Risk Officer

Venture Search

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ref: SP145-38

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

• You will be responsible for ensuring risk identification, assessment and responses are properly collected and recorded, supporting Risk analyzing and reporting information pertaining to the risk management process.
• You will be responsible for facilitating Risk Reviews to elicit information and record it and maintaining and updating Risk information in the risk registers.
• You will be liaising with the appropriate stakeholders and contributing to the development of weekly and monthly reports.
• You will be responsible for conducting risk assessment, gap analysis and implementation of preventive measures.
• You will be responsible for monitoring risk appetite and risk limits, design and implement risk measurement model, monitor transactions, stress testing, and scenario analysis tests.
• Taking lead on automation of reporting activities including providing user requirements, specifications and design inputs, particularly with regard to risk recognition, measurement and any other risk related projects.


• +5 years relevant experience in Risk Management in financial services company or any big four or Fintech companies.
• Familiarity in dealing with ADGM/DIFC/CBUAE and deep knowledge about the local laws in UAE.
• Professional qualification(s) is required to demonstrate sufficient knowledge of risk management skills
• Strong proficiency in English
• Resident in the UAE and presently based in UAE;

About the Company

Venture Search is an international banking & financial services search firm, combining technology and human skill to enhance all aspects of the hiring process.

By combining advanced search technology and a market-leading team, we are able to attract the most talented candidates in the banking and financial services sector.

Here at Venture Search, we are passionate about building world-class teams and delivering long-term recruitment solutions. Venture’s focus spans multiple facets of the global Financial Services industry, including Banking, Non-Banking Financial Institutions, Buyside, Fintechs, and Advisory firms.

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