Group Senior Fraud Manager – Insurance & Investment job at Equity Bank Kenya
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Group Senior Fraud Manager – Insurance & Investment

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Banking , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Equity Bank Kenya

Deadline of this Job:
Monday, May 27 2024 

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi, East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Tuesday, May 14 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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JOB DETAILS:
Equity Bank Limited (The "Bank”) is incorporated, registered under the Kenyan Companies Act Cap 486 and domiciled in Kenya. The address of the Bank’s registered office is 9th Floor, Equity Centre, P.O. Box 75104 - 00200 Nairobi. The Bank is licensed under the Kenya Banking Act (Chapter 488), and continues to offer retail banking, microfinance a...

Job Purpose: The Group's Enterprise Risk Management (ERMF) integrates Fraud as a principal risk type, necessitating meticulous management to align with the Group's strategic objectives. The effective handling of fraud risks adheres to the Group's Fraud Risk Management Framework and relies on adept anti-fraud professionals.
The pivotal position of Group Senior Fraud Manager – Insurance & Investment is instrumental in the seamless implementation of the Fraud Risk Management Framework within the Insurance and Investment businesses across the Group. Collaborating closely with subsidiary heads of risk and fraud management, the incumbent is tasked with ensuring the continuous identification, assessment, and evaluation of insurance and investment fraud risks, followed by their proficient mitigation.
This role reports directly to the Group Fraud Risk Management Director.

Job Responsibilities:

• Review fraud risk assessments for both existing and new insurance and investment products and services while ensuring anti-fraud controls are evaluated as part of Risk & Control Self Assessments by the insurance and investment business and operation units.
• Conduct insurance and investment fraud risk assessments taking a risk-based approach for businesses, products, processes, and systems to identify emerging fraud trends, vulnerabilities, and areas for improvement.
• Collaborate with subsidiaries heads of risk to formulate comprehensive insurance and investment fraud risk management strategies aligned with the Group's enterprise risk management framework.
• Provide insurance and investment fraud expert advice to the business on fraud risk management, controls, and initiatives in line with business strategy, enterprise risk, and fraud management policies and framework.
• Monitor Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for insurance and investment fraud, analyzing trends and their impact on the business, while measuring the effectiveness of fraud prevention and detection controls.
• Ensure a clear understanding, evaluation, and agreement on inherent and residual insurance and investment fraud risks, including their likelihood, impact, and ratings with respective subsidiary risk heads.
• Analyze insurance and investment business processes to identify control failures/weaknesses and/or procedure breaks related to fraud risk events, including an evaluation of the performance of insurance and investment fraud risk controls, tools, and data usage across all insurance and investment units and channels. • Prepare comprehensive management and board reports on insurance and investment fraud risk exposure, incidents, and mitigation efforts to senior management and relevant board committees.
• Respond to inquiries from insurance and investment business units regarding fraud risk management issues.
• Collect and analyze insurance and investment fraud data and insights for use in fraud prevention and detection.
• Curate and disseminate insurance and investment industry best practices related to fraud risk management.
• Develop relevant insurance and investment anti-fraud materials for internal training and customer fraud awareness.
• Instill a robust fraud risk awareness culture within insurance and investment businesses, fortifying the Group’s values and code of conduct.

Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business administration, risk management, or information technology.
• 7+ years of experience in Financial Services with at least 5 years’ experience in fraud risk management, prevention, detection, or investigations.
• Experience in Insurance and Investment will be an added advantage.
• Professional certifications such as Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) is highly desirable. Competencies:
• In-depth knowledge of fraud prevention and detection techniques, technologies, and Insurance and Investment industry best practices.
• Understanding of Insurance and Investment fraud risks, business controls, regulatory issues, and market practices.
• Ability to collaborate with other teams and influence change within business units and teams.
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to deduce insights from diverse data sets and identify potential fraud indicators.
• Excellent communication, negotiation, and presentation skills, with the ability to convey risk management concepts to diverse audiences.
• Proficiency in regulatory frameworks and compliance requirements related to Insurance and Investment.
• Leadership and team management abilities, with a track record of championing the implementation of control recommendations.

Work Hours: 8


Experience in Months: 84

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure

Method of Application
Interested and qualified? Go to Equity Bank Kenya on equitybank.taleo.net to apply



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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Monday, May 27 2024
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 14-05-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 14-05-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 14-05-2067
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