Risk Officer

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Company:
Qatar National Bank (QNB)
Location:
Muscat, Masqat, Oman
Salary:
Competitive
Employment Type:
Full time
Sector:
Credit, Risk Management
Sub Sector:
Other, n/a
Position Type:
Permanent
Job Reference:
2222206
Date Added:
17-October-2017

Job Description

About QNB
QNB Group, the biggest bank in Qatar, and a leading financial institution in the Middle East and Africa, is looking to hire a Risk Officer, to meet the requirements of the expansion of its office in QNB - Oman//Muscat.
QNB Group's presence through its subsidiaries and associate companies now extends to more than 30 countries across 3 continents, providing a comprehensive range of products and services. The total number of staff is more than 28,000 operating from over 1200 locations.

Role Description:
Assist in the implementation of Operational Risk Management Framework (ORMF) that covers the Country's level of operational risk appetite and tolerance, including the extent of which, and manner in which, operational risk is transferred outside the Country
Support the Manager Risk with information to on methods for calculation/measurement of operational risk.
Work with Compliance to provide management with updates on regulatory changes pertaining to operational risk.
Provide timely and accurate information to the external and internal auditors and the Compliance function as and when required.
Serve as Incident Management Lead on critical incidents and oversee incident response planning and security breach investigations
Support the management to enable the Country to meet the requirements of operational risk management as specified by the Country Central Bank.
Assist with implementation of Operational Risk processes to cover all operational areas of the Country, including new products / process and system implementations.
In coordination with IT, promote awareness of/compliance with all relevant Information Security Standards/ policies in line with ISACA/ COBIT pronouncements and other best practices to safeguard the information assets of the Country.
Work with the Security team to maintain an effective physical security framework - including a risk assessment and monitoring programme for the Country to safeguard the physical knowledge assets of the Country against the risk of loss/ theft.
Assist with periodic reporting of the Country's operational risk exposure to the relevant Board/ management level committees.

Qualifications:
Bachelor Degree preferably in business, finance, economics or related subjects.
Typically a minimum of 2 years experience in the operational risk function of a major bank. Understanding of operational risks across the full product/ process range found in banks
Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Arabic
Knowledge of Basel Committee best practices pertaining to Operational Risk.
Experience of IT Risk
Well-developed analytical and interpersonal skills.
Bachelor Degree preferably in business, finance, economics or related subjects.

Note: you will be required to attach the following:
1. Resume / CV
2. Passport Copy