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  • Posted: May 17, 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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    Senior Risk and Control Officer - Technology and Cloud

    Job Summary

    • To develop and delivery tactical plans, associated practices and to ensure operational implementation and adoption across a single practice i.t.o. risk methodology, governance and delivery objectives. Support the DIT with their risk, assurance and compliance objectives, ensuring proactive risk management.

    Job Description

    Job Description

    • Risk Management: Providing Subject Matter Expertise on the Principle Resilience Risk, namely Change, Cyber, Technology and Business Continuity
    • Stakeholder Management: Build, Influence and Maintain effective Relationships with relevant stakeholders and maintain a close working relationship with key senior stakeholders.
    • Risk Reporting: proactive risk management by identifying, assessing and reporting key risks arising from significant events, investigations, audit and control issues.
    • Risk and Control: Adhere to Enterprise Risk Management Framework, Policies, Procedures and Regulations ensuring compliance.

    Specific requirements for the Business Unit

    Management of the Risk & Control environment in the DIT risk space.  This involves:

    • Drive the risk mitigation for applications with the DIT estate, working closely with the technology & business risk teams.
    • Close engagement with the assurance teams to assist with queries and ensure factual accuracy of issues raised.
    • Proactive review and management of key risk indicators to ensure the risk posture is within desired appetite (patching levels, DR levels, etc.)
    • Managing & maintaining the risk governance (meetings, presentation, reports, etc.)
    • Alignment with the central risk office in terms of process, changes to frameworks and reporting requirements and compliance standards.
    • The role requires a combination of very strong technical and risk skills.


    • Bachelor`s Degrees and Advanced Diplomas: Business, Commerce and Management Studies (Required)

    Absa Bank Limited is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. In compliance with the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998, preference will be given to suitable candidates from designated groups whose appointments will contribute towards achievement of equitable demographic representation of our workforce profile and add to the diversity of the Bank.

    Absa Bank Limited reserves the right not to make an appointment to the post as advertised

    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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