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REQ 124342- Tshego Semenya

Closing date: 10 March 2023


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Leadership Pipeline

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Head of Audit: Credit

Job Purpose

To manage and lead a team of professionals in providing independent assurance to the Nedbank Chief Internal Auditor (CIA); on the quality assurance and continuous improvement framework for Group Internal Audit (GIA); to ensure compliance to international standards for the professional practice of Internal Auditing within Nedbank.

Job Responsibilities

  • Implement the vision and strategy including the leadership and culture philosophy, stakeholder approach and internal methods and tools. This should include alignment to the Nedbank and Business Unit strategy;
  • Exhibit diverse, visionary and inspirational leadership – promoting a globally competitive financial sector;
  • Actively participate in the Group’s Co-ordinated Assurance Model, in conjunction with 2A and 2B Credit risk value chain and Compliance;
  • Build a high-performance credit team through leading the function, managing resources, retention and development of key critical staff;
  • Manage performance of reports and hold them accountable for managing the performance of their reports by taking corrective action as required, recognising and rewarding team;
  • Actively build a culture of improvement by ensuring the design and implementing active talent management, succession planning strategies for division and obtaining buy-in from relevant stakeholders;
  • Contribute to team effectiveness by participating in the recruitment and selection of the credit internal audit staff;
  • Optimise performance and motivation by holding managers and auditors accountable for developing their staff and themselves;
  • Empower team to make decisions and recommend tailored solutions to business unit specific problems, through coaching and mentoring practices;
  • Maintain and report on whether the respective Audit portfolio has sufficient professional audit staff with knowledge, skills, experience and professional qualifications to meet the requirements of the GIA Charter and audit plan;
  • Facilitate engagement and information sharing sessions amongst peers. Synergies across clusters and business units achieved;
  • Delivering the specialist credit audit coverage of all high-risk areas;
  • Reporting to the Cluster Credit Committees, Executive Credit Committee and Group Credit Committee including engaging with non-executives where required;
  • Represent Internal Audit during key Regulatory Prudential meetings;
  • Take ownership and accountability for tasks and activities and demonstrate effective self-management; and
  • Follow through to ensure that quality and productivity standards of own work and team are consistently and accurately maintained.

Essential Qualifications – NQF Level

  • Advanced Diplomas/National 1st Degrees

Preferred Qualification

  • Minimum required qualification: Commercial or related degree

Minimum Experience Level

The following minimum experience is required:

  • 8 – 10 years financial services experience in a senior position;
  • Banking experience, inclusive of credit experience (essential) and internal audit (preferably);
  • Ability to operate at a Senior level; and
  • Leadership experience leading teams.

The Following Additional Experience Is Preferred

  • 8 – 10 years Credit and/or Banking experience in a Risk / Audit role.

Technical / Professional Knowledge

  • Principles of project management
  • Regulatory, Legal and Economics Principles
  • Relevant software and systems knowledge
  • Risk management process and frameworks
  • Training effectiveness principles
  • Institute of Internal Auditors standards
  • Facilitation techniques
  • Internal audit policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of relevant Legislation e.g. Banks Act, King III, Companies Act, BASEL – advanced


Preference will be given to candidates from the underrepresented groups

Please contact the Nedbank Recruiting Team at +27 860 555 566

Please contact the Nedbank Recruiting Team at +27 860 555 566

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