Head of Risk Management Job In Dubai

Key Accountabilities:

Supports Emirates Transport’s strategy, participating in decision-making forums and collaborative processes.

Creates and manages reporting for senior management and the Director of Internal Audit.

Shapes the direction of the Risk Management function, aligning strategies with ET’s priorities.

Manages departmental budgets, operational plans, and performance targets in line with ET’s strategic plan.

Establishes and leads the operational framework, fostering effective work processes and driving performance.

Manages product transitions, anticipating portfolio gaps, and overlaps proactively.

Formulates an integrated risk management framework, advising on strategic plans to maintain asset quality and minimize losses.

Oversees risk assessment frameworks, confidential reporting, and investigation programs.

Monitors enterprise-level risks identifies, evaluates, and addresses them across internal departments.

Reviews periodic risk reports, providing recommendations to the Director of Internal Audit.

Advises Division Heads on risk and compliance matters, empowering stakeholders to make informed decisions.

Promotes a culture of risk management and compliance through training and awareness initiatives.

Ensures compliance with industry regulations, standards, and internal policies.

Manages an organization-wide compliance framework, conducting periodic reviews and investigations.

Addresses compliance concerns, oversees reporting and ensures appropriate resolution.

Coordinates compliance training for internal stakeholders.

Oversees Business Continuity processes, ensuring resilience and valid management systems.

Develops disaster recovery and contingency plans for critical assets and locations.

Tests and ensures compliance mechanisms for Business Continuity Management plans.

Drives implementation of Business Continuity Management standards issued by relevant authorities.

Expected Qualifications:

A bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business Administration risk management, or a related field.

Professional certifications such as CIA CMA, CFA, or FRM are preferred.

Experience and Skills Set:

8 + years in risk management, with a track record of progressively increasing responsibilities. This may include experience in strategic risk planning, compliance, business continuity, and managing diverse risk portfolios.

Strong Transportation Industry knowledge

Strong leadership and management abilities to lead a team, set strategic direction, and collaborate with various departments to implement risk management strategies.

Proven ability to identify, assess, and mitigate various types of risks (financial, operational, strategic, compliance, etc.) across an organization.

Proficiency in data analysis and risk modeling, as well as the ability to interpret and apply findings to decision-making processes.

Based in Dubai, the Emirates Group employs over 103,363 staff from more than 160 nationalities. The Emirates Groups extensive and diverse international portfolio includes the worlds largest international airline, Emirates, and one of the largest combined air services provider in the world, dnata. For the year financial year ending 2017-18, the Emirates Group posted a profit of AED 4.1 billion (US$ 1.1 billion). Within the Group there are a diverse range of businesses which offer a wide spectrum of career opportunities, all of which can be explored through the Group’s dedicated careers website, emirates.com/careers
Essential to the Groups ongoing success is the employment of high-quality people who benefit from living and working in Dubai, a modern cosmopolitan city offering one of the most desirable lifestyles in the world. The Emirates Group employees come from over 160 nationalities, receive tax-free salary and benefits package, and are offered professional development opportunities to further their careers with the organisation. If you are a high-performer, seeking a career challenge, personal and professional development, and reward and recognition for your contribution, then the Emirates Group is the perfect opportunity for you. To find out more about the career opportunities the Emirates Groups offers and how to become part of our future growth and rapid success, visit emirates.com/careers

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