Risk Lead - UAE

April 21, 2023
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Binance is the global blockchain company behind the world's largest digital asset exchange by trading volume and users, serving a greater mission to accelerate cryptocurrency adoption and increase the freedom of money.

Are you looking to be a part of the most influential company in the blockchain industry and contribute to the crypto-currency revolution that is changing the world?


  • Responsible for the effective implementation of overall risk strategy for the business.

  • Review and assess existing relevant policies, regulations and measures to assess current status of compliance.

  • Update and manage a risk and governance framework to ensure a robust, controlled environment and create KRI Matrices alongside different stakeholders.

  • Preparing and maintaining the risk registers for departments and the Company covering the KRI's, Significant risks, risk ratings at inherent and residual level etc.

  • Conduct regular audits and self-risk assessments for the business.

  • Identifying and implementing appropriate controls and risk mitigants across the business.

  • Act as a second line of defense to monitor, identify, measure and report all risk related matters.

  • Advise and guide the business on overall risk management with pertinent focus on operational risk.

  • Develop the BCP/DR risk assessments and lead the effort to evaluate potential threats to business viability and associated risks.

  • Provide incident management oversight and support the business owners in responding to investigations, resolve incident reports and escalations.

  • Ensure that business models and supporting systems continually mitigate risk to maintain the protection and integrity of data and resources.

  • The Risk Officer will also be responsible for reporting IRAP/ICAAP and risk oversight reporting to the regulation in consultation with the Compliance Officer.

  • Work with stakeholders including senior management and internal audit to ensure regulatory compliance with the risk management of the firm.

  • Promoting a risk and control awareness culture through risk awareness program and sharing of past learnings.

  • Responsibilities

  • At least a Bachelor's degree with 10+ years of experience in Banking/Insurance/Financial Services or a similar capacity.

  • Recognised Person in the DFSA, FRSA, CBB or other regulated jurisdiction.

  • Must be based in the United Arab Emirates.

  • Must have experience working for an exchange, broker dealer or bank.

  • Strong practical knowledge of risk frameworks and operational risk reporting experience, FRM is a plusInterest in Cryptocurrencies, Blockchain and trading or finance/banking/payments industry.

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and cope well under pressure knowing that a high-stakes decision needs to be made. Ability to work collaboratively and manage downwards as well as upwards.

  • Ability to understand the firm's strategic vision and implement that collaboratively across functions.

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to troubleshoot and discover answers quickly and effectively.

  • Capable of working under pressure and managing multiple mandates.

  • Working at Binance

    • Do something meaningful; Be a part of the future of finance technology and the no.1 company in the industry

    • Fast moving, challenging and unique business problems

    • International work environment and flat organisation

    • Great career development opportunities in a growing company

    • Possibility for relocation and international transfers mid-career

    • Competitive salary

    • Flexible working hours, Casual work attire

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