Head of Investment Risk

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Job ID:

2941

Location:

Riyadh 

Category:

Accounting, Business Development, Finance, Management
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Job Views:

829

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

06.12.2017
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Occupations:

Accounting-Finance: General-Other: Accounting-Finance, Investment Management, Risk Management-Compliance
Business-Strategic Management: General-Other: Business-Strategic Management

Job Description:

As the Head of Investment Risk, you will be responsible for developing a risk management framework that enables strategic insight and is integrated with the investment management process, and provides the Board with awareness of investment risks that need to be addressed.

Requirements

Management

  • Assist and support the Director of Risk in implementing the Transformation Programme and executing daily investment risk management activities 
  • Drive appropriate investment risk behaviours, and create broad risk management principles encompassing investment-related activities
  • Evaluate the financial and non-financial risks of investing activities and develop long-term and medium-term Risk strategy
  • Hire the appropriate-skilled candidates and build an Investment Risk Team and establish an effective organizational structure within the team
  • Lead contribution to the design of the investment process from a risk management perspective to ensure comprehensive assessment of risks against external and internal requirements for each of the investments in the pipeline
  • Lead and execute daily Investment Risk Management activities such as identifying and measuring investment risk drivers

 

Reporting

  • Develop investment risk policies, generate investment risk reports and assess deals and transactions from a risk perspective
  • Oversee monitoring of Risk Appetite compliance, report breaches and propose mitigation steps to the Board or respective Committee(s).
  • Oversee provision of risk inputs for forecasting and risk-adjusted profitability calculations for investment strategy decision-making
  • Identify the relevant emerging best practices in risk management globally and ensure their application in the company if appropriate

Job Requirements:

Qualifications

  • At least 10 years’ of risk management experience in a financial services industry
  • Professional Accounting Qualification and a Graduate Degree in Economics or Finance
  • Master’s Degree, CFA / FRM / PRM qualification - Preferable
  • In depth knowledge of listed equity, fixed income and their derivative markets 
  • Knowledge of latest industry development for risk management 
  • Highly knowledgeable in market and liquidity risk management 
  • Knowledge of private equity – Preferable
  • Experience working within the Middle East regulatory environment - Preferable
  • Strong leadership and management skills 
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Capable of creating and implementing new frameworks and strategies across the organisation 
  • Highly analytical with a great attention to detail 
  • Results-driven, decisive and assertive
Company Info
Large Investment Company
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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Company Info


Large Investment Company
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Phone:
Web Site:

Head of Investment Risk

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Job ID:

2941

Location:

Riyadh 

Category:

Accounting, Business Development, Finance, Management
col-narrow-right 

Job Views:

829

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

06.12.2017
col-wide 

Occupations:

Accounting-Finance: General-Other: Accounting-Finance, Investment Management, Risk Management-Compliance
Business-Strategic Management: General-Other: Business-Strategic Management

Job Description:

As the Head of Investment Risk, you will be responsible for developing a risk management framework that enables strategic insight and is integrated with the investment management process, and provides the Board with awareness of investment risks that need to be addressed.

Requirements

Management

  • Assist and support the Director of Risk in implementing the Transformation Programme and executing daily investment risk management activities 
  • Drive appropriate investment risk behaviours, and create broad risk management principles encompassing investment-related activities
  • Evaluate the financial and non-financial risks of investing activities and develop long-term and medium-term Risk strategy
  • Hire the appropriate-skilled candidates and build an Investment Risk Team and establish an effective organizational structure within the team
  • Lead contribution to the design of the investment process from a risk management perspective to ensure comprehensive assessment of risks against external and internal requirements for each of the investments in the pipeline
  • Lead and execute daily Investment Risk Management activities such as identifying and measuring investment risk drivers

 

Reporting

  • Develop investment risk policies, generate investment risk reports and assess deals and transactions from a risk perspective
  • Oversee monitoring of Risk Appetite compliance, report breaches and propose mitigation steps to the Board or respective Committee(s).
  • Oversee provision of risk inputs for forecasting and risk-adjusted profitability calculations for investment strategy decision-making
  • Identify the relevant emerging best practices in risk management globally and ensure their application in the company if appropriate

Job Requirements:

Qualifications

  • At least 10 years’ of risk management experience in a financial services industry
  • Professional Accounting Qualification and a Graduate Degree in Economics or Finance
  • Master’s Degree, CFA / FRM / PRM qualification - Preferable
  • In depth knowledge of listed equity, fixed income and their derivative markets 
  • Knowledge of latest industry development for risk management 
  • Highly knowledgeable in market and liquidity risk management 
  • Knowledge of private equity – Preferable
  • Experience working within the Middle East regulatory environment - Preferable
  • Strong leadership and management skills 
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Capable of creating and implementing new frameworks and strategies across the organisation 
  • Highly analytical with a great attention to detail 
  • Results-driven, decisive and assertive
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