Punjab National Bank Recruitment 2023: Apply for Chief Risk Officer (CRO) and Chief Digital Officer (CDO)

Punjab National Bank (PNB), a leading Public Sector Bank with its Head Office in Delhi, has announced exciting job opportunities for aspirants. They are inviting applications for the positions of Chief Risk Officer (CRO) and Chief Digital Officer (CDO) on a contractual basis.

Vacancies: There are 02 vacancies available for these positions.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Age Limit: To apply for the CRO and CDO posts, the candidate should be at least 35 years old. The maximum age limit for CRO is 55 years, and for CDO, it is 50 years.
  • Experience: Candidates should have a minimum of 5 to 7 years of relevant work experience.
  • Tenure: The selected candidates will be appointed for a term of 3 years, subject to yearly reviews by the Bank’s Board. The appointment can be extended for up to 5 years.
  • Selection Process: Applicants will be selected based on their performance in an interview. Shortlisted candidates will receive call letters with details about the interview.

Application Process: The Online Registration Application process has already begun. Eligible and interested candidates can apply through the link provided on the Bank’s official website. The last date to submit the application form is 27th August 2023.

Post Name and Vacancies:

  • Chief Risk Officer (CRO)
  • Chief Digital Officer (CDO)

Application Fee: There is no application fee for candidates applying for the CRO and CDO posts.


  1. Chief Risk Officer (CRO):
    • Graduate degree
    • Professional certification in Financial Risk Manager from the Global Association of Risk Professionals, or
    • Professional Risk Manager Certification from PRMIA Institute; or
    • Two years’ experience as CRO in a regulated lender(s) with Board approval
    • Desirable: Chartered Financial Analyst charter awarded by CFA Institute, or Designated as a Chartered Accountant by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, or Designated as a Cost and Management Accountant by the Institute of Cost Accountants of India
  2. Chief Digital Officer (CDO):
    • Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree in relevant fields such as Finance, Business Administration, Computer Science, Information Technology
    • B.Tech Degree from a top-tiered Institution
    • Desirable: Advanced degrees or certifications in areas like Digital Banking, Fintech, or Digital Transformation are preferred.


  1. Chief Risk Officer (CRO):
    • 5 years of experience in Corporate Credit and Risk Management at the level of Assistant General Manager or above in one or more PSBs, or
    • Similar roles and responsibilities in one or more regulated lending entities (as per the opinion of the CRO recruiting PSB and its CRO Selection Committee)
    • Minimum experience of one year in Corporate Credit and one year in Risk Management.
  2. Chief Digital Officer (CDO):
    • Minimum 15 years of experience required, with at least 7 years in Digital Banking or Fintech.

Interested candidates must carefully review the official notification and ensure that they meet the required qualifications and experience. To apply, visit the Bank’s official website before the last date, 27th August 2023.

Important Dates:

  • Application Start Date: [Please refer to the official notification]
  • Last Date to Apply: 27th August 2023

For more details, download the Official Notification from the Bank’s website.

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