Risk Specialist


Company Confidential
Industry Financial Ser...
Category Banking
Location Accra
Job Status Full-time
Salary GHS
Education First Degree
Experience 2 years
Job Expires Mar 05, 2021
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Job Description

  • Branch: Accra
  • Start date: Immediately
  • Expiry date for applications: March 5, 2021 (Close of business)
  • Working hours: Daily 8h00 till 17h00 or as required to fulfill one’s responsibilities.
Description of Position
The Risk Specialist shall be responsible to identify, assess, and make recommendations that will manage and mitigate the organization’s enterprise risks.
Responsible for 
  • reviewing financial data and other information related to business operations.
  • designing and implementing an overall risk management process for the organisation, which includes an analysis of the financial impact on the company when risks occur.
  • gathering and compiling data related to risk from internal and external resources.
  • identifying potential risks by analyzing data, observing processes, and talking to staff.
  • drafting and delivering reports and presentations outlining findings, identifying, and explaining potential risks, and recommending solutions.
  • selecting or developing and implementing appropriate risk assessment models or methodologies.
  • developing and implementing contingency plans to manage business interruptions, volatile market events, and other emergencies.
  • ensuring and/or facilitating adequate communication concerning key risks.
  • drafting and/or evaluating risk disclosures and similar documentation.
  • maintaining knowledge of existing and developing laws and regulations related to the organization’s industry; assesses and explains how new requirements may affect the organization in terms of risk exposure.
  • reviewing any new major contracts or internal business proposals.
  • building risk awareness amongst staff by providing support and training within the company.
  • any other responsibilities that will be assigned by your immediate supervisor, Senior and Executive Management.

Required Skills or Experience


  • Bachelor’s degree in Risk Management, Finance, Business Administration, Economics, Statistics, Business Management, or industry-related area required.
  • At least two years of related experience required.


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Presentation skills
  • Ability to understand broader business issues.

How To Apply

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