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Business Manager

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A leading financial services provider is currently seeking a highly analytical individual to assume the role of Business Manager for their Regulatory Change and Strategic Impact division. The successful incumbent will be responsible for actively participating in the management of risk strategies, risk appetites as well as strategic, business and new regulatory risks across the organisation.


  • Co-ordinate the organisations risk strategy as well as the alignment between risk strategy, risk appetite and business objectives (as submitted by different Clusters) to ensure that effective risk management and regulatory considerations are embedded into the business strategy and planning process.
  • Manage the Performance (Risk vs Return).
  • Report on the overall status and effectiveness of the risk appetite of the group risk and internal control framework of the Group.
  • Coordinate and drive a strong strategic approach to risk management.
  • Independently inform strategy and business decisions (directly/indirectly) by managing the consolidation, analysis, interpretation and making of recommendations based on findings from various projects and benchmarking.
  • Provide insights regarding trends and the impact of the external environment (including regulation) with the objective of informing business strategy and policy.
  • Build trusting relationships with all stakeholders (Board, Exco, Cluster Risk Officers, regulators, analysts, industry bodies) by being values driven leader and strategic business partner.
  • Co-ordinate and drive a strong strategic approach to risk management by ensuring the alignment between the risk objectives and the business strategies of the Group.
  • Design and implement effective and efficient execution risk processes to ensure that the processes are optimised and comply with regulatory and corporate governance expectations functions.
  • Liaise with the external and internal auditors and other assurance providers to minimise any duplication of effort and thereby optimise the cost of coverage to the Group.
  • Maintain an open and constructive relationship as a Trusted Advisor with senior internal and external stakeholders including SARB, External Audit and Business Executives.
  • Have in place a robust process to follow-up management’s agreed actions to address issues raised by GSR.
  • Keep an updated relevant risk management policy, frameworks and drive the update / refresh and integration of these.


  • Relevant BCom degree
  • At least three years’ experience in strategy formulation and execution
  • Group Risk Experience non-negotiable
  • Experience in stakeholder management
  • Banking or consulting experience

Kindly note, if you have not heard from us within two weeks of your application please consider it unsuccessful.

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Banking/Finance And Investment

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Geographic Location

Gauteng - JHB North