Our client, a top-tier local bank in the UAE is currently in search of an experienced Operational Risk & Control professional to join their dynamic team in Abu Dhabi.

The role

- Part of the group operations, this is a stand-alone role reporting to the Head of Operational Risk & Control
- Assist in the preparation of timely and accurate statements and reports to meet department requirements, policies and quality standards
- Ensure a robust operational risk process and instill strong risk and controls governance structure Bank
- Develop tools to measure, monitor, control and mitigate operational risks throughout the bank
- Strengthen operational risk management governance and framework
- Review operational risk metrics / data and escalate significant incidents and key trends for management attention
- Spearhead the operational risk culture within the organisation
- Implementing robust tools / processes to identify / mitigate / assist Group Operation on operational risks, by way of OC reviews & tracking open issues for closure

Client requirements

- UAE national with Family book
- 5 years' experience in a similar role or in internal audit and governance in banks or other financial institutions
- Strong knowledge of risk measurement, reporting, tracking and programme roll-out of operational risk
- Multi-tasking with excellent interpersonal skill