Our client, a leading insurance company, is seeking a Head of Risk to lead the development, securing approval and directing the implementation of an enterprise-wide risk management strategy that includes all aspects of risk in order to safeguard the company’s business and reputation. The role is based in Abu Dhabi.
The Head of Risk will be responsible for developing a clear statement of the risk appetite and return for risk expectations for the company, as agreed by the Board, and consistent with the overall business strategy while identifying, evaluating, monitoring and reporting on all risk issues impacting the organization compared to the agreed risk appetite in order to eliminate big surprises especially at the level of annual earnings thus building stakeholder value within the company’s defined investment objectives, strategy & risk tolerance.
Key responsibilities include:
The ideal candidate will have a strong background in risk management, with experience leading and developing risk management strategies and frameworks. They should have a deep understanding of industry best practices and the ability to effectively communicate and implement risk management policies and procedures. A strong financial acumen is also required.
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