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Posted In 09-Oct-2016
Job Title Enterprise Risk Management Department Manager
Job Code #1923
Job Category
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Degree Master (Business Administration (Finance))
Experience More than 10 years
Required Skills

Position: Enterprise Risk Management Department Manager

Experience: 10 Years 

Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE

Position Type: Permanent

Education: Master (Business Administration (Finance)) 

Functional Area: Oil/Gas 

Job Description

Role and Responsibilities:

Review and continuously enhance the design and application of the ERM framework

Advise management on identification and management of major risks

Coordinate risk reporting across the Company and ensure that management receives sufficient and reliable information

Work with and support relevant organizations to instill risk management as an integral part of decision making

Liaise with other risk management functions (health and safety, IT risk management, emergency response/business continuity, treasury risk, etc.) to bring about risk alignment

Partnering with business units to establish appropriate processes and controls and provide ongoing risk management expertise and insights.

Collaborating with internal business partners in the development of an enterprise-wide model risk management framework and governance structure to align with new regulatory expectations.

Managing and oversee an approved risk appetite framework that (i) is enterprise-wide and tailored to the Companyís business activities and operations and (ii) sets basic goals, benchmarks, parameters and limits as to the amount of risk the Company is willing to accept, taking into account various financial, operational and macroeconomic factors.

Providing oversight and monitoring of significant changes to risk strategies, and review of risk reporting and key processes to confirm adherence with policies and operating directives.

Review and analyze various aspects of the companyís risk exposures

Establish and maintain policies and procedures designed to mitigate long standing and newly developing risks

Summarize key findings, recommend risk mitigations processes and policy & procedure enhancements

Collaborate with cross-functional groups such as Compliance, Finance, Customer Support, Engineering, and Product Management to enhance in-house policies and procedures.

Educate internal team members and external parties on risk mitigation policies and procedures, and conduct training when necessary to ensure compliance with risk mitigation policies & procedures

Maintain and refine the Companyís risk appetite and risk tolerance to align with organization\\\\\\\'s strategy and business objectives.

Facilitate identification, measurement, control, and monitoring of top enterprise risks for the Company. Coordinate actions to mitigate risk with stakeholders and business units.

Facilitate development and maintain update of a set of key risk indicators to provide an early warning system of the firmís top enterprise risks. Use audit and compliance results for each business line as well as industry standards, guidelines, and practices to execute against framework.

Participate in the development of automated tools to standardize risk reporting across the Company. Prepare reports and presentations for senior leadership on the state of enterprise risk throughout the Company.

Gain an understanding of the Companyís business units and functional areas and monitor industry trends and best practices to ensure the identification and management of all types of enterprise risks.

Be an advocate for the Companyís ERM standards among all management levels and facilitate a strong compliance culture for current and new and emerging products and services.

Monitoring best practices around policy and governance practices to influence continuous improvement for the Company.

Minimum Requirements:


ERM related qualification from a recognized international institution.

Professional designation in project management, such as Project Management Professional (PMP).

Bachelorís degree in risk management, engineering, economics, business administration, accounting, financial management, law or a closely related specialty OR completed a relevant certification.

Masterís Degree in any related field.

Professional Associations

Membership of the Institute of Risk Management (IRM) or equivalent is an advantage

Minimum 10 years substantive ERM experience with increasingly progressive responsibility, and at least 4 years in a management/specialist position.

International experience in ERM in the oil and gas industry is essential.

Ability to set a clear vision for the ERM programme and to successfully execute on the vision.

Experience of working within ERM, project risk management, IT risk management, health and safety, internal audit, compliance, HAZOPs or other risk management process in a comparable organisation.

5+ years experience in project management in the oil & gas industry would be an advantage.

Expert knowledge of Enterprise, Project and Operational Risk Management frameworks.

Interested candidates with relevant experience can send CVs to &

Career Level  
Location Abu Dhabi, UAE
Salary Permanent position
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