DSC Analyst – Custody at Absa Bank Limited

Absa Bank Limited

Last Seen: 26th November 2021

Company NameAbsa Bank Limited

Job TypeFull Time

Absa Bank Limited (Absa) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Barclays Africa Group Limited. Absa offers personal and business banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking, wealth and investment management as well as bancassurance.

Job Summary

To deliver operations and administration support services through the execution of predefined objectives as per agreed standard operating procedures (SOPs). Selecting this role has a compensation & benefit impact in Botswana, Kenya, TZ (BBT). Please contact Reward for details.

Job Responsibilities

Accountability: Filing & Scanning of Securities and Record Management


  • Job holder is responsible for scanning & custody of security documents in the course of the perfection process and custody of the same after perfection.
  • Job holder is responsible for orderly filing of security documents in the strong room and retrieval  of the  security documents as dictated by the business.
  • Job holder is responsible for marking BIN locations of dossiers at the Basement.
  • Job holder is responsible for Record Management within the Department
  • Any other roles that will be assigned to the Job Holder

Accountability: Helpdesk & Query Resolution


  • Job holder is responsible for handling queries assigned to Custody from the DSC Helpdesk.

Accountability: Manage risk and control effectively by applying applicable risk frameworks and embedding a positive risk culture.


  • Understand own role in the end to end processes in which I play a part, including applicable risks and controls.
  • Adhere to ABSA s’ policies and procedures applicable to own role, demonstrating sound judgment and responsible risk management.
  • Report all risk events / incidents / issues using the defined process for business area and help to understand why these happened and how to prevent them in future.
  • Proactively look for ways to improve the control environment by considering what could go wrong in the processes I operate and how errors could be prevented.

Education and Experience Required:


  • Relevant Bachelors – degree


  • Experience in Record Keeping/Management
  • Experience in analysis, data gathering, data collation and data interpretation

Knowledge & Skills Required:


  • Advances/Securities Back ground
  • Extensive MS Office Skills
  • Ability to work under pressure, with self-discipline and motivation
  • Organizational, communication, planning and analytical skills
  • Team player
  • Knowledge of the Bank’s products, services and policies


  • Knowledge of the Absa Data and Records Management Policy

Competencies Required:

  • Resilience and ability to work under pressure
  • Problem solving
  • Deciding and initiating action
  • Adapting and responding to change
  • Persuading and influencing
  • Creating and innovating
  • Stakeholder management at all levels
  • Business Acumen


Further Education and Training Certificate (FETC): Business, Commerce and Management Studies (Required)