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Operational Risk Professional – Sovereign Wealth Fund

  • Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Salary: Market Rate + Bens + Bonus
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: MC/45124
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Job Description
Our client is a leading global Sovereign Wealth Fund. Based in Abu Dhabi they are currently looking to recruit a tier one Operational Risk professional.

Answering through to the CRO, this person will have responsibility for risk identification, assessment, monitoring /reporting and control from an economic, market and quantitative perspective for all risk disciplines with a particular focus on operational risk. They will be required to be heavily involved in pre & post investment risk assessments and reviews and closely partner the different Investment Departments, Fund Managers and Business Analysts.

Given the nature of our clients business, all applicants will need to have closely match the following:

BA/MA from a reputable university coupled with relevant professional qualification(s) (CFA, CA etc.)

At least 7-8 years of broad and varied Operational Risk experience gained at tier 1 organizations in developed markets performing operational risk assessments of fund, direct and co-investments across all major asset classes (E&FI, Real Estate, Infrastructure, Private Equity, Hedge Funds and also Special Situations).

A proven background in working at blue chip organizations that have a strong risk system in place.

If you match all of the above criteria and feel this role is of interest, please contact Matt Crocombe of Barclay Simpson Middle East on + 971 (0)4 428 9490 or
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