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Governance and Controls Manager

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Date: 15-Jul-2021

Location: Cairo, EG

Company: Ahli United Bank

Role Statement

The role holder is responsible for Operations Risk & Governance within the operations management team. He/she will work closely with the Head of Ops, management to Implement Banking Operations Risk & Governance strategy by managing, directing and coordinating activities to minimize operational risk across the Operations Department.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Implementation and management of Operational Risk framework within Banking Operations.
  • dentifying and assess risks across core operational functions, control/ mitigation, monitoring and reporting of the same.
  • Improving checker effectiveness, 4 eye validation and monitoring controls.
  • Manage business continuity across bank operations.
  • Deployment of an effective Risk Self-Assessment program including arrangements for planning revisions and control testing
  • Deployment and maintenance of effective measures for capturing and reporting of errors and arrangements of analysis with a view to identifying process/ control weaknesses
  • Improving Operational risk governance (KRI, RCSA, BCP, Risk Aversion Program - RAP)
  • E2E process review within Banking operations, identity gaps and put corrective measures
  • Ensure that checklist is maintained across Banking operations on procedures and controls
  • Ensure all Audit points are closed with no pending or overdue issues and maintain low/medium audit risk rating
  • Review delegation matrix to ensure we have the appropriate limits/authorized staff to process/approve payments
  • Introduce error matrix to improve control effectiveness, enhance accountability and put discipline across ops
  • Coordinate reviews conducted by local Regulators, Internal or external auditors
  • Improve overall control effectiveness of Banking operations and introduce best practices

Educational Level

Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or any related discipline. Professional qualification in Accounting & Finance (CPA, ACCA, CMA or CA), or Operations Management is preferred.


8 years experience in relevant work.