Risk Head B

FirstRand - Johannesburg, Gauteng

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Risk Head B

About us, purpose, experience and qualifications

about us

Helpful Effective Ethical Innovative Accountable and you have one simple goal: to improve the lives of customers through simple, effective solutions that meet their needs, contact us today and join a winning team. All appointments will be made in line with the Bank’s Employment Equity plan The Bank actively supports the recruitment and advancement of individuals with disabilities. We recommend that candidates be encouraged to declare their disability and consult the Bank should they require reasonable accommodation.


Ensures that the organisation complies across a broad spectrum of regulatory requirements. Identify risk exposures at a process level .

experience and qualifications

Relevant Honours Degree

8 to 10 years risk management experience in the financial industry. .

additional requirements

There are no additional requirements associated with this vacancy.


Establishment, alignment and management of target and budget goals whilst ensuring effective control of costs for a range of functional areas to increase cost efficiency

Maintenance of expert knowledge on relevant legislative amendments, industry best practices and provision of proactive advice and solutions to relevant stakeholders

Development of a service culture which build rewarding relationships, proposes innovations and allows others to provide exceptional client service

Cultivate and manage objective working relationships with a variety of stakeholders, including end-users, SME’s, project managers and senior staff members

Contributes to the development and execution of the business unit strategy through the development and implementation of the People Strategy and operational objectives

Monitoring of changes in laws, regulations, initiatives and relevant industry practices, drafting and implementation of appropriate interventions

Development of materials and documentation including minimum standards, templates, guidelines, FAQ’s and processes

Development and maintenance of a network of experts to ensure communication of solutions, benefits, risks and innovations in area of specialisation

Comply with governance in terms of legislative and audit requirements

Plan and manage performance, skills development, employment equity, talent and culture of team in order to improve innovation, achieve efficiencies and increase competencies

Manage own development to increase own competencies


Min education
University attendance
Required experience
10 Years
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