Careers Risk & Fraud Manager

Risk & Fraud Manager

5 Yrs

The role holder will be based in Nairobi-Kenya with frequent local and international travel

The successful applicant will have a total of at least 5 years’ experience in risk and fraud management with 2 years leading Cyber Security/Forensics/Internal Audit or similar consultancy engagements for financial institutions and banks with a demonstrable track record of success.


Qualities & Skills: This position requires a seasoned professional with the experience of working with private sector financial institutions and with donor organizations.
Other relevant skills include:
·         Ability to build strong relationships
·         Strong attention to detail
·         A strong field orientation and proven inter personal skills
·         Good spoken & written English 
·         Experience of developing proposals and concept notes
·         Strong understanding of fundamental financial inclusion concepts 
·         Knowledge of French/ Arabic/ Spanish will be an added advantage 
Education: Bachelor degree in Commerce/Banking/Finance/Accounting/Information Systems.
Other professional qualifications in line with specialisation e.g. Global Association of Risk Professional (GARP) and Institute of Information Systems Audit and Controls Association (ISACA).
Compensation: A competitive compensation will be negotiated with the right candidate, commensurate with experience and skills.

Availability:  State availability (notice period) in your application letter. 

Deadline:Interested parties should send in their applications on or before  21st  October 2017

Correspondence:Applications and detailed CV to be addressed to MicroSave HR Manager-Africa and sent by email to, marking the subject as: RISK & FRAUD MANAGER
Applications not meeting minimum requirements will not be considered.  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
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For almost 20 years, MicroSave has:

  • Improved credit, savings, insurance and payments products by understanding the poor's financial needs, aspirations, perceptions and behaviours
  • Converted clients to a market-led approach
  • Published papers offering key insights into financial inclusion in Africa and Asia
  • Trained thousands of leading financial inclusions specialists
  • Developed newsletters, notes, research papers with a more global perspective

MicroSave In Numbers

  • Worked with over 200 banks, MFIs and MNOs
  • Helped to develop and test over 200 different financial inclusion products and channels
  • Supported seven MFI transformations and a bank listing in Africa
  • Designed and implemented nearly 75 digital finance projects across Africa, Asia and Latin America
  • Implemented Social Performance Management systems for 23 clients
  • Researched and published in-depth financial market intelligence for 56 African and Asian countries
  • Published over 550 papers, focus and briefing notes, and other print, and online publications
  • Developed 35 toolkits translated into over 15 languages