Head of Operational Risk / Head of Risk

Negotiable

Position - Head of Ops Risk/Head of Risk

Client – A leading regional Fintech and payments company

Location – Manama, Bahrain

Reports to – The CEO

Leading Bahraini based Fintech and payments company is looking to appoint a Head of Risk who will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of their operationsand promoting the growth of the FinTech Business. This includes undertake all risk assessment and risk mitigation for their Digital business operations and support units to ensure that all major risks are identified and mitigated. The role wil require a strong focus on Operational Risk management and in particular to ensure that Risk Control Self-Assessment (RCSA) reviews are conducted effectively and comprehensively, on schedule with appropriate risk mitigation advice. Also that the Company has proper, systematic management and compliance with established policies, practices and procedures related to risk management. Our client is looking for a Hands on Risk professional who can help refine the function and identify improvements in current systems, policies and strategies and take actions to mitigate emerging enterprise and related risks. Ideally candidates should have approx. 12-15 years of Banking/Financial Services experience of which at least 6-8 years in Operational Risk Management ideally in a Fintech/Payments company – covering digital (electronic payments) outsourcing and fintech services in the MENA region. Experience in Card Processing, Fintech Services and Merchant Acquiring Services preferred. Well-rounded experience covering all areas around Payment Risk, Fraud and Chargeback Management, Leadership Excellence, Client/Customer Management. Track record of successfully building businesses to profitable scale at leading financial institutions across several global markets.

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.

 

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