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  • Posted: Oct 11, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • Absa Group Limited (Absa) has forged a new way of getting things done, driven by bravery and passion, with the readiness to realise the possibilities on our continent and beyond.
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    Assistant Estates Administrator

    Job Summary

    • To provide efficient administrative support to the Deceased Estate Administrator in the administration of Deceased Estates.

    Job Description

    • Accountability: Administrative support functions
    • Accountability: Compliance

    Education and Experience Required

    •  Grade 12 (NQF level 4)
    •  Estate and Trust Diploma(Preferred)
    •  Deceased Estate Administration course via LEAD ( Preferred)
    •  One (1) year experience in an administrative environment (Essential)
    •  One (1) year administrative experience in a Deceased Estate Environment (

    Preferred)
    Knowledge & Skills: (Maximum of 6)

    •  Interpersonal skills
    •  Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word
    •  Good telephone etiquette
    •  Customer orientated
    •  Ability to work under pressure
    •  Communication skills (written and verbal)red

    Competencies: (Maximum of 8 competencies)

    •  Working with people
    •  Planning and organising
    •  Delivering results and meeting customer expectations
    •  Following Instructions and Procedures

    Education

    Further Education and Training Certificate (FETC): 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

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    ESTATE ADMINISTRATOR

    Job Summary

    • To administer deceased estates ranking from normal to more complex estates which might involve Capital Gain Tax and Estate Duty.

    Job Description

    Responsibilities

    -Report the deceased estate to all relevant stakeholders via written correspondence, newspaper and Government Gazette (Master of the High Court, SARS, banks, insurance companies, auditors), to obtain Letters of Executorships, certificate of balance, evaluations of shares, deeds search, outstanding tax returns, membership of interest in close corporation. (In terms of the Estate Administrations Act the executor cannot administer an estate until they are in receipt of this documentation).
    -On receipt of Letter of Executorship from the Master of the High Court; advertise (e.g. advertise in the local newspaper and Government Gazette) and for any debtors / creditors (section 29 notification) in respect of the estate late to submit their claims within thirty days of date of advertisement.
    -Receive all relevant information as requested by the various stakeholders and start redeeming and transferring assets e.g. all assets in the name of the deceased which cannot be transferred must be redeemed and it is dependable on the instructions from the heirs / cash shortfall on the estate.
    -Draft the liquidation and distribution account to reveal the true reflection of all the assets and liabilities as at date of death and submit any outstanding tax returns to SARS.
    -Advertise (for twenty one (21) days) the Liquidation and Distribution account (section 5 notification) in the local newspaper / Government Gazette and with the Magistrate in the district were the deceased resided twelve (12) months prior to date of death and lodge the Liquidation and Distribution account with the Master of the High Court to attain approvals on the account / estate duty assessment to ensure the executor has adhered to its duties in terms of the Will.
    -Instruct the Absa panel attorneys on the expiry date of the advertisement to lodge the transfer documents with the Deeds Office to transfer fixed property into the heirs names and ensure completion thereof.
    -Obtain final tax assessment from SARS and finalise the deceased estate, by paying out the amount previously reserved in the cash statement for finalisation of the estate.
    -Achieve set target as set out by management at the beginning of the year by taking in the executor's fees within the company norms.
    -Ensure that all post (incoming mail, fax and correspondence) and filing is up to date as per the company norms (three days turnaround time) and report any irregularities (e.g. backlog of filing / post) to management timeously.

    Education

    Further Education and Training Certificate (FETC): 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

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    Officer Compliance

    Job Summary

    • Forms part of a professional team providing specialist Compliance support and commercially sound compliance guidance and advice in respect of applicable regulatory requirements and group policies across ABSA Group Limited (AGL) compliance officers and their business to protect the business from regulatory (compliance) and reputational risk. This is achieved through establishing and implementing a clear compliance risk management framework, setting common standards and assessing adherence thereto, providing training, creating awareness and assisting with the overseeing of compliance monitoring (where relevant). The role requires the incumbent to be proactive in anticipating and addressing risks, driving adherence to the Values of the group, building a solid network of relationships and being a role model for Compliance across the industry.

    Job Description

    Embedding the compliance risk management framework and methodology

    • Provide expert advice on the transition to the Twin Peaks model (and related legislation) to all clusters
    • Advise clusters on the Conduct of Financial Institutions Bill (CoFI)
    • Advise  Business Compliance Officers on the regulatory requirements to ensure that configuration of fit and proper rules onto the HR system is up to date
    • Subject Matter Expert on the following policies: Market Conduct Policy; Transactional Services Policy and Sales Practices Policy
    • Advise clusters on the  FAIS “classes of business” training
    • Advise clusters on the FAIS “product specific’ training
    • Advise and monitor the new CPD framework within clusters
    • Initiate specialist monitoring exercises such as special reviews, post-implementation reviews and Hot Spot Reviews as he/she sees fit based on business interactions and areas of FAIS risk that are identified. (E.g. utilising data mining of customer complaints data, reported non-compliance findings within business and ombudsman complaints received.)
    • May be requested to act as the group’s specialist representative at SA Industry Forums regarding relevant regulatory developments as far as FAIS and regulatory reform in this area as introduced by Twin Peaks is concerned and the future impact on FAIS Regulation in SA, and coordinate such developments with compliance and business stakeholders to ensure full transparency and business involvement.
    • Develop, socialise, implement and coordinate the FAIS Compliance strategy and overall FAIS programme across all Clusters, with specific focus on the enhancement of governance, specialist guidance and oversight activities.
    • Contribute to the strategic success of the Rules Mapping and Risk Assessment Function .
    • Contribute to the on-going improvement of the effectiveness of the Compliance risk management framework and methodology through the proactive identification of weaknesses and the implementation of solutions.
    • Share regulatory, technical product and transactional knowledge of the business across the Compliance function, including ensuring that a uniform compliance advisory approach is followed across Africa.
    • Contribute to the continued development and on-going improvement of the compliance methodology, standards and manuals based on own experience, research conducted, information received from stakeholders, industry Compliance developments and ideas for functional change.
    • Assist with and oversee the process for the drafting and maintenance of basic Risk Management Plans (RMP) and where required to draft basic RMP’s including generic controls for Group-wide utilisation, ensuring appropriate consultation with business compliance officers and line management.
    • Assist and oversee the maintenance of up to date, accurate and complete regulatory risk control assessments.
    • Facilitate the timeous submission of consolidated Compliance Officer Reports related to allocated regulatory requirements including ad hoc reviews in support of the submission of independent Compliance Officer Reports.
    • Maintain the Rules Mapping and Risk Assessment process, including providing assistance to Compliance Officers in respect of allocated regulatory requirements, policies or business areas.
    • Develop relevant compliance tools for allocated regulatory requirements/policies to assist business in the management of the associated compliance risk.
    • Prepare and submit regular reports relating to activities conducted to various stakeholders and relevant governance structures.
    • Perform compliance risk due diligence reviews on request in line with the compliance due diligence checklist and coordinate the compliance due diligence reviews where required.
    • Conduct ad hoc special monitoring such as special reviews and Hot Spot Reviews as and when required. Monitoring to be done in consultation with and with participation from the relevant business Compliance Officers, using the Absa Group Limited monitoring methodology.

    Regulatory  Compliance  and Policy Support

    • To provide assistance with, oversee a process for the delivery of or deliver commercially sound compliance guidance and support in respect of allocated and /applicable regulatory requirements and policies in a professional and helpful manner, always considering the potential alternatives within the applicable rules and regulations, endeavouring to find solutions to ensure compliance as well as the enablement and continuation of business.
    • Actively participate in and contribute to process re-engineering, new product development and approval processes and other project meetings, where relevant, by providing subject matter expertise on compliance risk management or allocated regulatory requirements and policies.
    • Apply expertise to the maintenance of allocated policies as well as ensuring the group’s global standards and local regulatory requirements are set.
    • Conduct quality assurance of compliance documents such as RMP's, compliance monitoring and assurance documents, compliance findings, opinions by business compliance officers and provide detailed feedback within agreed upon time-lines.
    • Provide input into the New Regulatory Requirements (NRR) Forum tier sheets in respect of allocated regulatory requirements and provide oversight of NRR submissions across Absa Group Limited.
    • Monitor new regulatory developments and trends within allocated cluster of regulatory requirements and policies and provide input into comment to regulators as facilitated by the NRR or industry bodies.
    • Assist with co-ordination and formalisation of Regulatory Knowledge Network (RKN) activities.
    • Participation and involvement in compliance monitoring planning, Quality Circles and providing guidance in respect of allocated regulatory requirements and policies, the relevant sections to be monitored and the frequency of monitoring in order to ensure consistent application of the compliance methodology and assessment of findings.

    Stakeholder Relationship Management

    • Continued pro-active stakeholder engagement and involvement on a business, regulatory (where relevant) and industry level.
    • Maintain good relationships with Compliance colleagues and business across Absa Group Limited.
    • Participate in industry-related initiatives and establish networks with key role players
    • Serve as company nominated members of industry committees such as BASA sub-committees where relevant to allocated cluster of regulatory requirements or any other committee as requested by line manager.
    • Proactively providing feedback to stakeholders on compliance issues of common interest in relation to industry developments and trends.

    Training

    • Provide on-going compliance methodology training to all Absa Group Limited compliance staff in line with the compliance standards and manuals.
    • Provide subject matter related training where required and specialist input to the development of compliance related training material.
    • Drive specialist awareness activities as and when required e.g. presentations to business
    • Continually develop personal business acumen/expertise, through relevant training and personal research.

    Education

    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

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    Tech Senior Talent Acquisition Partner

    Job Summary

    • To provide advice and support in practice formulation and associated best practice improvement tactics; enabling the provision of specialist recruitment expertise.
    • What you need to be successful in this role is a passion for strategic talent management, talent acquisition, career mobility and a solid understanding of the technology world.  Previous experience in Technology Talent Acquisition, preferably in-house, and a track record of finding the top of the crop Information & Technology space is non-negotiable

    Job Description

    What you will get to do:

    • Exploring new innovative and digital ideas around sourcing scarce skills within ITO
    • Come up with innovative ways to attract talent using employer branding, online tools, events and showcasing ABSA’s ITO offering
    • Partner with Hiring Managers and the rest of the people function to define acquisition strategies (buy, build, borrow)
    • Contribute to the definition and implementation of innovative sourcing strategies alongside the Senior Talent Acquisition Partners that will enable the establishment of a diverse pool of talent geared to meet the evolving needs of Workforce Plans ahead of demand
    • Optimal utilization of sourcing channels, other talent pools e.g. graduates and learners, Absa internal and external talent pools as well as other data mining approaches to source candidates, alongside the Senior Talent Acquisition Partners
    • Request the necessary pre-interview screening and occupational assessments and interpret information to short list candidates for Competency-Based interviews with line management.
    • Create a great experience for candidates, prospects and Hiring Managers through unique Moments that Matter which includes onboarding and offboarding.
    • Effectively utilize data to support in making data led decisions

    Talent Acquisition and Selection: 

    • Define and ensure implementation of innovative sourcing strategies that will enable the establishment of a diverse pool of talent geared to meet the evolving needs of the Cluster Workforce Plan.
    • Proactively explore all available channels and processes to build diverse pools of talent.
    • Develop and drive a cost saving resourcing strategy for the Cluster and proactively explore solutions which will decrease the dependency on external resourcing partners by implementing creative direct to market talent capturing solutions; i.e. Headhunting, Talent Mapping, establishing candidate data base, advertising on web based job search sites, researching competitors, building industry networks, attending industry Specific events and fairs, partnering with Government Labour Agencies, tapping into Global networks etc.
    • Manage the delivery of search strategies designed to recruit senior and niche candidates.
    • Partner with Group Talent to deliver an increased capability for internal mobility by ensuring that internal Candidates are considered before moving to external sourcing solutions.
    • Engage in recruitment for senior level positions for the relevant Cluster’s Participate in interviews on request for key roles.
    • Ensure that the recruitment and selection of senior leaders takes place according to policy and governance.
    • Assess candidates to ensure cultural fit for the Group, values alignment, long term potential, and technical fit for roles, setting realistic role expectations before presenting candidates to Business.
    • Advise hiring managers on which candidates to progress to the next stage, ensuring the right recruitment decisions are made, challenging the business’ recommendations as required.
    • Work with Cluster head to compile high Remuneration package offers and buy-outs.
    • Assisting in the negotiation of release dates and backfill requirements where applicable.
    • Ensure timely on-boarding of senior hires and adherence to on boarding policies and procedures.
    • Identification of critical senior vacancies – build proactive pipelines.
    • Agree transformation plans with the Cluster seniors including targets and timelines. Drive the Group’s transformation agenda.
    • Together with HR Head, identify key senior roles for succession planning in the portfolios.

    Stakeholder Management: 

    • Liaise with BU Stakeholders in order to gain a comprehensive view of their Core Business, Strategic Objectives Employee Value Proposition and Culture. This understanding and interaction will drive the Placement of the right candidate, with the right skill and the ability to thrive in the relevant environment.
    • Provide regular feedback to Cluster Resourcing Head, Cluster Head and BU Leaders on Resourcing Strategy deliverables and status (Scorecard).
    • Define, socialise and agree SLAs with BU's and HR Head’s against which all parties’ performance will be driven. 
    • Build a Resourcing scorecard for the Business Unit by which these metrics can be presented and managed through discussions at the BUs Management Forums.
    • Ensure effective interaction with, and responses to candidates, building sustainable relationships, setting and managing expectations clearly, identifying and resolving the root cause of any issues and escalating as required. 
    • Drive level of excellence within the Resourcing Team. 

    Business Management:

    • Drive Strategic Resourcing Agenda through managing relationships with stakeholders, extended HR Community and Resourcing teams.
    • Allocate duties to team members in order to achieve operational targets including prioritisation and work Schedules.
    • Based on gaps identified, motivate requests to the manager for additional resources including people, budget and equipment.
    • Obtain a thorough understanding of the Cluster’s strategy and explain it to team members in such a way that they understand the contribution they have to make. 
    • Explain targets and take accountability for the monitoring and achievement of performance objectives in the department in terms of employee satisfaction, customer experience, and cost performance, return on investments, risk, and compliance and governance requirements. 
    • Create quarterly and monthly plans to ensure delivery for the year.
    • Continuously identify areas for improved efficiency and reduced cost.
    • Conduct basic statistical analysis to track performance variances and determine the root causes of errors.
    • Make recommendations for productivity or process enhancements to process owners.
    • Implement productivity improvement measures by coaching staff on any new processes or on their areas for improvement.
    • Populate balanced scorecards for the specific department on a monthly basis.
    • Work with the team to address shortcomings during the next month. Escalate any major issues identified to the next level manager.
    • Participate in the measurement and reporting of internal and external Service Level Agreements on a monthly basis. 
    • Address any process failures specific to the department under management

    What do you need to get in?

    • B-degree in Human Resources or Industrial Psychology or NQF equivalent
    • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a direct headhunting / sourcing role resourcing preferably for ITO within a large corporate:
    • Experience with online tools and platforms within the Technology recruitment environment.
    • Experience with creating candidate pipeline
    • Experience in successful hiring to meet business needs
    • Experience with applicant tracking systems and sourcing channel tools
    • Experience in proactive enticement
    • Solid understanding of the Technology landscapes
    • Strong understanding of online technology platforms and providers within Technology in South Africa
    • Deep understanding of talent acquisition
    • Understanding of recruitment processes and tools
    • Knowledge of recruitment system capabilities
    • Influencing Skills

    Education

    • Bachelor`s Degrees and Advanced Diplomas: Human and Social 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

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    Lead Platform Engineer - Mainframe Dev Ops

    Job Summary

    • Build high-performing, scalable, enterprise-grade Platform services & build capability in others to do the same. This includes but is not limited to applying critical thinking, design thinking and problem solving skills in an agile team environment to solve complex technical problems with high quality solutions & leading all phases of the development lifecycle to deliver against business requirements at an optimal cost to serve.

    Job Description

    Platform Design, Deployment & Optimisation

    •  Leads development test and platform management, translating customer, business and technical requirements into components of a service
    •  Identify critical design areas, parameters and opportunity areas early in the development process and those that need improvement downstream
    •  Stay ahead of the curve on leading practice platform technologies and Incorporate research into solution design and deployment processes
    •  Develop lasting, innovative, simple platforms (including architecture when appropriate) to satisfy business and customer requirements and align with the long-term plan for the platform and broader technology objectives of: Self-service, testability, reusability, stability & resilience
    •  Apply deep technical expertise, design thinking & problem solving skills to solve complex technical problems and enable the teams to deliver high quality solutions
    •  Identify & Select the appropriate internal or external technologies to deliver the platform service
    •  Applies excellent judgement and identifies and continuously improves on development practices
    •  Develop solution design blueprints and validation collateral and facilitate alignment on solution blueprint and designs across the value chain
    •  Lead the planning and design of the platform delivery system and define associated tools, hardware, processes, role assignments, dependencies, and documentation, resulting in a complete platform that meets KPIs
    •  Lead the development and deployment lifecycle for ‘platform / platform components as a service’
    •  Design & implement test automation and ensure reusability across the teams
    •  Lead efforts to validate architectural, product or service solutions and innovations
    •  Continually develop initiatives to reduce and optimize operational costs & increase strategic & operational efficiency through solution designs
    •  Identify, develop & maintain platform standards and best practices, and drive adoption across multiple service teams
    •  Define and implement SLA, OLA & quality metrics, best practices, and patterns to be applied across the platform
    •  Strategically & operationally monitor Platform services to standard and proactively identify and mitigate risk
    •  Use production performance monitoring and customer data to make / inform technical design and implementation decisions
    •  Take full accountability for end-to-end platform quality, completeness and resulting user experience for the life of the product / service
    •  Use & test the platform regularly to deeply understand it and discover & implement ways to improve it
    •  Resolve issues throughout the life of the platform, including those outside of the immediate area of responsibility as needed; lead discussions with peers to take action to ensure the sustainable success of the platform
    •  Provide leadership within the business by developing innovative methods for measuring the customer experience, and use this data to identify and drive platform improvements
    •  Leverage systems & processes to measure, monitor and manage the performance of platforms ensuring ongoing optimization & cost to value for our businesses (think bank wide)
    •  Translate performance data into insights for technical service & solution improvement and enhancement (across technical teams)
    •  Align teams to service Improvement & innovation plan requirements and influence effective implementation
    •  Lead the design of process or technology solutions that identify and resolve platform, system, deployment, and environmental issues.
    •  Identify new and emerging practices for managing problems within the area and lead the adoption of new practices, across groups or disciplines with the aim of improving analytical capabilities
    •  Lead the resolution of service issues by analyzing and prioritizing data from stakeholders and directing efforts or applying deep subject matter expertise to restore service with minimal disruption to the customer and business
    •  Positively contribute to the design & evolution of Group Architecture, Infrastructure & associated technical standards for the organization where it makes sense to do so

    Accountability: Financial & Cost Optimization, Risk & Governance

    •  Take full accountability for delivering an optimal Platform Engineering cost model
    •  Analyse operational cost data, identify cost-savings & efficiencies and influence the business to adopt these efficiencies across multiple service teams
    •  Understand & contribute to the delivery of an optimal cost : serve of Platforms as a service
    •  Create business cases & solution specifications for various governance processes (e.g. CTO approvals)
    •  Participate in incident management & DR activity – applying critical thinking, problem solving & technical expertise to get to the bottom of major incidents
    •  Hold accountability for all risk associated with platform engineering decision making
    •  Apply & maintain all Group risk (e.g. Architecture, development etc.), governance, compliance & regulatory standards and frameworks
    •  Update & or develop & maintain all application documentation as per the organization technical standards and risk / governance frameworks

    Accountability: People

    •  Cascade platform direction across teams and ensure team alignment on platform direction, performance objectives, plans and prioritization
    •  Build / contribute to a high performance team environment & culture through self-directed teams by driving performance management & measurement that is aligned with agile working practices (including daily, weekly, etc. sprint routines, regular & honest feedback etc.)
    •  Assume one stop shop accountability for the right people in the right teams to deliver on our platform strategy (always!)
    •  Leverage coaching techniques in all squad related activity to drive a higher quality design and deployment of technical products and services
    •  Seek out opportunities for collaboration across groups, ensure that cross-team commitments are set, and achieves scale in team work efforts by enabling the work of others
    •  Proactively lead the implementation of agile practices, remove barriers to success and ensure seamless delivery in a continuously changing work environment
    •  Identify and develop needed skills (self and others) in a way that is best-suited to the service design and that maximizes delivery efficiency
    •  Coach & mentor other engineers & support engineering teams on technical solutions and problem resolution
    •  Conduct peer reviews, testing, problem solving within and across the broader team
    •  Cascade platform performance feedback and ensure capability development across teams to enable efficient & effective platform service delivery
    •  Support the people change teams in the design of adoption processes (Customer, Employee & 3rd Party Adoption)

    Education

    Bachelor's Degree: Information Technology

    • 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

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    Desktop engineer

    Job Summary

    • Support the design, development & Deployment of high-performing, scalable, enterprise-grade End User technologies.

    Job Description

    Solution Design & Deployment (hardware & software)

    • Contribute to all phases of the development lifecycle
    • Interpret analysis, problem definition & business requirements to identify system & solution requirements (e.g. configuration features)
    • Produce well-organised and documented technical system & solutions feature design, configuration, deployment, etc.
    • Apply technical organisation principles of self-service, repeatability, testability, scalability & resilience in code development
    • Apply general design patterns and paradigms to deliver technical solutions
    • Debug existing End User systems & solutions
    • Work with integrated teams and be guided by other engineers to improve and evolve End User Systems & Solutions
    • Study & apply Group Development / Architecture & Infrastructure standards
    • Support reviews, performance monitoring & ongoing optimization and maintenance of end user systems and solutions
    • Stay ahead of the curve on emerging technologies and development practices and continuously evolve existing knowledge & skill in preparation for exposure to Automation, Integration, Messaging, CI/CD etc.
    • Update, create and appropriately store application documentation & technical specifications

    Risk & Governance

    • Participate in incident management & DR activity – applying critical thinking, problem solving & technical expertise to get to the bottom of major incidents
    • Maintain technical documentation
    • Participate in incident management & DR activity – applying critical thinking, problem solving & technical expertise to get to the bottom of major incidents

    Education and Skills Required

    • A+ and N+
    • MD100 and MD101
    • ITIL V4 Foundation (compulsory)
    • O365 Certification (beneficial)
    • Strong stakeholder engagement experience

    Education

    National Certificate: Information Technology

    • 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

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    Quantitative Analyst: Sustainability Risk

    Job Summary

    • The role for Quantitative Analayst:  Sustainability Risk (AVP) is available in our Group Sustainability Risk team. The incumbent will play a key role in establishment, implementation and administrative management of the Environmental and Social Sustainability Framework and Principal Risk type across the bank.

    Job Description

    This activity encompasses the following key areas:

    • Facilitating implementation of the newly established Environmental and Social Sustainability Framework and Sustainability Principal Risk type across the bank’s Enterprise Risk Management Framework (ERMF);
    • Working in collaboration across Group Risk Management in the 1LOD and 2 LOD in business areas for assessing and identifying controls for environmental and social risks i.e. direct risks (own operations and procurement) and indirect risks (environmental credit, collateral, or reputational risks, etc);
    • Administration, implementation and integration of environmental and social controls, policies and procedures into various processes in the bank (e.g. prioritization of UN Sustainable Development Goals, Paris Climate Agreements, target setting and related disclosures, credit processes, direct footprint processes, etc);
    • Performance of specialist administrative risk management tasks on environmental and social risk governance activities and systems administration as for the Sustainability Risk team and as required by the ERMF;
    • Administration and co-ordination of engagements with industry associations, external bodies (e.g. Banking Association of South Africa, United National Environmental Finance Initiative, etc.) and other stakeholders (e.g. emergent environmental and social legislation, such as the National Environmental Management Act, Climate Change legislation and best practice, etc) and participation in industry initiatives (e.g. UNEP FI Pilot Groups, BASA peer learning groups, etc.);

    Accountability

    • Ensure implementation and administration of the Sustainability Principal Risk Framework across risk types and business units in the bank;
    • Ensure implementation of appropriate Group Sustainability Framework policies, standards and controls throughout various business units and refinements are made to policies on an annual basis;
    • Ensure administration and co-ordination of annual Sustainability combined assurance is conducted as required by the ERMF and various internal and external frameworks to manage and close out any findings and issues and implement corrective action timeously;
    • Administration of the Sustainability Principal Risk Framework in terms of the ERMF pillars (governance, systems input, setting up of key risk forums, reporting and administrative assistance to the Group Sustainability Risk Team;
    • Provide pivotal key administrative and governance liaison for the Sustainability Risk Type with various internal and external stakeholders.

    Business Transformation    

    • Staying abreast and implement the requirements of technical governance and administrative requirements for effective implementation of the Sustainability Principal Risk type,
    • Analyze, monitor and interpret developments in the Sustainability risk management arena to understand potential risk controls and implementation across all risk types affected by Sustainability Risk and administer appropriate response as necessary to monitor and report the overall risk exposure for Sustainability Risk for the bank;
    • Proactively identify areas where the bank has touch points across business and risk areas and where the bank would benefit from additional guidance and identify opportunities for positive impact and reducing negative impact in terms on Sustainability Risk;

    Stakeholder  Management  and  Reputational  Enhancement 

    • Act as an ambassador for Absa, representing the Bank’s position on Sustainability Risk to external audiences, invariably engaging at senior management levels e.g. Banking Association of South Africa and The United Nations’ UNEPFI, internal governance committees, industry working groups, etc.
    • Co-ordinate contribution to the content of environmental and social reports for internal or external stakeholders thereby strategically positioning Group Sustainability in the annual integrated report and Group Sustainability report and various other reporting required across the group;
    • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues across Absa (e.g. wholesale credit, legal, CRES, Procurement and corporate citizenship) and provide expert guidance and support as appropriate;
    • Administration and coordination of Sustainability training responsibilities.

    Grow  Talent  and  Capability  

    • Provide direction, development and guidance to staff members in Sustainability Risk Management to help staff to bridge any knowledge gaps;
    • Ensure ongoing performance development to ensure generic personal skills are enhanced for future employability and staying abreast with the Sustainability Risk management subject matter;
    • Raise general staff awareness and develop training on Sustainability Risk (environmental & social) and related strategy considerations  through development of learning programs, formal training of staff and various internal learning academies;
    • Maintaining tools, techniques and processes to enable business areas and risk teams to place greater reliance on self-analysis and feeding back to the Sustainability Principal Risk type.

    Drive   Performance  

    • Support the manage Sustainability Risk as a commercial business partnership, ensuring minimal incremental or unjustified cost or delay to governance and processes;
    • Quality assure input by various other risk types to ensure that conclusions and recommendations are commercial, risk and Sustainability focused in alignment to Absa’s strategic objectives;
    • Administer and report on Sustainability Key Risk Key Indicators by establishing the necessary governance forum (with required Terms of Reference, Agenda’s minutes, invitations, etc)
    • Ensure input into measurement of the Key Indicators aggregation where necessary and generating quarterly Key Risk Report;
    • Act as the conduit to commissioning and defining the work of consultants, ensuring shared trust and respect, by using a flexible approach to obtain mutual understanding of general Sustainability Risk requirements between the bank and the consultants, in order to minimize potential liabilities and costs within set timescales ;

    Education

    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

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    Consultant On Boarding

    Job Summary

    Perform Onboarding validation and remediation functions for Relationship Banking clients within the regions. This involves ensuring 100% fit-for-processing on-boarding applications, complete all outstanding FICA requests manage restrictive control and special deferrals processes. Perform all client remediation, including refresh of all High risk and PEP clients ensuring that the validation adhere to and upholds the standards required by regulatory and business rules.

    Job Description

    Perform Onboarding validation and remediation functions for Relationship Banking clients within the regions. This involves ensuring 100% fit-for-processing on-boarding applications, complete all outstanding FICA requests manage restrictive control and special deferrals processes. Perform all client remediation, including refresh of all High risk and PEP clients ensuring that the validation adhere to and upholds the standards required by regulatory and business rules.

    Education

    National Diplomas and Advanced Certificates: 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

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    Transactional Banker Commercial

    Job Summary

    Optimise the profit and economic value of portfolios of Key Account clients with high growth potential and less complex commercial banking requirements by focusing: a) origination efforts to cross-sell to existing client base; and b) coverage efforts to service clients in accordance to the Key Account CVP

    Job Description

    Optimise the profit and economic value of portfolios of high growth potential and banking requirements by focusing:

    • Origination efforts to cross-sell to existing client base; and

    • Coverage efforts to service clients in accordance to the Business CVP

    Key Accountabilities:

    Drive Financial Targets

    • Identify and drive cross-sell opportunities by analysing available sales MI on VAPM and by extracting opportunities from any client engagements.

    • Make effective use of the client planning and solutioning tools for the top 30% of the portfolio to ensure in-depth understanding of client needs in order to provide client base with the best solutions. Achieve cross-sell targets by actively participating in cross functional teams (including but not limited to Sector and Product specialists) to find client-centric solutions which must be formalised in strategic proposals and presented to clients in accordance to the distinct Client Value Proposition (CVP) for Commercial Growth Accounts.

    • Track and monitor the achievement of financial performance across portfolios by utilising the (ESTPM) VAPM tools.

    • Apply risk-based pricing for all new cross- sell opportunities and assist the RE with the pricing reviews in line with the RBB pricing policy

    • Operate and position RBB in a dynamic and highly competitive market place by interacting with all relevant stakeholders driving key initiatives to secure client retention and growth.

    • Achieve sales targets relevant to the strategic initiatives and drivers of the Business Commercial Growth Accounts segment.

    Relationship and Service Management

    • Act as the second point of entry in the absence of the Relationship Executives

    • Conduct regular client visits in accordance with the Business Commercial Growth Value Proposition to increase the number of clients where Absa has the primary transactional banker status, and initiate changes to RBB Product by providing input into product development to better service our clients.

    •  Conduct After-sales visits with clients within a month of on-boarding to ensure effective sales and service delivery.

    • Prepare holistic, comprehensive, high quality call reports for distribution to all relevant stakeholders and Credit to shorten the lead time of credit applications.

    • Make use of middle- and back-office support networks to ensure effective on-boarding and complete end-to-end service delivery.

    • Maintain overall ownership for servicing the client on all matters related to cross-selling, by driving relevant internal support networks to ensure the complete end-to-end service delivery. Escalate on deviations from Internal Service Level Agreements (SLA's) to line management. Take ownership of client complaints that originate from the TB's area of responsibility and accountability and log on to the Client Compliment and Complaints system as per the prescribed policy and procedure guidelines. This will allow business to track actions to improve on service levels.

    • Participate in Cross Functional Team meetings, which includes the Relationship Executive, Credit Analyst, Segment Support Client Control Team, Client Service Consultant & Product & Sector teams, to ensure co-ordination of client engagement and service delivery to clients

    Manage Risk Assessment

    • Adhere to the bank's policies and procedures and ensure compliance.

    • Take co-ownership of the portfolios risk management with Relationship Executives by ensuring a good understanding of both the Bank's and the clients regulatory and compliance environments.

    • Responsible for the obtaining and scanning of all KAMLS and other on-boarding documentation.

    • Ensure that all outstanding collateral conditions have been met.

    Drive Team Work

    • Co-operate and work well with others in the pursuit of organisational objectives and team goals.

    • Attend team meetings and contribute fully, including suggestions for ways of improving customer service and meeting targets

    • Communicate concerns or challenges that derive from team interactions in aconstructive and positive manner.

    • Share information and make others aware of information that may be useful to them

    • Develop supportive relationships with colleagues and create a sense of team spirit.

    Self-Development

    • Take responsibility for personal learning to help develop pro-active career and life attitude Keep abreast of regulatory changes through regular training.

    • Monitor available L&D courses to develop your own training whilst helping others in the team to develop theirs.

    • Demonstrate the willingness and ability to perform to the very best levels to ensure personal alignment to ABSA's values and visions

     

    Competencies:

    • Values Driven

    • Digitally Empowered

    • Customer Obsessed

    • Exceptional Team Player

    • Creative Problem Solving

    • Drives Results

    • Pan African Citizen

    Minimum Requirements

    • NQF level 7 or equivalent B Degree Commerce/Marketing/ Finance

    • At least 3 years of sales and financial experience in a commercial banking environment.

    • Be Compliant to the FAIS Requirements

    • At least three (3) years’ experience and knowledge on the dynamics of the market place and industries (global, regional and local)

    • At least three (3) years’ experience in understanding and driving business and solution across divisional silos (e.g. segment, credit, product) and product silos’ and access wide set of products (e.g. FX, Trade Finance)

    • At least three (3) years’ experience in analysing and evaluating complex company financials and other economic trends

    • At least three (3) years in-depth experience and understanding of credit solutions - Internal networking / credibility

    • At least three (3) years’ experience in structuring a good moderate credit solution & guide the credit process with the required parties

    • Proven ability to plan ahead whilst also re-prioritising at short notice due to ever-changing and conflicting demands.

    • Preference will be given to South African Citizens and Permanent residents of South Africa in possession of proof of permanent resident status.

    General

    • The appointment will be made in line with the Divisional Employment Equity strategy.

    • There is no referral payment option with this requisition.

    Education

    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

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    Area Coverage Manager Premium

    Job Summary

    • Formulate tactical strategy and associated delivery plans related to single practice areas. Ensure proactive integration and operational tactical enhancement.

    Job Description

    • People Management: Coach, mentor and manage team members toward driving business objectives and ensuring colleague development | Compliance and Risk Management: Fulfil all activities in adherence to relevant control and compliance requirements, and quality standards | Business Management: Manage the levels of performance and service standards that need to be achieved by
    • translating the Business Unit’s strategy into achievable objectives and contracting
    • these through the Performance Development process for the team. | Collaboration : Constantly seek to improve ways of working by challenging the status quo and supporting an
    • empowering climate within the team, sharing knowledge, experience, best practice and
    • providing constructive feedback as required. | Customer Experience: To provide service excellence and achieve customer satisfaction | : | : | :

    Education

    Bachelors Degree and Professional Qualifications: 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

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

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