AVP Risk Management - Dubai

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  1. Permanent
  2. English, Arabic
  3. Mid-Senior level
  4. Investment, Trading & Risk Management
  5. Dubai
  6. Financial Services
  7. Risk, Enterprise Risk Management, Financial Services

On behalf of our client, an established Asset Manager in Dubai, Swisslinx Middle East is looking for an AVP Risk Management. The successful candidate will head the Risk Management function of the company, manage all Risk related activities, and identify existing or potential risks to the company in order to develop plans for mitigating and managing risks.



- Develop a corporate Risk Management Strategy and Risk Appetite Framework in line with corporate goals and objectives. Establishing the level of risk the company are willing to take through the Risk Appetite and Risk Tolerance limits

- Develop and responsible for the implementation of the Enterprise Risk Management across the company, including the identification, measurement and reporting of all types of risks.

- Regularly review the Risk Management Strategy and Risk Appetite Framework to make recommendations for changes or amendments on various operations i.e. credit limits, products, levels of exposure etc. as required.

- Provide compliance advisory support and ensure that the organization complies with regulatory requirements in AML, financial crime, sanctions, fraud

- Conduct regular risk evaluations on portfolio exposure and make recommendations that enable the company to position itself optimally in the market and to mitigate risks.

- Act as the key point of contact for regulatory authorities in the company and maintain positive relationships with such entities.

- Develop management reports for the Board, Audit Risk and Committee

- Conduct AML Risk Assessment on counterparties and clients, monitor high risk clients and transactions, and conduct enhanced due diligence where required


Your background:


·         - At least 5 years of experience within financial services

·         - Proven track record on implementing Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) framework with previous employer


If you are interested to be considered for the role, pleased apply below. We look forward to hear from you!


Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

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