Chief Risk Officer

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GRS in collaboration with a Forex Broker based in Limassol, are seeking to recruit a Chief Risk Officer. The ideal candidate must have progressively experience in Risk Management role within the Forex/Financial Services industry for at least 7 years. The role requires developing risk maps and formulating strategic action plans. This is a great opportunity for someone with a high calibre profile who wants to grow within the Forex/Financial Services field.  
  • Developing risk maps and formulating strategic action plans to help minimize, manage, and mitigate primary risks and then monitor the progress of these efforts
  • Creating and disseminating risk analysis reports and progress reports to different stakeholders, including employees, board members, and C-suite executives
  • Ensuring that risk management priorities are reflected in the company's strategic plans
  • Formulating and implementing risk assurance strategies that are related to the transmission, storage, and use of information and data systems
  • Evaluating possible operational risks that may arise from human error or system failures, which might disrupt or affect business processes. The CRO also develops different strategies to minimize risk exposure and designates appropriate responses for when human errors or system failures occur
  • Measuring the organization's risk appetite and setting the amount of risk that the organization is able – and willing – to take on
  • Developing budgets for risk-related projects and supervising their funding
  • Conducting risk assurance and due diligence on behalf of the organization in the events of mergers, acquisitions, and business deals
  • Degree in Risk Management, Finance, Economics, or any other relevant field
  • At least 7 years of progressively responsible experience for a major company or division of a large corporation preferable in the financial services or forex industry
  • Broad experience in managing risk and compliance issues in a regulated environment
  • Fluency in English is a must
  • Technical background with a strong, independent mind-set ability to create and implement simple, elegant solutions within a short period of time
  • High level of written and oral communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of processes
  • Problem-solving and decision-making skills, with the ability to analyse complex information to identify the key issue/action and drive resolution
  • Understanding of financial and strategic planning
  • Attention to detail in running the risk management unit
  • 21 days of annual leave
  • Medical insurance
  • Discount card
  • Discretionary bonuses
  • Corporate events
Due to the high volume of applications we receive at GRS Recruitment, only shortlisted candidates will be responded to.
To apply for this position, please email your CV to Peter Michael, at the following email address quoting the above job reference or call +357 25 342 720 for further information.
Job Summary
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    21 April 2021
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