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Group Head, Risk Management Job at Zedcrest Capital

Zedcrest Capital is a privately-funded investment firm with interests in Fixed Income Securities Trading and Proprietary Investments across varied sectors of the productive economy.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Group Head, Risk Management

Location: Lagos
Report to: Managing Director/ Board of Directors

Job Purpose 

  • Management role with oversight over all risk management functions
  • The successful candidate will be responsible for Enterprise Risk Management.
  • The successful candidate will be responsible for examining, analyzing, determining and mitigating the risk and internal control status of the business.
Job Description
Main job activities shall include (but not limited to):
  • Coordinating implementing and overseeing all risk management activities, ensuring best practices.
  • Planning, designing and implementing an overall risk management process for the organization.
  • Undertaking the business’s risk analysis and documentation of results.
  • Developing and reviewing relevant risk management documents and developing, maintaining and reviewing a risk register.
  • Undertaking risk management projects as required and performing control assessments.
  • Performing risk assessments, which involves analyzing risks as well as identifying, describing and estimating the risks affecting the business.
  • Performing risk evaluation, which involves comparing estimated risks with criteria established by the organization such as costs, legal requirements and other factors, and evaluating the organization’s previous risk-handling procedures.
  • Ensuring that the group’s corporate governance framework is effective and is always in line with international developments and best practice.
  • Ensuring that regulatory compliance issues have been properly and completely identified and the group’s compliance is robust and always pro-active.
  • Handling any other task as may be assigned to you by the Managing Director or the board of Directors.
Job Specification
  • The candidate must have minimum of 7 years experience in Risk Management from a Financial Institution or Consulting firm.
  • The candidate must have a first degree in a business related field e.g. economics, accounting, finance, business administration or any other relevant field.
  • The candidate must have a relevant postgraduate degree or a recognized and related professional qualification as this is desirable.
  • The candidate must have strong organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
Application Closing Date
21st December, 2016.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: with the Job Title as the subject of the mail and a brief cover letter on why you are suitable for the role.


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