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Application Deadline

23 February 2022


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Full Time

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Pretoria, South Africa

About the Role

A reputable financial institution is looking for an Operational Risk Analyst in Pretoria.


· Post-graduate degree in Banking, Commerce, Risk Management, Accounting or Auditing.

· Five to eight years’ operational risk working experience in the banking sector.

The following would be an added advantage:

· Post-graduate qualification in any of the aforementioned, FRM or PRM.

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Additional Requirements

Additional requirements include:

· Knowledge of the Basel Core Principles for Banking Supervision.

· Understanding of the Principles for the Sound Management of Operational Risk.

· Understanding of the Principles for Operational Resilience.

· Knowledge of relevant components of regulations relating to banking and financial market infrastructures.

· Knowledge of banking and financial market infrastructure products.

· Understanding of the key regulatory developments, issues and risks facing financial institutions.

· Registered in South Africa and related entities, with a specific focus on operational risk.

· Competence in basic office information technologies.

· Analytical/problem-solving capabilities.

· Strong verbal and written communication.

· Ability to work in a team and contribute to team success.

· Decision-making abilities with the ability to initiate action.

· Effective time management skills.

· Reliable own transport as the position requires regular travel.


· Participate in supervisory practices in relation to operational risk in regulated entities, including inspecting regulated entities’ risk appetite and management practices with respect to operational risk.

· Ensure regulated entities’ compliance with regulations governing operational risk.

· Develop methods to analyse and interpret risk-based regulatory data submissions.

· Monitor regulatory entities’ exposure to operational risk, as reported to the PA under the various operational risk approaches.

· Give input and participate in internal capital-adequacy assessments of regulated entities in relation to operational risk.

· Give input and participate in recovery and resolution assessments of regulated entities in relation to operational risk.

· Provide operational risk specialist support.

· Contribute to risk-based meetings with regulated entities and their auditors.

· Inform the PA about the aggregate behaviour of regulated entities regarding operational risk.

· Stay abreast of international best practice and developments surrounding operational risk.

· Support the Divisional Head and Manager: Operational Risk regarding all operational risk matters.


All CVs should be emailed to

Closing date: 24 February 2021.

Detailed Description

A reputable financial institution is looking for an Operational Risk Analyst in Pretoria.

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About the Company

Ziyana Business Consulting and Training is a fully integrated solutions provider dedicated to consistently providing high customer satisfaction by rendering excellent service, and furnishing an enjoyable atmosphere at an acceptable price/ value relationship.

We also maintain a friendly, fair, and creative work environment, which respects diversity, ideas, and hard work. We are 100% black owned and majority black female owned. We are an accredited training provider with Services SETA being our primary SETA. We are affiliated with the SABPP as well as APSO.

Ziyana Business Consulting and Training is a people management solutions provider. Our business is people centered and solutions driven. As a solutions provider, Ziyana Business Consulting and Training goes beyond the call of duty to gain understanding of our client’s strategies, the markets in which they operate in and the skills they need to achieve their business objectives.

We assist organizations develop their employment value proposition (EVP). For SMMEs and organizations that lack HR capacity, we provide a holistic people management solution. For larger organizations, we assist the HR department with specific interventions whilst transferring skills, knowledge and experience, supported where necessary by formal training programmes.