Risk Analyst Job at SBM Bank

Risk Analyst Job at SBM Bank… See details on how to apply for the opportunities available at SBM Bank.


SBM, a growing international financial institution in Africa, provides a wide range of corporate and commercial banking solutions to its clients. Kenya will operate as a gateway to Africa for SBM. SBM Bank (Kenya) Limited shall focus its activities on products and services for corporates and SMEs.


  • Assist in validating that risk management is effective in all functional areas and that all significant risks are being recognized and effectively managed on a timely manner
  • Assist the Board and Senior Management with the identification of risk appetite tolerance levels
  • Work with operating units to facilitate risk and control self-assessment exercises and mitigate identified control weaknesses through the creation of appropriate action plans
  • Proactively identify and address risk issues and weaknesses in existing policies and processes and recommend improvements
  • Develop and monitor Key Risk Indicators
  • Provide adequate support in the preparation of reports, presentations, and forums
  • Write minutes of meetings within set timeframe
  • Monitor business incidents to ensure they are appropriately recorded with a comprehensive root cause analysis and monitor action tracking until closure
  • Compile risk registers for all functional areas at operational level
  • Assist in the implementation of appropriate systems and controls to measure and report against those tolerance levels
  • Assist in communicating the risk framework and methodology to all management levels and to employees
  • Conduct training in respect of effective and sustainable processes of risk identification, quantification, and monitoring to management
  • Periodical report to Senior Management and the Board Risk Management Committee
  • Contribute to any of the different areas of the team namely: Portfolio & Credit Risk, Market Risk and carry out any other cognate duties

Qualifications, Experience & Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in the field of Finance, Accounting, IT, Risk Management or any other related areas/professional qualifications
  • At least 5 years’ experience within a Risk Management function in a Financial Institution
  • Good mastery of Microsoft Office tools
  • Strong research and analytical capabilities, with a quantitative bias and a focus on quality
  • Ability to appropriately produce reports in relevant formats
  • Ability to deliver under tight deadlines
  • Excellent team player and interpersonal skills

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