Risk Management Officer Job at Kenya Industrial Estates

Oct 30, 2016

Kenya Industrial Estates is a Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises established in 1967 with the mandate of promoting industrialization through indigenous enterprise development in the country.
 
To achieve this mandate, the company provides Industrial Parks, medium to long term financing, and business advisory / training services.

The company plans to fill the following positions with a view to effectively discharge on its mandate:

Job Title: Risk Management Officer 

 
Reporting Relationships 

Direct Reports to:- Manager Risk / Credit Management 

Job Purpose:-
 
a) This is a position responsible for the overall Risk Management Function and successful attainment of a healthy loan portfolio through risk mitigation.
 
b) To promote and sustain a culture of risk management discipline within the institution and ensure that there are effective internal controls, policies and procedures, systems and a risk management framework that supports business sustainability and continuity as well as ensuring compliance;
 
c) To anticipate and proactively ensure management of all potential risks, including credit, operations, information security, regulatory compliance and reputation risks and to initiate actions to pre-empt systemic risks;
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Manage appraisal of all new investments and recommend for approval through various committees;
  • Co-ordinate efficient and effective management of identification of significant risks to KIE;
  • Administer identification of low risk opportunities to the company;
  • Network with other institutions on credit reference of all our loan applications;
  • Participate in categorization of risks into strategic, reputational, operational, financial, transaction, policy implementation risks or compliance-related risks;
  • Work with other officers to ensure compliance with investment terms and conditions, and direct fraud investigations whenever identified;
  • Ensure that any credit provided to customers is proportional to their ability to pay;
  • Work with other offices to carry out analysis in respect of existing portfolio (by sector, region, size, gender, age, and programme);
  • Participate in developing and reviewing KIE risk appraisal tools;
  • Ensure that the debt book is updated and properly categorized;
  • Participate in taking investment remedial actions – rescheduling, rehabilitation, write off, negotiation, legal action- on Category D and E debts ( loans, rents and mortgages);
  • Participate in initiating special task force on debt recovery;
  • Ensure that the necessary fees and levies are charged and paid in accordance in line with the company’s procedures.
Requirements for Appointment
  • Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized institution;
  • Proficiency in computer applications;
  • Served as Credit/ Risk Officer or equivalent for a minimum of 3 years;
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
How to Apply:-
 
Those employees who meet the job requirements as detailed in the advert are encouraged to apply. 

Applications must be accompanied by current curriculum vitae, giving details of educational and professional qualifications and addressed to the undersigned.

Applicants Must also indicate their current and expected salaries. 

The applications should be received not later than 11th November 2016.

HR & Administration Manager,
Kenya Industrial Estates Ltd,
P.O. Box 78029-00507, 
Nairobi.
 
Email: hr@kie.co.ke

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

NB: KIE is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and committed to diversity and Gender Equity.




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