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VP - Group Governance and Risk

Strategy, Change & Consulting

Location: Dubai
Date Posted: November 1st 2022

The Company

Our client is a conglomerate in Dubai and looking to hire a VP - Group Governance and Risk

The Role

  • Lead the development of Board governance frameworks across the Group including but not limited to board charters, governance structure, board composition, board responsibilities, and board effectiveness assessments to ensure its effective operation
  • Develop and set up company frameworks for all entities and guide and advise on joint venture companies and mergers and acquisitions
  • Drive good governance principles, architecture, and best practices
  • Address the requirement that primary risk types are being considered in the correct governance forums, aligned with oversight by the appropriate board-level committees
  • Develop the Risk Department’s strategy, in coordination with the other Heads and the Chief Audit & Risk Officer of the Department
  • Contribute in the development of Key Performance Indicators, for the Corporate Governance and Risk Function
  • Lead the budget requirements of the overall Group Governance and Risk function, and accordingly participate in the development of the budget

The Person

  • Professional degree in business, finance, accounting, or mathematics
  • Should have Big Four experience in risk consulting / Governance, Risk and compliance
  • Minimum 10-15 years’ experience in the governance and risk management, of which at least 5 years in a managerial capacity in the design and roll out of risk management and Governance frameworks within similar industries
  • Experience of supporting corporate governance procedures and committees
  • Exposure to working in a complex global environment, and / or engagement with senior personnel




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