Senior Risk Analyst

Senior Risk Analyst needed for a leading financial institution in Kuwait.

Job Requirements:

  • University degree in Finance or Economics.
  • MBA is a plus.
  • 7+ years of proven experience in Market Risk.
  • Experience in Credit Risk is a plus.
  • Relevant experience in performing ODD (Operational Due Diligence) on Fund/Investment Managers.
  • Excellent presentation skills with the ability to effectively present to the senior management and audiences of various sizes.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to identify and influence key decision makers across various levels and functions within the organization.
  • Ability to make decisions in high risk scenarios, appropriately assessing situations based on available data, experience, intuition, and judgment.
  • Ability to work across various levels in risk management and with other operations, technical and business teams.
  • Fluent in Arabic and English. French is a plus.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Review all policies, procedures, internal regulations… and provide update to match best practices in the industry.
  • Collect and analyze data to identify all potential risks in the operations.
  • Propose mitigation measures to identified risks.
  • Report on all possible kind of risks be it financial, investment, administrative, legal, or functional.
  • Consult with business decision makers and understand their data needs.
  • Evaluate business and finance records and determine the level of risk.
  • Use analytical software to calculate the risk of a decision.

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