Madison Pearl

Madison Pearl was established in 2015 in Dubai to focus on the financial markets across the Middle East region.

Address: Madison Pearl Ltd. Dubai International Financial Centre 2nd Floor, Tower 1, Al Fattan Currency House
PO Box 507099
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Within: 04 560 9100
International: +971 4 560 9100

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Sue Singh
Associate Director

Chief Risk Officer, Banking

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi, Kenya
  • Posted on, 10 January, 2021

Job Description

Our client, a leading banking institution is looking for a Chief Risk Officer to implement and develop the bank wide risk framework. The ideal candidate would be familiar with risk management and compliance.


  • 15 years in Risk Management, 10 of which in a senior capacity, preferably within a prominent banking environment.
  • Must be an excellent communicator with the natural ability to influence and collaborate.
  • Must have significant experience within risk and compliance.
  • Knowledge of Shari’ah compliant products would be an advantage but not essential.
  • Fluent in English and Swahili.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible to oversee, facilitate & coordinate all risk related topics across the business, especially the business risks stemming from all the trading activities and Market.
  • Manages & produce all risk management reporting, communicate with all internal & external stakeholders.
  • Implement, maintain and update the risk and compliance framework that will include: Risk policies & procedures, Risk appetite & limits, Risk methodologies, key risk indicators.
  • Produce accurate & timely reporting to the Board, Executive Management & all concerned Department Heads as well as advising on key market & business risk trends.


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