Risk Manager Tanzania

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Overview of role

Our Client is a leading Fintech company providing a scope of financial services by utilising disruptive and innovative technologies. Having become the Digital Lending leader in their markets, they are currently expanding in Africa. The company is looking for a Risk Manager in Tanzania that will report to the Tanzania’s CEO, cooperate with Group Headquarters Risk Management and will be responsible for development and management of credit risk policy of their Kenyan lending operations.

The Risk Manager will assume overall responsibility for Credit & Antifraud Policy, Portfolio quality, Scoring Models and Business Intelligence in Tanzania’s entity and will work closely with Group Headquarters in all abovementioned areas.

Job description

  • Setting up credit & antifraud policy
  • Monitoring of portfolio quality
  • Loan Loss Provisions calculation and forecasting
  • Development of data reporting system
  • Development of Machine Learning models supporting the business
  • Cooperation with Credit Reference Bureaus

Requirements, Education and Experience

  • Degree in Science (Mathematics, Econometrics, Physics, Statistics)
  • At least 5 years experience in Risk Management in Digital/Mobile Lender, Bank or Microfinance Institution
  • Advance SQL knowledge; advance knowledge of Tableau or Power BI will be considered as an advantage
  • Knowledge of listed programming language will be considered as advantage: R, Python, 4GL, Scala
  • Excellent analytical skills and ability to deal with abstract problems
  • Fluent English

What they are offering

  • Competitive salary
  • Work in an international, entrepreneurial and friendly company
  • Access to knowledge and experience gathered in Group Headquarters


Dar es Salaam

Match criteria
  • International
Education level
  • Degree
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