Senior Executive – Risk Management Jobs in Dubai at Deriv

Title: Senior Executive – Risk Management

Company: Deriv

Location: Dubai

As a Risk Management Executive at Deriv, you’ll be responsible for building and maintaining an effective risk and control environment. You’ll develop risk models involving financial, operational, IT, legal, and strategic risks, assure controls are operating effectively, and provide research and analytical support. You’ll also share recommendations to mitigate risks and streamline controls by collaborating with departments within the organisation. The position is global in scope and requires a high level of interaction with the operations and compliance teams from our offices across the world.

Your challenges

Design and implement an overall risk management process for Deriv Group that analyses the company’s operational and legal risk exposure worldwide.

Monitor and evaluate activities such as risk assessment, analyse risk levels of different teams and business processes, and find apt risk response strategies to avert any crisis.

Help create and implement flexible contingency plans and future strategies to address any emerging risks for the organisation’s advantage.

Evaluate the organisation’s performance to identify anomalies and recommend solutions to resolve issues.

Be up to date with the industry trends, emerging market risks, and regulatory updates to advise the management if the need arises.


Preferably 5-10 years of experience in relevant field

Degree in risk management, finance, business, law, or any related field

Practical working knowledge of financial services compliance and operations, including the associated rules and regulations of the financial services industry

Strong understanding of risks, internal control, and business processes

Analytical and problem-solving skills

Meticulous, organised, and results-driven attitude Strong interpersonal skills; ability to work well individually and in a team environment

Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office applications

Excellent spoken and written English communication skills


Market-based salary

Annual performance bonus

Medical insurance

Housing and transportation allowance

Casual dress code

Work permit

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