Head: Cyber Risk - Johannesburg, South Africa - Nedbank

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Johannesburg, South Africa

1 month ago

Thabo Mthembu

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Job Requisition Details

  • REQ# Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng
Closing Date: 15 August 2023- Talent Acquisition: Bongiwe Mchunu- Job Family- Risk, Audit and Compliance

  • Career Stream
  • Enterprise Wide Risk Management

  • Leadership Pipeline

  • Manage Managers

Job Purpose
To ensure that the Group Risk Framework is embedded; operationalised and implemented. Advise business on strategic direction to meet business objectives; mitigate risks and meet regulatory requirements.

Lead the cyber risk centre of excellence and support cluster in the implementation of cyber risk assessments, strategy, cyber security programme, policies, standards, reporting of all cluster-specific cyber security programme elements and regulatory matters as it relates to cyber security.


  • Establish and embed enterprisewide and operational risk frameworks and policies.
  • Collaborate with other risk functions across the cluster and group. Lead the engagement between the cluster, information privacy office, group technology risk and group risk information security office.
  • Manage, support, and assist with coordination of cluster enterprise risk committees and reporting into the group risk committees.
  • Manage risk associated with data, digital, information technology and payments ecosystem.
  • Manage innovation and product development risk.
  • Manage and embed Cyber Risk Management Framework in the cluster.
  • Provide strategic risk advise to the cluster risk and business executives, and divisional heads of enterprise risk management.
  • Report, present accurate and insightful operational risk information at various management and oversight committees.
  • Develop risk plans that enable the implementation of the business strategy.
  • Ensure compliance with policies and regulations.
  • Drive third party risk management strategy in the cluster including relevant cyber security assessments.
  • Drive compliance to information security and standards on cluster infrastructure.
  • Keep business updated on a regular basis and analyse information generated from the risk exercises.
  • Ensure business processes and systems are functioning by identifying and documenting risks.
  • Lead and create an environment of teamwork, encouraging staff to participate in decisionmaking processes.
  • Mitigate risks by providing the business with relevant information, guidance, and advice.
  • Actively assist the business to manage all risk types and participate in business and risk forums.
  • Keep abreast of regulatory and banking trends including digitisation of banking services.

  • Essential Qualifications

  • NQF Level
  • Advanced Diplomas/National 1st Degrees

  • Preferred Qualification

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance/Commerce/Risk Management/ Information Technology/ Data Analytics/ equivalent.
  • Honours/ Master's Degree in Finance/Commerce/Risk Management/ Information Technology/ equivalent will be considered an added advantage.

  • Type of Exposure

  • Banking products, processes, and systems.
  • Managing a team of managers.
  • Coaching and mentoring others.
  • Developing a divisional strategy plan.
  • Developing a stakeholder management grid for the business.
  • Developing resource plans to execute functional strategies.
  • Developing a client service delivery plan.
  • Managing business risks.
  • Minimum Experience Level 8 years' experience in Banking/ Financial services.
  • 5 years' experience in Operational Risk/ Enterprise Risk Management and/or Information Technology/Data Management and external/internal audit.
  • Exposure to Nedbank Operational Risk Management Framework (ORMF) and Enterprisewide Risk Management Framework (ERMF).

Technical / Professional Knowledge

  • Budgeting
  • Business terms and definitions
  • Capacity planning
  • Client service management
  • Communication Strategies
  • Diversity management
  • Financial Accounting Principles
  • Governance, Risk and Controls
  • Organisational behaviour theory
  • Principles of project management
  • Relevant regulatory knowledge
  • Stakeholder management
  • Strategic planning
  • Risk Management Policies,Procedures and Best Practices(ERM and ORM Knowledge)
  • Business Reporting Skills

  • Behavioural Competencies

  • Building Partnerships
  • Coaching
  • Continuous Learning
  • Customer Focus
  • Facilitating Change
  • Influencing
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