Head of Risk


Saudi Arabia
Posted on 11 months ago

Head of Risk

Aventus is currently working with a Riyadh based Islamic finance institution that is currently looking to hire a Head of Risk

Key Responsibilities:

Leadership, management, and oversight for the risk management function covering 3 key areas: Credit risk assessment and monitoring, Market Risk and Compliance and operational risk
Lead the formulation, development, and implementation of the Risk Management Department strategy in support of the company’s goals and in response to emerging trends or client/customer needs
Define and manage the risk policies and procedures in order to enable proactive risk management within the context of a dynamic operational environment, shariah compliance norms, and best practices


15-20+ years of experience in risk management, with at least 5 years of experience in a senior position
Experience in a banking environment at a senior level
Knowledge of global risk management principles, practices, and tools like Basel II
Knowledge of Shariah laws
Bilingual, Arabic speakers are preferred

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