Head of Operational Risk | Barclay Simpson
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Head of Operational Risk

  • Doha, Qatar
  • £200,000
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I am supporting one of my Qatar-based banking clients with their search for a new Head of Operational Risk. The successful candidate must be fluent in Arabic and will be tasked with leading the function while contributing to Business Continuity, IT/Cyber Security & Risk Strategy for the bank. It is also essential that applicants have International/Global Banking experience.

Key elements of the role include:

  • Strategic – Develop, maintain and continuously improve the banks Operational Risk strategy, frameworks & policies.
  • Operational & Financial – Lead the development and oversee the implementation of Operational Risk policies, procedures & controls.
  • Controls – Lead the development and implementation of RCSA, KRI & LDM policies and plans.
  • Business Continuity Management – Support the development of appropriate BCM plan, Data Management & Disaster Recovery Planning.
  • Stakeholder Management – Build and maintain strong working relationships with department heads and other senior stakeholders.
  • People Management – Provide strong effective and efficient leadership for the Operational Risk department.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a bank making big strides into the world of digital banking in a broad and interesting role.
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