Chief Risk Officer

Accounting / Finance Full Time

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Our story began in 1985, when our founder Robert Walters opened the first office in central London determined to build a reputation for being different, innovative and memorable. Since then, we have developed into a global business, and now operate in a diverse range of markets worldwide.

Chief Risk Officer

An excellent opportunity is available with a banking organisation based in Abu Dhabi for a Chief Risk Officer with a focus on Credit Risk. You will be accountable for the day to day risk management in line with Board approved Enterprise Risk Management Framework and Risk Appetite statement whilst providing oversight to the Bank’s systems and controls.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Guide the Board and Senior Management in the execution of their risk management responsibilities
  • Provide a risk-focused viewpoint to strategic planning and other activities of the Board and Senior Management
  • Analyze and report on risk related trends that may impact the Bank’s business
  • Notify the Board, and provide challenge on, any business strategy or plans that are outside the Bank’s risk appetite
  • Responsible for formulation/review, in consultation with the CEO, of the Enterprise Risk Management Framework, Risk Appetite Statement, Credit Risk Policy, Operational Risk Policy, Model Risk Policy, and Cybersecurity Risk Policy
  • Review the Enterprise Risk Management Framework, policies, and procedures at least annually
  • Member of EXCO, ALCO, Chair of Credit Committee and Risk and Compliance Committee. Also, invitee to the Audit Risk and Compliance Committee, and Board Credit Committee.

The Chief Risk Officer will possess extensive experience in corporate credit risk from within a banking environment. You will possess proven experience in risk management and leading risk functions within a banking environment, and a strong awarementss and understanding of the wider business, economic and regulatory environemnt in banking and payments. Desirably, you will have an interest in FinTech, experience within the sector is ideal and supply chain finance experience is desirable.

This is an excellent opportunity with a fully digital corporate banking business. Please apply now or for further inforamtion contact Kayte Short at Robert Walters at [email protected]

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