Credit Risk Officer Job Careers – Future Options Consulting Ltd

Job Title:     Credit
Risk Officer
Organisation: Future
Options Consulting Ltd
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
Future Options
Consulting Ltd is an online recruitment services which now seeks to recruit on
behalf of its valued Client in the Banking and Finance Industry.
Job Summary:  The Credit Risk Officer will mainly implement
the credit policies and procedures of the bank meticulously and contribute to
achieving the objectives of the portfolio growth, asset quality and compliance
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Assess loan applications using the credit policy frame work of the
    bank and make recommendations for approval or otherwise, including the
    requirements for securities and covenants.
  • Assess the performance of the credit portfolio – of both funded and
    contingency products- and recommend measures for achieving the set targets
    of portfolio growth and asset quality.
  • Prepare timely and accurate Credit Risk reports to the Management
    and Board Committees of the bank.
  • Review classification of and provision for the loan assets as per
    the bank’s credit policy and the prudential norms set by the central bank.
  • Carry out stress testing of the credit portfolio and present the
    report to the Risk Committees with recommendations.
  • Monitor the compliance of the credit policy by the branch network
    and propose appropriate measures to enhance the asset quality and portfolio
  • Assist the Head of Credit to define the risk appetite and exposure
    limits for different business sectors.
  • Assist in preparation and presentation of the information pack for
    Board Risk Committee.
  • Contribute to enhancing credit risk management by providing design
    inputs, with regard to credit identification, risk recognition and
    measurement and reporting
  • Assets and financial matters responsibility
  • Quantitative factors for the job, such as equipment, finances
    (budget responsibility), consumable stocks, land and buildings and other
    major factors that indicate the scope and complexity of their job and
    specific level of responsibility
  • Judgment and Decision-making
  • Advice  / Recommendations
  • Credit Analysis and Recommendations

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in
    Commerce/Finance/Audit or any related field.
  • Three years of experience in a financial institution at officer
    level in credit risk management function
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Team  player
  • Attention to detail
  • Business acumen
  • Mental Skills
  • Analytical ability
  • Contacts
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are invited to send their applications
enclosing curriculum vitae, copies of academic and professional certificates
along with the names and contacts of three referees. Applications should be
sent by post, courier, hand delivery or e-mail to the address given below; The
Director, Executive Recruitment, Future Options Consulting Ltd, 4th Floor, DTB
Centre, Kampala Road, P.O. Box: 34934, Kampala, Uganda. Phone:
+256-414-231204/206, Email:
Deadline: 9th November 2018
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