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Head of Market Risk

Gulf Connexions


Ref: GP692-962

Job description / Role

Gulf Connexions has been mandated to find a Head of Market Risk for a prestigious International Investment Bank in Lebanon. The successful candidate needs between 10 to 15 years relevant banking experience across risk or the front office with an impressive record of accomplishments.


• Develop and draft the Group’s Risk Management Policies.
• Review the different market activities of the Group and assess exposure.
• Carry out system review of Group’s activities and assessing the impact Balance Sheet.
• Measuring and monitoring risk exposure across the Front Office and market exposure.
• Manage all HR issues related to team such as: team performance, absence and training needs identification.


• Degree from well reputed International University, ideally financial qualifications such as MBA or CFA are preferred.
• At least 10 years’ experience in either Risk Management or Front Office Capital Markets activities in the Middle East.
• Bilingual Arabic and English with French as a plus.
• Management skills.

Candidates who qualify for this position may kindly apply now online.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

About the Company

Gulf Connexions Group is the regions leading specialist recruitment consultancy providing a wealth of local and international expertise and in-depth market intelligence for its blue-chip clients and candidates.

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Headquartered in Bahrain in the heart of central business district, Gulf Connexions maintains offices in Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Dubai, Hong Kong, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Singapore, fully equipped with state-of-the-art database technologies. Gulf Connexions has a rigorous screening process for all prospective candidates with interviewing facilities available throughout the region.

Gulf Connexions has the most extensive database of experienced and qualified banking candidates available for regional deployment. Gulf Connexions works closely with the region\'s leading blue chip organizations providing candidates with excellent career path development and unrivaled employment opportunities.

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