Head of Market and Credit Risk

Are you ready to take on a pivotal role in one of the leading financial service providers in Dubai? Equiti Group is looking for a dynamic and experienced Head of Market and Credit Risk to join our passionate team in our hybrid office setting.

Roles & Responsibilities:

Market Risk Management:

  • Develop and review market risk limits aligned with our risk appetite.
  • Ensure the correlation between risk appetite and liquidity/capital position.
  • Craft market risk policies and procedures for group risk committee approval.
  • Monitor market risk exposures, maintain adherence to risk limits, and escalate when necessary.
  • Maintain data integrity for market risk reporting.
  • Produce insightful market risk reports for executive management.

Credit Risk Management:

  • Develop and review credit risk limits in line with our risk appetite.
  • Align risk appetite with liquidity/capital position.
  • Create credit risk policies for group risk committee approval.
  • Design robust credit risk policies for third-party exposures.
  • Review and assess credit allocated to clients.
  • Produce comprehensive credit risk reports for senior executives.
  • Contribute to vendor risk assessments and enterprise risk management.

Skills & Competencies:

  • Thrive in both strategic and operational roles.
  • Strong understanding of financial risks and regulations.
  • Exceptional analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
  • Outstanding communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of financial instruments and asset classes.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Ability to innovate and provide commercially-minded solutions.

Experience Requirements:

  • 10+ years of risk management experience, including credit and market risk.
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or related field.
  • In-depth knowledge of financial markets.
  • Experience working with regulators, auditors, and third-party suppliers.
  • Financial services experience, preferably from a brokerage background.
  • Proven track record in developing and implementing risk management strategies.
  • Join Equiti Group today and help shape the future of risk management in the financial industry!
  • Be part of our success story as we continue to innovate and excel in Dubai’s dynamic financial landscape.