Job Description

Job Purpose

Identify, manage and monitor the group's legal and reputational risk in respect of group publications and in projecting the image of the group by ensuring compliance with the Nedbank Language Policy and regulatory and other requirements.

Job Responsibilities

• Edit, translate, rewrite, write, information-map and proof documents to meet Nedbank Group Language Policy requirements.
• Provide, in particular, translating, editing and proofreading services of insurance documents to and from English and Afrikaans.
• Ensure compliance of group publications with industry-regulated procedures, standards and legislation.
• Develop and implement business terminology.
• Identify the need for and develop, monitor and streamline documentation production processes and procedures.
• Network and manage staff-client relationships to build and maintain relationships with internal and external clients and stakeholders.
• Establish and/or participate in business meetings for the relevant structures, eg committees and associations, and manage staff participation to contribute to stakeholder relationships.
• Monitor and manage the execution of document production to ensure compliance with policy and due process within agreed timeframes.
• Contribute to the formulation of the Nedbank Group Language Policy to mitigate risk.
• Manage the development and standardisation of business terminology across identified languages to meet Nedbank Group Language Policy requirements.
• Do continuous research to ensure best practice.
• Mitigate risk by identifying, monitoring and managing communication non-compliance.

Responsibilities + Skills

Specialist insurance/financial/banking/legal editorial experience and a reasonable knowledge of these fields. Translating,editing proofreading and preferably plain-language-writing skill. General editorial skills in terms of the key deliverables mentioned above. Lexicographical and legal writing skills are strongly recommended.


Bachelor of Arts: Languages or other relevant B degree in Applied Linguistics, Communication or Journalism


At least seven years experience as a language practitioner in the financial/banking/insurance industry.

Job Summary

  • Published on: Saturday, 2nd November 2019
  • Designation: Senior Editor
  • industry: Finance
  • Vacancy:
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: Johannesburg
  • Salary: on a call
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Saturday, 2nd November 2019

About the Company

  • Company Name: Nedbank Recruiting.
  • Address:
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  • Company Profile:
  • Staying abreast of the various IFRS 9 modelling methodologies across retail and wholesale productsContributing to development aspects of the loss forecasting and stress testing framework and keeping the framework up to date as the methodology evolvesConducting ad hoc analysis on IFRS 9 PD, EAD, LGD and Survival models, as well as overall impairment calculations, for retail as well wholesale-type portfoliosConducting independent credit risk stress testing related research and using it as input into proposals and strategiesEngaging with various stakeholders across the organisation (including risk and finance) to discuss methodological aspects, business assumptions and results from the loss forecasting work stream

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