Senior Vice President- Risk Management & Compliance

Location: Kuwait
Date Posted: January 07, 2019
About the Client
A leading Kuwaiti investment house publicly traded on Boursa Kuwait. The company boasts a large and diversified shareholder base and includes some of Kuwait's most prominent institutions and high net-worth individuals

About the Role
To lead, develop, manage and  implement an enterprise wide Risk Management framework covering (market risk, credit risk, equity price movement risk, liquidity risk and Forex risk) and ensure that all risk management models/tools adhere to the Central Bank of Kuwait, Capital Markets Authority and other regulatory guidelines.

About You
This opportunity accepts candidates with: 
  • Bachelor degree in Economics, Finance or related discipline. Professional qualification in Risk Management such as Financial Risk Manager (FRM) is an asset.
  • 10 years’ experience with a Bank or an Investment Company in the Middle East, with at least 4 years in a senior role in a Risk Management function.
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written) - English and Arabic
  • Residing in Kuwait

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