Senior Officer (Portfolio Risk Oversight), DRM

BSTDB - Black Sea Trade and Development Bank

Senior Officer (Portfolio Risk Oversight), DRM

BSTDB - Black Sea Trade and Development Bank

Thessaloniki, Greece

Ref.No: 134
Division/Department: Finance/Risk Management (DRM)
Position Type: Professional
Closing Date: 09-Jul-2020, 17:30 (Greece Time)
Appointment Type: Three-year fixed-term

All candidates applying for employment with the BSTDB should be fluent in written and spoken English and have strong Microsoft Office skills.

It is the BSTDB’s policy to offer equal employment opportunities to qualified candidates regardless of their racial, ethnic, religious and cultural background, gender, sexual orientation or disabilities.

Position Purpose

Under the supervision of the Director, DRM, the Senior Officer (Portfolio Risk Oversight) is responsible for developing and maintaining a 360-degree view of bank’s Banking and Treasury portfolio. The Senior Officer develops and maintains methodologies, documents and reporting procedures designed to anticipate and mitigate potential issues with portfolio diversification, and to assess how various types of exposures impact the key bank ratios, including, but not limited to, Capital Adequacy, Risk-Adjusted Capital (RAC) and Value at Risk (VaR). The Senior Officer keeps track of various measures of portfolio growth at all stages of the project cycle and provides input in view of the achievement of the Bank's strategic objectives.

Key Functions and Responsibilities

  • Plan and produce a reporting table as a dashboard on the bank's intranet containing updated outstanding amounts, committed amounts, Board of Directors (BoD) approved but not signed operations, and BoD presentations. Articulate various scenarios on the effects of growth in any of these exposure categories on various ratios of fundamental importance to the Bank;
  • Monitor and project scenarios for portfolio distribution by economic sectors, industries, countries and any other metric of interest to the Bank’s decision-makers;
  • Recommend strategies for addressing portfolio imbalances and alerting decision-makers of threats as far in advance as possible.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • First-level University degree or equivalent in Finance, Business Administration, Economics or Banking; or a first-level University degree or equivalent in any other area followed by a postgraduate degree or equivalent in the above areas;
  • At least 8 years of relevant working experience dealing with risk management issues;
  • Thorough understanding of financial institution rating methodologies;
  • Demonstrated proficiency in summarizing complex financial issues and presenting clearly formulated recommendations;
  • Proven experience in analyzing investment grade financial institutions as counterparties for a full range of Treasury transactions.

Desirable Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • At least 5 years of working experience in a Portfolio Risk Management role;
  • Postgraduate degree in Risk Management, Financial Engineering or Economics;
  • Professional certifications as FRM or PRM;
  • Good knowledge of a BSTDB member country language;
  • Experience with Bloomberg, SAP, Financial Data packages (SPSS);
  • Relevant experience in a financial institution in the BSTDB member countries or covering BSTDB member countries;
  • Relevant experience in an international development financial institution.

For a candidate to participate in the competitive selection for this position, s/he must meet at least the following minimum requirements:

Education: First-level University degree or equivalent in Finance, Business Administration, Economics or Banking; or a first-level University degree or equivalent in any other area followed by a postgraduate degree or equivalent in the above areas.

Experience: At least 8 years of relevant working experience.

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