About the job

Focusing on Non-Bank Financial Institutions, you will be responsible for executing credit risk policies, procedures and processes to enable the successful management of credit risks for the organisation.

Supporting the risk rating and limit setting process through credit portfolio, credit application and credit transaction reviews, you will be responsible for providing independent credit opinion on new loan proposals and any subsequent variation requests. You will assess and monitor the risks of the assigned loan portfolio by way of news monitoring, periodic reviews and internal ratings.

You will develop and maintain credit risk policies which will include executing credit risk policies and procedures; ensuring the alignment of operational practices to articulated credit risk positions and identifying emerging market trends and regulations which may impact credit risk and policies.

You will address queries related to credit risk policies and procedures, and will maintain credit risk-related documentation and resources on credit risk policies. You will also practise responsible lending and credit activities by assessing Environmental, Social and Governance factors in credit-related approvals and reviews.

You will conduct credit risk assessment and management activities, and will utilise credit models to identify expected loan loss and other risks. You will perform periodic checks, security monitoring, portfolio reviews and regular compliance checks, and will keep the management abreast of early material warning signals. You will also identify loans for inclusion within the workout strategies and will monitor accounts with flagged indicators for credit default and/or missed payments. You will process waiver and amendment requests and provide independent recommendation to management.

You will manage the credit portfolios within credit risk appetite and limits and will develop expertise in the assigned business segment in order to be able to provide independent recommendations. You will work closely with the assigned business segment units in the conduct of credit activity and will monitor and document key success measures for credit risk protection to identify possible inadequacies.

You will support the execution of the credit approval processes and will generate financial ratios to evaluate the client’s financial status. You will identify market conditions and/or trends and their possible impact to the organisation’s credit risk exposure and appetite, as well as evaluate and analyse client accounts to determine suitable credit recovery plans.

You will review and rate counterparty risk applications and execute counterparty risk assessment steps and due diligence checks in accordance with guidelines. You will collect counterparty risk information and conduct preliminary risk assessments. You will review letters of credit when required and will gather information and data to review credit rating triggers and break clauses for applications. You will also conduct preliminary reviews on financial and credit transactions and confer with the credit associations and other business representatives to exchange credit information.

You will monitor and report on credit risk portfolios, as well as monitor the loan portfolio quality by way of news monitoring, periodic reviews and ensure current loan loss provisions, internal ratings and account grading reflect the current state of the credit/ asset quality. You will highlight potential credit risks by monitoring early warning indicators and participate in the quarterly portfolio review exercise for the region and ensure follow-up of identified actions.

You will participate in local credit committee meetings to deliberate on new credit applications while ensuring pertinent questions are raised and responded. You will identify changing regulations or industry developments which can improve early warning systems, and support the analysts in the preparation of contracts, credit reports and other loan transaction documents in accordance with credit risk policies.

You will draft credit-related reports detailing deviations from set credit limits, counterparty ratings, exposures and concentrations as well as examine past financial records against current loan portfolio performance to identify patterns and trends.

  • Tertiary education
  • Minimum 7 – 10 years of relevant work experience
  • Strong exposure to and understanding of credit analysis methodologies and credit risk management regulations
  • Able to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Strong communicator and influencer who can work in a fast-paced environment
  • Possess strong analytical and critical thinking skills, and an eye for detail
  • May be required to be contactable after office hours


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