Head of Risk & Compliance – Accenture , Saudi Arabia

Job Role:
In this role you will be responsible for leading in all areas of Risk Management and Compliance for Accenture Middle East. You will be the key driver in expanding the presence in the Risk & Compliance space across all Growth Markets and Middle East as a priority.
The current team across Growth Markets numbers about 100 people and growing rapidly. You will be supported by a strong delivery capability in India and strong interlock with Operations, Technology, Applied Intelligence and Interactive divisions.
You will be joining dynamic local and global teams with the opportunity for very fast career progression.

Key Accountabilities:
You will be required to lead and expand the risk and compliance capability for Accenture’s primary markets Saudi Arabia and UAE, working with and representing our global Risk & Compliance team.
Key industries of focus are Banking and Energy. However, the ambition is to cover all markets and industries in the next 3 years.
Lead in all areas of risk and compliance, including credit, market, operational, AML / KYC, cyber security and broader IT risks, across measurement, management, organization and talent, as well as emerging regulation.
In the Middle East, we currently have a handful of strong risk professionals, however you will be required to build an industry leading risk and compliance team.

What we’re looking for:
10+ years’ experience in risk management, ideally from a banking background, but other industries will also be considered.
Experience heading the Risk and Compliance business for leading consulting firms.
Experience in Middle Eastern markets, including Saudi Arabia is required.
In depth knowledge of risk and compliance practices across multiple industries including financial services, banking, professional services or ‘risk Tech’ would be an advantage.
Should have a natural ‘spike’ in one risk area (e.g. credit, AML / KYC, operational risk, credit risk) but be conversant across all areas of risk management
Proven track record of leading a medium sized team is required (10+).
The ability to work in a dynamic environment, forming strong alliances is required.
Experience of handling C-suite executive interactions is essential.

Why join us?
We offer a transparent, fast paced approach career progression, with a focus on your strengths and continuous coaching from senior colleagues
You will benefit from working alongside Accenture experts who are solving some of the biggest industry challenges with innovative thinking and pioneering tools
Flexible work arrangements and a range of benefits including competitive rewards
You will have access to state-of-the-art technology that will give you the opportunity to deepen your existing skills even as you help create the latest business trends
You will also have opportunities to make a difference to the communities in which we work and live

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