Administrative Assistant, Risk

THE COMPANY

The  Development  Finance  Corporation  (DFC) is  Belize’s  only  Development  Bank.  Our  Board  of  Directors  and Staff are  strongly committed to our mandate  to provide innovative development financial solutions  which contribute to the  resilient and  equitable growth of Belize.

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THE POSITION

The Administrative Assistant facilitates the efficient operation of the office of the Chief Risk Officer by performing a diverse range of administrative and secretarial support activities to enhance the executive’s effectiveness. This role requires   a proactive self-starter who can work independently and anticipate customers’ needs.

DUTY STATION

HEADQUARTERS, BELMOPAN

Education & Experience

  1. An Associate Degree in Accounting, Business Administration or related field.
  2. At least 3 years of experience in an administrative role supporting a Manager/Executive.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  1. Provide full administrative support to the Chief Risk Officer (CRO).
  2. Provide oversight for the organization of meetings, conferences, teleconferences and other events hosted by the CRO. Prepare agendas and schedules for meetings, records and distributes minutes directives or other records for meetings.
  3. Compose and proof-read board papers, reports, letters, memoranda and other documents.
  4. Conduct research and prepare periodic reports as required to monitor the goals and targets of the Strategic Development Plan and the Annual Work Plan.
  5.  Prepare Administrative Expense, Capital and Training Budgets for the Risk Management Unit and monitor and analyse the Unit’s budgetary performance.
  6. Assist with the monitoring of operational risks as established by the CRO.
  7.  Prepare report on the analysis of the financial impact on the Corporation when operational risks occur.
  8.  Review and analyze reported risks via the Report a Risk platform.
  9. Analysis of Risk Control Self- Assessment and support migration to risk-based audit.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent communication skills – proficient in English Language (reading, verbal, business writing, proof-reading and editing) and strong inter-personal and public relations skills.
  • Ability to take and transcribe minutes of meetings quickly and accurately and, effectively organize meetings/ events.
  • Strong organizational, time management and prioritization abilities. The incumbent will be required to juggle multiple and unexpected priorities as a normal part of the responsibilities.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications.
  • Demonstrate mature and professional presence including exceptional judgement and discretion regarding confidential and sensitive information.
  • Detail oriented with strong problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and being proactive.
  • Excellent interpersonal  skills and ability to work well with diverse leadership styles.
  • Knowledge of the Corporation’s purpose and objectives.
  • Able to maintain a high level of confidentiality and ethical behavior.

TO APPLY

Submit an Application Package that references the position title, and include the following:

  1. Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Copy of most recent qualification
  4. Three (3) Letters of Recommendation (no older than six months) – two must be professional references and of which one must be from a previous employer.
  5. Copy of Social Security Card
  6. The successful candidate will be required to provide a Police Report as part of the Background check

SUBMIT COMPLETE APPLICATION PACKAGE IN ONE PDF FILE TO:

Manager

People Operations

Development Finance Corporation

P.O. Box 40, Belmopan

RE: APPLICATION FOR CAREER OPPORTUNITY – “Administrative Assistant, Risk”

SUBMISSION

Complete applications may be submitted via e-mail to: careers@dfcbelize.org

DEADLINE

July 21, 2024