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  • Posted: May 21, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Absa Bank Limited (Absa) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Barclays Africa Group Limited. Absa offers personal and business banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking, wealth and investment management as well as bancassurance. Barclays Africa Group Limited is 62.3% owned by Barclays Bank PLC and is listed on the JSE Limited. The Group is one of A...
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    Risk, Governance and Control Analyst

    To provide specialist advice and support in area of specialisation enabling the effective implementation of risk frameworks.

    Job Description
    Job Purpose:

    • Be responsible for operating the Group frameworks, policies and standards to effectively manage Legal Risk across the functions and business units.
    • Perform / prepare Control Evaluations, Key Risk Metrics, internal and external Incident Reporting, and the necessary supporting Management Information. In addition, support the broader risk and control agenda across the Legal function, raising risk awareness and proactively helping to identify, assess and manage emerging risks.
    • Perform control initiative and assurance for Legal Risks, ensuring excellent stakeholder engagement and agreement with all elements of project management covered.
    • Support the Specialist Risk Type Owner in enhancing the function’s risk management infrastructure that supports Legal and in implementing consistent processes and methodologies for the identification, analysis, measurement, monitoring and management of risk within Legal.

    A cc o u n t a b i l i t y : Framework, Policy and Standard

    • Adhere to Group frameworks, policies and standards.
    • Monitor and report against the cascaded risk appetite limits

    Accountability: Governance

    • Report on the Operational Risk profile.
    • Participate in the Legal risk committees and in working groups.

    Accountability: Controls

    • Design and implemented controls in line with Operational Risk and risk type group policies and standards.

    Accountability: Assurance

    • Perform risk-based control testing.
    • Execute against the Legal combined assurance plan.

    Accountability: Reporting and escalation

    • Ensure that RDARR requirements are maintained that Data Quality, Data Taxonomy etc are maintained in accordance with the Group Standards.
    • Produce Management Information in line with RDARR requirements
    • Report and escalate risks and incidents per group standard

    Accountability: Relationship building

    • Manage relationships with a variety of control functions throughout the organization to ensure that the operating environment is optimized and compliant.

    E d u c a t i o n an d E x p e r i e n c e R e q u i r e d

    • A relevant Business degree, BComm, BSc or equivalent
    • Postgraduate qualifications would be advantageous
    • Audit experience would be advantageous
    • At least 3 to 5 years financial services working experience.
    • Experience in a risk function essential.

    e ll :

    • I n dep t h k now l edge of Operational Risk
    • St r ong audit k now l edge
    • Excellent analytical skill and ability to solve complex problems
    • E xc e ll ent Ne t wo rk i ng/ Re l a t i on s h i p B u il d i ng S k ill s
    • E xc e ll ent P r e s en t a t i on S k ill s
    • G ood Repo r t w r i t i ng S k ill s


    • De c i d i ng and i n i t i a t i ng a c t i on
    • Lea r n i ng and r e s ea rc h i ng
    • E n t r ep r eneu r i al and c o mm e rc i al t h i n k i ng
    • Re l a t i ng and ne t wo rk i ng
    • Re s pond i ng t o c hange
    • P e rs uad i ng and i n f l uen c er

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Absa on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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