance
  • At least 3 years’ experience in the financial sector.
  • Sound understanding of operational risk management
  • Sound understanding of operational risk management
  • Ability to understand and interpret financial information and principles
  • Proficient in excel
  • Thorough understanding of CBK regulatory framework and Anti Money Laundering regulations
  • Good analytical skills
  • Good Organizing and planning skills
  • Highly effective communicator with excellent interpersonal and motivational skills


  • Risk management certification is desirable.

How to Apply

Fill in the job application form below.


Apply by: 23rd Jan, 2023

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