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Risk Management Jobs In the Middle East

Barclay Simpson’s expertise in risk management recruitment covers operational, market, credit and liquidity risk. We have a successful track record recruiting for investment banks, commercial and retail banks, private banks, asset management companies and hedge funds, insurance companies, private equity firms and risk management consulting practices.

Demand for risk management staff is recovering from the effects of the first global economic contraction in over 50 years. Within the financial services industry risk management is central to the wider corporate governance agenda and it is likely there will be regulatory initiatives that will further promote the employment of risk managers. These will include tightening the rules around capital management, regulatory reporting and risk management.

Many risk departments are now leanly staffed which bodes well for future demand. We anticipate this will include demand for experience in risk reporting, exposure monitoring, risk control, modelling and recoveries.

Examples of the risk management roles we recruit for include: 

  • Chief Risk Officer
  • Head of Operational Risk 
  • Head of Credit Risk
  • Head of Market Risk 
  • Operational Risk Manager
  • Enterprise Risk Manager 
  • Market Risk Analyst
  • Credit Risk Manager 
  • Risk Reporting Officer
  • Business Risk Manager 
  • Corporate Credit Analyst
  • Portfolio Risk Analyst 
  • Head of Liquidity Risk
  • Liquidity Risk Manager

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For more information on risk management jobs and the current Middle East risk management recruitment market, please contact Greg Anderson on ga@barclaysimpson.com or call + 971 4428 9495.

Latest jobs

Anti-Bribery & Corruption Officer
  • Location City of London
  • Salary £50,000-£60,000 plus package
  • Job type
  • Sector
  • Description Reporting into the Head of AB&C in the first line, you will be leading the implementation of anti-bribery and corruption controls throughout the corporate bank, facing off to senior execs daily.
Complaints Incident Manager
  • Location London
  • Salary £400-£500 per day
  • Job type Contract/Temp
  • Sector Asset Management/Funds , Asset Management/Funds , Interim
  • Description I am working with an Investment Management firm based in London who are looking for a Complaints Incident Manager to join them on a 3 month contract basis. ASAP start and paying £400-£500 per day.
VP Credit Officer - Investment Banking
  • Location London
  • Salary £90,000 - £110,000 Base + Benefits + Bonus
  • Job type Permanent
  • Sector Banking
  • Description My client is a global corporate and investment bank based in London.   They have an opening for an experienced credit officer from an investment banking, corporate credit background
Senior Credit Officer
  • Location London
  • Salary £80,000 - £100,000
  • Job type Permanent
  • Sector Banking
  • Description My client is an international corporate and investment bank and they are looking to hire a senior credit officer with demonstrable sanctioning skills to cover a portfolio of diversified UK corporates
Operational Risk Consultant
  • Location London
  • Salary £300-£350+ per day
  • Job type Contract/Temp
  • Sector Asset Management/Funds
  • Description I am working with a specialist Asset Management firm based in the city of London who are looking for an Operational Risk Associate or Manager to join their team as the business
Third-Party Risk Manager
  • Location Paris
  • Salary €75-95,000
  • Job type Permanent
  • Sector Technology Risk, Information Security , Operational Risk, Enterprise Risk
  • Description The Company : Our client is one of the biggest financial services providers in Europe with a presence spreading across more than 70 countries. Within their Group Risk Function located in their
Operational Risk Manager
  • Location Frankfurt am Main
  • Salary €60,000
  • Job type Permanent
  • Sector Banking, Other Financial Services
  • Description Our client is a Global Brokerage firm with a long standing presence in London. As part of their growth in the EMEA region, they are looking to hire an Operational Risk Manager for their German Entity.
Head of Market Risk - Commodity Firm
  • Location Slough
  • Salary £50,000 - £65,000 Base + Benefits
  • Job type Permanent
  • Sector Market Risk
  • Description An exciting new role based near slough to manage Market Risk, working for the Head of Risk for a commodity firm. The client is looking for 3-6 years experience
Manger - Consumer Credit Risk Analytics
  • Location London
  • Salary 800000
  • Job type Permanent
  • Sector Banking, Credit Risk, Commerce and Industry, Other Financial services , Data/Analytics
  • Description A profitable fin-tech expanding their specialist lending business and becoming a licensed bank. They are currently seeking a manager to oversee their consumer credit analytics capabilities
Senior Operational Risk Manager
  • Location City of London
  • Salary £65,000 - £85,000
  • Job type Permanent
  • Sector Banking, Asset Management/Funds , Insurance , Other Financial Services , Professional Services
  • Description I am working with a leading Insurance/Financial Services Analytics service provider to find a new Risk Manager to join the team. This is an autonomous role which offers fantastic exposure to senior
Operational Risk Manager
  • Location Northampton
  • Salary £60,000 - £80,000
  • Job type Permanent
  • Sector Banking
  • Description I am supporting the UK division of a Global Banking Group with their search for an Operational Risk Manager to join the team based in Northampton at VP level. In order to be considered for this role
Risk Manager
  • Location Fife
  • Salary £300 per day
  • Job type Contract/Temp
  • Sector Commerce & Industry, Interim, Enterprise Risk
  • Description A utilities firm based in Fife, are looking to recruit an interim Risk Manager to work with the Revenue and Risks team.
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