Director - Risk

Location
Manama, All, Bahrain
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
23 Aug 2019
Closes
18 Sep 2019
Ref
MAN002A9
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time

As a leading provider of integrated risk management and regulatory services to the banking and capital markets, insurance, asset management, energy and corporate treasure sectors, we can help you tackle the numerous challenges of risk management.

The opportunity

As part of the Risk practice and you will provide a well-integrated broad array of risk management services to capital market participants within global banking, capital markets, asset management and insurance. FSRM products and services include Anti-Money Laundering, Regulatory Compliance, Prudential Supervision, Bank Holding Company reporting, Credit Risk/ Capital Adequacy/ Liquidity Risk, Market Risk, Operational Risk, Enterprise Risk, Structured Finance and Quantitative Advisory Services.

Your key responsibilities

  • As a Director in the Risk team, you are required to lead and grow a team and to provide strategic sourcing services related to regulatory compliance, Financial Crime Compliance (FCC), corporate governance, enterprise risk management, internal controls and internal audit, to our clients in financial services (FS) industry. You are also required to assist organizations to maintain effective and efficient controls, in order to manage organizational and strategic risks.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Deliver assignments to a high level of client satisfaction and within budget
  • Expertise in developing investment strategies for institutional asset investors at asset allocation level and within asset classes.
  • Strong understanding of investment styles and governance structures.
  • Experience in designing and implementing institutional investment portfolios.
  • Experience of designing and implementing tactical investment strategies.
  • Effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Build an understanding of our solutions, share knowledge and be able to draw on subject matter specialists accordingly
  • Leverage technology to continually learn, improve service delivery and maintain our leading edge best practices
  • Strong presentation skills and proficiency in the use of PowerPoint, Word and Excel
  • Self-motivated with lots of energy and drive
  • Effective leadership, project management and teamwork skills
  • Analytical skills; specifically, the ability to assess and decompose financial services industry processes utilizing a risk and control focus

To qualify for the role you must have

  • 10+ years relevant Financial Crime Compliance (AML/ CFT, Sanctions, Anti-Bribery & Corruption and Fraud) risk management, compliance experience in banking, insurance, asset management, and/or in a big public accounting firm; 5 – 8 years relevant Financial Crime Compliance risk management, compliance experience in banking, insurance, asset management, and/or in a big public accounting firm
  • At least 5 years' experience in delivery of FCC-related technology projects, such as payments screening, transaction monitoring, &/or customer risk rating systems preferably at a large/ complex financial institution.
  • Knowledge of the global risk and regulatory environment, especially developments in the FCC space.
  • Graduate degree in law, finance or commerce preferred. Post-graduate qualifications in AML/ CFT, commerce.
  • Industry related certification (e.g., CAMS or ICA diploma in AML)

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Post-graduate qualifications in AML/CFT or professional/ technical qualifications in risk management.
  • Experience with the design, development and implementation of internal controls for financial services business processes, especially in FCC framework and strategy preferred.

What we look for

Highly motivated individuals with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritize shifting workloads in a rapidly changing industry. An effective communicator, you’ll be a confident team player that collaborates with people from various teams while looking to develop your career in a dynamic organization

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. We also offer you:

  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Join us in building a better working world.

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