CIMB Bank Berhad

Director / Vice President - Credit Risk Management (Commercial)

Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
19 Aug 2022
19 Sep 2022
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This role resides in the second line of defence.  The role is responsible for identifying, evaluates measures, mitigates, and recommends non-retail credit risk credit proposals within the Board-approved Risk Posture and Risk Appetite. He/she oversees monitoring the non-retail credit risk of the assigned portfolios through effectively leveraging of various policies, procedures, frameworks, methodologies, as well as governance and reporting (“Tools”).


Strategy and Planning


  • Effectively leverage on non-retail credit risk management Tools including, but not limited to, Rating Methodology, Early Warning Indicators (EWI), Risk Acceptance Criteria (RAC), Country Sector Limit, Stress Testing, JDA Framework and Non-Retail Credit Risk Portfolio Reporting, so as to ensure a robust and independent underwriting, approval and portfolio review process that is aligned with Board approved Risk Posture and Risk Appetite.
  • Keep abreast of market and regulatory developments that could impact underwriting standards and asset quality. 
  • Make recommendations for changes in the various Tools as required. Ensure timely initiation of client and/or portfolio reviews using the EWI framework, and timely and accurate classification of Watch List names, inclusive of corrective actions steps by the SBU’s.
  • Ensure appropriate application and usage of the Joint Delegated Approval Framework.

Business Performance and Management


  • Manage underwriting and portfolio quality by working closely with Business Units to ensure Tools are understood and implemented.
  • Engaged in back testing of program lending programs (if necessary). Work closely and constructively with key stakeholders by building strong relationships and contributing to the Bank’s success from a non-retail credit scope.
  • Any other responsibilities / task as assigned by HOD / Deputy HOD / Supervisors from time to time.



People Management


  • Take charge of personal development and training through the KPI, performance management processes and learning and development opportunities.

Regulatory Compliance


  • Ensure credit approvals are done in compliance with all relevant regulatory requirements. Be actively involved and encourage the self-identify of operational risk issues. (Where relevant).

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