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  • Posted: Jan 22, 2021
    Deadline: Mar 25, 2021
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    People all over the world have similar aspirations - to provide for their families, to feed, clothe and shelter them, and to provide their children with opportunities to succeed. In developing countries where poverty is highest, microenterprises are estimated to represent more than 80% of all wealth-building enterprises and more than 20% of GNP. At I...
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    Risk Officer

    Location: Ikeja, Lagos

    Job Objective:

    To ensure that all staff, particularly operations staff diligently comply with the operational risk guidelines, policies and procedures to mitigate the bank’s risk exposure.  This is largely achieved as they coordinate the activities of the regional monitoring teams

    Job Description

    • Evaluate customers' loan applications in line with the bank's credit policy.
    • Identify critical risks in credit request and provide advise on how requests can be restructured in line with the bank’s risk appetite.
    • Has relevant experience in analyzing consumer and SME loans.
    • Organization of credit committee.
    • Portfolio management & reporting.
    • Create innovative credit evaluation processes and systems.
    • Evaluate clients for credit worthiness based our internal risk models & their application information.
    • Weed out fraudulent applications, and unreliable applicants.
    • Check Facility Letters and Loan Agreements and scrutinize the signed documents to ensure the correctness of the contracts.
    • Continuously ensure alignment/compliance to the credit risk management framework.
    • Continuously analyze and recommend improvement on credit risk management framework, processes and systems.


    • A first degree in Economics, Finance or any other discipline
    • Minimum of 4years microfinance bank experience
    • Good knowledge of accounting and relevant lending ratios.
    • Analytical skills
    • Good communications
    • Good reporting skills

    Method of Application

    Candidates should send their cover letter and resume with the subject stated as the job title to

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