Head, Credit & Risk Management

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Ace Solicitors - Our client, a Microfinance Bank, located in Asaba, Delta State requires urgently the services of highly qualified candidates to fill the position above.

Job Description:

  • Oversees those decisions made and processes managed by the first line of defense functions whether performed within the bank’s first line or within the Servicer and ensuring all actions are appropriately reviewed, approved and documented.
  • Ensure that key credit risk strategies for the banks are thoroughly analyzed and effectively documented, presented, approved and ensure appropriate reporting, monitoring and escalation protocols are in place and are effective and sustainable.
  • Independently examines the Bank’s Credit Risk appetite by establishing Key Risk Indicators (KRIs) and associated dashboards. 
  • Ensures that the strategies implemented to achieve the credit risk appetite are appropriately owed by the Bank and ensures that approval is documented and strategy outcomes are monitored
  • Provide credible challenge of the first line on credit decisions ensuring that they are acceptable and the risk initiatives appropriately mitigate the risk exposure.

Job Requirement:

  • Sound knowledge of banking activities & regulatory requirements in the microfinance banking sector.
  • BSc/HND in Banking, Accounting, Business Administration.
  • Economics possession of professional qualifications such as ACIB, ACCA, ACA, CPA and Masters Degree would be added advantage.
  • Minimum of 5 years post-qualification experience. Certification as microfinance banker would be added advantage
  • Age: 35 40 years
  • Candidates should be computer literates.


  • The Application Letters and CV's should include the following:
  • The application letter should indicate the Position and Job Reference number
  • Comprehensive curriculum vitae showing candidate’s experience, place and date of birth, duly signed and to which photocopies of credentials should be attached.
  • The names and contact addresses (including e-mail and telephone (GSM) numbers) of three reputable referees.

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Ace Solicitors

Job Level

Manager (Staff Supervisor/Head of Department)




Accounting / Audit / Tax

Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

5 - 7 years