Role details

Head of Risk - ARABIC Speaker

Dubai   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Excellent opportunity to work for a prominent real estate organization in Dubai
  • Arabic Speaking Candidate must be an xperienced risk management professional

About Our Client

Our client has several significant real estate and property investments across the Middle East, and are seeking an experienced candidate to look after the risk function of the organization, and its investments.

Job Description

In charge of the risk function, the ARABIC Speaking Head of Risk will lay out and execute the risk management process. The risk management process will be constructed in a way such that it will enable the organization in accomplishing its business objectives.

A crucial part of this role will be to ensure that the company's real estate and property investments are covered by insurance. To do this, the ARABIC Speaking Head of Risk will communicate regularly with partner insurance brokers and ascertain that policies are in place to cover the company's activities and the associated risks.

Other important responsibilities will include:

  • Reviewing reports on the recognized risks, and spotlighting high priority risks so that senior management are aware.
  • Monitoring and controlling the identified risks, and developing contingency plans for the same.
  • Signing off new investments; ownership of risk analysis for these new investments.
  • Conducting risk assessment workshops across the business in order to gain a holistic view of the risks that the organization faces.
  • Contributing to the company's business plan by providing insight on the challenges that the business could face, and the feasibility of targets.
  • Training all levels of the organization in risk management skills.
  • Propagating a culture of risk-awareness across the organization.

The Successful Applicant

The Head of Risk:

  • Must hold a MBA, or Senior Risk qualification from an international certification institution
  • Should have at least 10 years of experience in risk management at a sizeable organization, and must have held a managerial position prior to joining our client.
  • Will be an ARABIC speaker

  • Must have experience in constructing and applying risk management frameworks and techniques.
  • Will have market knowledge, with a macroeconomic view of the industry.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proven negotiation skills.
  • Leadership abilities.

What's on Offer

Attractive salary package on offer.

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