ABSA Jobs Gauteng – Credit Assurance Specialist

Website Absa Group Limited

Job Description:

The Policy Risk Assurance Function is accountable for the testing of implementation and adherence principle risk frameworks and policies. This activity is undertaken independently of the business under authority of the PRO/GCCO, providing assurance to the Business Area CRO and GCCO that risk controls are complete, effective and policy compliant. The Policy Assurance Specialist is responsible for implementation, execution, governance and infrastructure of assurance activities to aid the evidencing of compliance levels to and embedment of risk frameworks and policies by business functions.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist leadership to drive a transformational agenda to continuously improve the efficiency of combined assurance processes in line with market, business or regulatory developments
  • Establish and maintain a coherent operating rhythm across the value chain (i.e. intra-risk, across AGL and 3rd parties) in support of the functional objectives
  • Enable delivery of the update to the Risk Leadership with assurance performance metrics, project implementation statuses and key matters arising; escalating material issues identified indicating the level of severity and associated risks
  • Participate in key risk management committees, in conjunction with the Lead Risk Policy Assurance, across the Group representing the allocated Principle Risk portfolios and provide challenge, thought-leadership and direction on other portfolios
  • Enable delivery of the update to the Risk Leadership with performance metrics, project implementation statuses and key matters arising; escalating material issues identified indicating the level of severity and associated risks
  • Together with the Lead of the function establish and maintain a coherent operating rhythm across the value chain (i.e. intra-risk, across AGL and 3rd parties) in support of the functional objectives
  • Engage vendors to address current and future needs in addition to delivery/performance metrics
  • Participate in key risk management committees, in conjunction with the Head Risk Policy Assurance, across the Group representing the Operational Risk portfolio and provide challenge, thought-leadership and direction on other portfolios

Qualification & Experience:

Bachelor`s Degrees and Advanced Diplomas: Business, Commerce and Management Studies (Required)

Job Details:

Company: Absa Group Limited

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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