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Head of Credit Risk

Ref: JN -012018-58840
Middle East & North Africa, Qatar
Financial Services, Risk Management & Compliance
21st January 2018
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Leading the Credit Risk division for the development and realisation of all strategic and operational goals to achieve overall Divisional budgets and objectives. Continuously manage Bank's quality of financing assets through a systematic underwriting process considering that any risk taken is within the approved risk appetite level. This is through the implementation of an effective credit policy and procedure w.r.t credit administration, portfolio management and collection functions.


· Identify measure and manage credit, legal, sharia, reputation and regularity risk relating to financing activities. Develop and implement the strategy, business plan, policies and procedures of the Credit Risk Division, ensuring full alignment to the overall Organisational business strategy.

· Oversee the independent credit assessment/review processes for all financing applications (Corporate, Retail and Investment) to ensure that underwriting process followed is due- diligently achieving its aim of optimal quality of underwritten financing assets.

· Control and maintain risk mitigating instruments being real estate, shares, insurance policies collateral and others with periodical calculation of coverage, revaluation, and renewal.

· Ensure that the Credit portfolio for the whole Bank is maintained in an orderly and compliant manner with complete and legally approved documentations and regular usage of approved limits.

· Maximise the collection from non-performing assets through the Recovery thus minimise amounts written off as bad debts, in accordance with agreed targets.

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