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Credit Risk Internal Audit Manager, Group

Sandton   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Credit Risk Internal Audit Manager, Group
  • Internal Audit Manager, Credit Risk, Group Internal Audit

About Our Client

Our Client is Multinational Bank with over 30 000 employees world-wide and operates within 39 countries in Africa through its subsidiaries. The group is diversified within the rest of Africa and has been rated as one of the four largest banks in South Africa. Our client boasts over 100 years' experience within the Banking sector.

Our client has partnered with various global and local partners with the primary focus of expansion within the African region, with exciting developments forecasted. As a leader in their industry, they focus on attaining and maintaining the best marketing platforms, highest customer satisfaction and effective client relationships.

Job Description

Managed budgets and productivity (20%):

Provide input into the annual audit plan on trend analysis of previous audits so that billable hours, budgets and resources are optimally planned ensuring quality audits are delivered. Manage billable hours by reviewing timesheets and analysing dashboards to monitor the productivity of resources to ensure projects are delivered cost effectively. Manage expenses of self and team through review of General Ledger reports or information provided so that financial targets are met. Track efficiency of project milestones by reviewing progress status on management information on sharepoint, to ensure improved productivity and the delivery of projects

Managed stakeholder relationships (20%):

Engage with stakeholders through face-to-face, electronic and telephonic interactions in order to build rapport, to understand their current business reality, requirements, risks and expectations to ensure key and/or emerging risks are considered in annual audit plan. Make stakeholders aware of Audit best practices, methodology and audit issues policy by conducting pre-engagement meetings and attending relevant forums to manage stakeholder expectations upfront. Initiate end of audit questionnaire and 360-degree feedback by selecting appropriate stakeholders so that feedback on the value add of audit is obtained and analysed to ensure client needs met and satisfied. Share information and knowledge across teams within GIA during formal and informal meetings to ensure inefficiencies and duplication of efforts are limited and to minimise disruption to stakeholders. Engage with staff, peers and other departments through face-to-face, electronic and telephonic interactions to build trusting relationships so that credibility and quality of audit outputs are improved and team objectives are achieved. Engage with stakeholders by attending opening, progress and closing meetings to communicate audit deliverables, team timelines and progress so that client expectations are managed and met.

Managed Governance, Compliance and Risk based assurance (20%):

Identify and consider internal and external factors (e.g. key and emerging risks, resourcing, budgets, timelines, stakeholder availability and/or requirements, business continuity, national events, etc) through research, stakeholder engagement and knowledge sharing, to develop and update annual risk based audit plan with clear levels of accountability. Initiate audit project by delegating and assigning audit responsibilities to ensure audit projects are delivered and milestones are tracked and corrective action taken. Extract audit assignment information for and attend key meetings/forums with stakeholders to provide audit feedback on outstanding audit issues, progress to audit plan and/or emerging risk trends, as well as ensuring that audit services are delivered to requirements. Monitor progress of projects through attendance of progress meetings, reviews of audit files and audit-related documents at various stages of audits to ensure that GIA methodology is adhered to, conclusions are reflective of audit work performed, relevant review notes are addressed and appropriate corrective action is taken.

Managed teams (20%):

Recruit and select staff by matching the skills and competencies to the requirements of the job to build an effective team. Manage performance of staff by implementing performance agreements, ensuring a clear vision, agreeing on goals and objectives, providing regular feedback on performance, recognising and rewarding achievement and take appropriate corrective action where required. Mentor and coach staff on identified performance gaps as identified through performance feedback discussions and task appraisal in order to eliminate gaps and improve performance. Tailor team development needs, as identified during engagements and meetings with staff, to ensure that staff stays abreast in field of expertise and deliver on the expectations from stakeholders.

Improved transformation and culture (20%):

Ensure transformational target are met for own team through consideration of targets during the staff recruitment, retention and training process and utilising suppliers listed on the preferred supplier list, thereby contributing to the achievement of GIA targets. Participate and encourage team participation in Nedbank Culture building initiatives (eg. Surveys) contributing to a culture conducive to the achievement of transformation and operational goals. Participate in the development and implement action plans to address team issues raised in culture survey results and that results improve year on year. Create a client service culture through various required interventions to deliver a world class service through others.

The Successful Applicant


20% Building Partnerships

Identifying opportunities and taking action to build strategic relationships between one's area and other areas, teams, departments, units, or organizations to help achieve business goals.

20% Planning and Organizing

Establishing courses of action for self and others to ensure that work is completed efficiently.

15% Aligning Performance for Success

Focusing and guiding others in accomplishing work objectives.

15% Coaching

Providing timely guidance and feedback to help others strengthen specific knowledge/skill areas needed to accomplish a task or solve a problem.

15% Decision Making

Identifying and understanding issues, problems, and opportunities; comparing data from different sources to draw conclusions; using effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions; taking action that is consistent with available facts, constraints, and probable consequences.

15% Delegating Responsibility

Allocating decision-making authority and/or task responsibility to appropriate others to maximize the organization's and individuals' effectiveness.

What's on Offer

Market related salary with traditional Banking benefits included as well as an annual performance bonus