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Head of Risk - Lusaka - Lusaka, Zambia

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #10863
Job Location Lusaka, Zambia
Company Type Agri
Job Role Head of Risk - Lusaka
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary US$ Negotiable Depending on Candidate

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Senior Management
Years of Experience 5
Residence Location Lusaka, Zambia
Gender Not Specified
Nationality Zambian National or Resident

Job Description

Lusaka, Zambia
  • Job Status: Closed

Our Client, a finance leasing company that provides access to finance for small-scale and developing farmers in Zambia to enable the increase in mechanisation levels thus improving food security in Zambia, is currently recruiting for a Head of Risk to join their team in Lusaka.

Duties and Responsibilities include but are not subject to:
Responsible for controlling risk database(s)
Responsible for providing the external sales activity with an acceptable service level
Responsible for setting targets and reviewing performance of subordinates
Responsible for preparing all lease applications for presentation to the Credit Committee according to company policies and procedures
Responsible for reviewing all credit risk policies to ensure that the portfolio at risk is maintained within agreed parameters
Member of all Credit and Risk Committees
Responsible for preparing all regular and ad hoc credit risk and collection reports for all members of the Board
Responsible for preparing all regular and ad hoc credit risk and collection reports for all shareholders
Responsible for maintaining good communication with agricultural equipment vendors in Zambia
Responsible for managing and reporting all NPL / PAR issues
Meeting potential clients within the territory of Zambia

Key Skills
High level of detail
High level of communication skills at all levels of business
Fluent English – must be able to communicate effectively (spoken and written) and comprehend at a high level
Excellent computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Good level of knowledge of finance
Good level of knowledge of agricultural equipment
Clean licence (mandatory)

  • Job Role: Head of Risk - Lusaka
  • Industry: Accountancy / Finance
  • Salary: US$ Negotiable Depending on Candidate

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture
Minimum of 10 years in the agricultural sector in Zambia
Minimum of 2 year man management experience

Additional Requirements

Risk Management

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