Risk Manager at KCB Capital Limited

On Monday, November 9th, 2015
Job Ref: KC05/2015

The Position: Reporting to reporting to Legal, Risk and Compliance Manager, the position will be responsible for the risk management function within KCB Capital Limited and shall oversee the implementation of all controls within the brokerage business in order to meet all regulatory and internal requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that all regulatory, legal and other aspects of brokerage business are met.
  • Monitor all brokerage transactions and advise as to their potential adverse implications for KCB Capital Limited and what mitigation strategies might be put in place to prevent such outcomes
  • Monitor all operational, market and credit risk aspects for the KCB Capital.
  • Certify that all reports regarding the above compliance and risks are submitted in a timely manner where they are required by the relevant stakeholders.
  • Report all key exceptions observed that are not corrected to Legal Risk and Compliance Manager, Chief Risk Officer, Company Secretary and Chief Internal Auditor
  • To facilitate policy review and development on need basis.
  • Calculation of Risk Based Capital as per CMA requirements.
  • To provide oversight for reporting compliance to regulator.
  • To coordinate the improvement of the company’s risk matrix to capture all the inherent risks of the business and their mitigating controls.
  • To support the business in driving its strategy plans including formulation of annual plans.
The Person:
For the above position, the successful applicant should have the following:
  • University Degree preferably in a business related field.
  • Professional qualifications (CFA/KIB/ACIB/CPA/ACCA) or MBA is an added advantage.
  • At least 3 years’ proven experience in a Risk Function of an Investment Bank or  Brokerage
  • Knowledge of operations of the Capital Markets Authority, Nairobi Security Exchange and Central Depository Settlement Corporation.
  • Strong knowledge of the regulatory environment, brokerage risk, policies and procedures.
  1. Have thorough understanding of Capital Markets products and services.
  2. Experience and relationships with Capital Markets regulatory authorities
  • Demonstrate sound knowledge of brokerage and advisory business environment, regulations and operations.
  • Knowledge of the fixed income and equities market.
  • Excellent, high quality interpersonal, presentation, problem solving, negotiation skills with the ability to positively and clearly communicate with a variety of constituents.
  • Ability to network through all open channels with large technological dependency for the target market.
  • Proven excellent analytical, planning, organization and execution skills.
  • Ability and flexibility to travel widely and be accessible to customers from different global time-zones.
The above position is demanding for which the bank will provide a competitive package for the successful candidates. 
If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the criteria given above, please submit your application with a detailed CV, stating your current position, remuneration level e-mail and telephone contacts quoting the job title/reference in the subject field to [email protected]

NB: In the event that you are successful, we will require that you provide us with a Certificate of Good Conduct that is not more than 6months old.

To be considered your application must be received by Nov. 13, 2015.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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