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Operational Risk Senior Manager

Location: Abu Dhabi, VAE

Salary: Up to 45,000 AED + Benefits + Bonus

Barclay Simpson are working with a market leading bank in Abu Dhabi to recruit Senior Manager level Operational Risk professionals to work within their UAE head office.  This is an excellent opportunity to work in a progressive area of a successful organisation and will offer the role holder clearly defined career opportunities.  Only candidates with sufficient operational risk and financial services experience will be taken to interview.


The main responsibilities are:

  • Play a key role in the implementation of a risk management framework in line with Basel II AMA requirements
  • Provide operational risk advice to senior management of dedicated business units and subsidiaries
  • Act as single point of contact on operational risk related matters for dedicated business units and subsidiaries
  • Support the bank in adhering and maintaining compliance with operational risk regulatory requirements and in effectively managing operational risks
  • Carry out consistent oversight on identification and assessment of operational risks
  • Conduct timely review of processes, products, and other initiatives
  • Support Risk Coordinators and Unit Managers in data collection and risk assessments
  • Conduct workshops for identification and assessment of operational risks