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Officer, Credit Risk

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VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

The Development Bank of Rwanda is Rwanda’s only National Development Bank mandated to support Rwanda’s development goals. Over the last years, the bank has undergone substantial re-organization aimed at positioning it as an “innovative and sustainable provider of development finance for socio-economic impact”.

In order to achieve this vision, the bank’s new strategic plan (2018-2024) has outlined 3 key strategic themes;

  • Operational Excellence: Continuous improvement of our credit and risk management system, financial performance, and customer services.
  • Strategic Partnerships: Forming strategic partnerships to deliver our mandate is a key component of our core activities.
  • Dynamic Culture: Continuously improving our pool of knowledge to have the most competent and skilled employees.

To help accomplish this ambitious and exciting vision, the Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) would like to recruit suitably qualified staff to fill the following vacant positions;

Positions

Job Grade

Job Purpose

Reporting Lines

Officer, Credit Risk (1)

JG 6

The purpose of the job is to identify, measure and monitor credit risks for projects submitted for risk assessment and ensure appropriate risk controls and responses are developed and implemented to ensure that the Bank's asset portfolio is healthy and within acceptable risk appetite

Profile

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, Economics, Banking, statistics, Mathematics. Actuarial Science or related discipline.
  • A professional qualification in risk management is a competitive advantage.
  • At least 3 years’  experience  in  banking or financial services organization in a similar role
  • Working knowledge and experience in risk management
  • Working knowledge of banking laws & regulation in Rwanda
  • High level of accuracy in evaluating financial records and documents.
  • Strong understanding of Credit risk analysis and policies
  • Knowledge of credit risk management and measurement practices
  • Solid understanding of the credit appraisal process & project finance
  • Must possess effective research, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficiency in a variety of computer software applications, including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and analytical tools such as SAS, R. SYSTAT, SPSS or similar Extensive analytical skills as well as problem identification and solving skills
  • Good judgment and mental
  • Agility, Critical thinking. Results orientated, Attention to detail, 
  • High level of integrity and Excellent oral and written communication skills

Reports: Risk Manager

Application Guidelines:

Interested candidates should apply online via the "Apply for this job" button and upload application documents including Curriculum Vitae, copies of degree certificates and professional certificates, motivation letter, names of three previous supervisors (as one document) as well as their emails and telephoneonly online applications shall be considered.

Email: recruitment@brd.rw (for only inquiries)

Address all applications to the Head, Human Capital, and Corporate Services of the Development Bank of Rwanda.

Deadline for application: Wednesday, July 06, 2020, 06:00 pm.

Details of the job descriptions are posted on the BRD website: www.brd.rw

The employment package is highly competitive/attractive.

Candidates with the right qualifications and relevant experience shall be shortlisted and contacted for interviews.

Done in Kigali, June 24, 2020