Credit Risk Strategist at the Concept Group



The Concept Group is a holding company for companies established in 1992. Subsidiaries under the Group include: Rosabon Financial Services – Nigeria’s Leading Financial Intermediary and Equipment Leasing Company, Concept Nova – Bespoke Enterprise IT Solutions Company,Percy Aitkins – Bureau De Change.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Credit Risk Strategist

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Summary

  • This role will strategize, formulate and communicate risk policies and processes for the group.
  • The Credit Risk Strategist will provide hands-on development of risk models involving market and credit risks, assure controls are operating effectively, and provide research and analytical support for the smooth operation of the department.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work directly with top management, to evaluate their business models and financial statements and proffer necessary measures to mitigate risk.
  • Performing risk assessments: Analyzing current risks and identifying potential risks that are affecting the company.
  • Performing a risk evaluation: Evaluating the company’s previous handling of risks, and comparing potential risks with criteria set out by the company such as costs and legal requirements.
  • Provide tailored credit risk recommendations that mitigate RFS’s exposure while facilitating partner company growth
  • Help manage the portfolio by developing a deep understanding of risk across industries, geographies, and operating models.
  • Preparing risk management and insurance budgets.
  • Explaining the external risk posed by corporate governance to stakeholders.
  • Creating business continuity plans to limit risks.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Accounting, Statistics, Finance, or a relative field.
  • 8+ years of relevant experience with knowledge of commercial credit underwriting and risk strategies.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and analytical skills.
  • The ability to comfortably interact with the CFOs and CEOs of our top merchants.
  • Experience with and in the use of IFRS9.
  • Professional certifications and memberships.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: careers@conceptgroup-ng.com using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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