Strategy and Risk Director

Abu Dhabi Permanent
  • Exciting opportunity to join an ambitious entity with significant growth plans
  • Excellent exposure to strategic investments

About Our Client

An ambitious multi-billion dollar start-up in the UAE

Job Description

  • Lead conversations on opportunity development including acquisitions, greenfield set ups, joint ventures and significantly sized partnerships on a global scale
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive risk management framework that will identify, categorise, prioritise and mitigate potential risks that could impact the business.
  • Implement a robust risk monitoring and reporting system, this involves establishing processes to track and monitor identified risks and report them to relevant stakeholders.
  • Negotiate contractual terms to manage risk, acquiring insurance, or diversifying the investment portfolio
  • Monitor industry trends, regulations and geopolitical developments to identify potential risks and opportunities for the company
  • Monitor the performance of existing investments and identify emerging risks

The Successful Applicant

  • A minimum of a bachelor's degree from a reputable university; Masters / MBA preferred
  • Proven ability to develop strategies and actionable plans to forecast required infrastructure to realise full return on investments
  • Proven track record of success in developing and implementing an enterprise risk management strategy in a fast-paced dynamic environment
  • 15+ years of experience within strategy development and risk management, preferably within the natural resources or advisory industry
  • Strong understanding of the global natural resources landscape, key market trends, and relevant regulations
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with a strong ability to identify and assess potential risks and opportunities
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills with the ability to build strong relationships with diverse international stakeholders

What's on Offer

  • Opportunity to work on high-profile projects on behalf of senior stakeholders
  • Attractive, tax-free salary
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Consultancy, Strategy and Change
Corporate Strategy
Energy & Natural Resources
Abu Dhabi
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Christopher Davies
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