Head of Risk Management

Deadline: 02 August 2024

Employment term: Permanent

Category: Finance Management

Job type: Full time

Location: Yerevan

Job description:

Fastex is on a search for a Head of Risk Management to join our team.

Fastex ecosystem serves as a branded house for diverse Web3 products and solutions, including the Bahamut blockchain, Fasttoken official cryptocurrency, Fastex Exchange, Fastex Pay software solution, Fastexverse, and the new generation e-commerce platform - ftNFT Marketplace.

Job responsibilities

  • Identify and assess potential risks across all areas of the organization, including operational, financial, strategic, and compliance risks.
  • Conduct thorough risk assessments to evaluate the likelihood and potential impact of identified risks on the organization. Develop risk registers and prioritize risks based on their severity and relevance.
  • Develop and implement risk mitigation plans and strategies to minimize the impact of identified risks. Collaborate with relevant stakeholders to ensure effective risk mitigation measures are in place.
  • Develop and implement risk management policies, procedures, and frameworks to guide risk management activities across the organization. Ensure policies are aligned with industry best practices and regulatory requirements.
  • Establish mechanisms for ongoing risk monitoring and reporting to track the effectiveness of risk mitigation efforts. Provide regular reports and updates on the organization's risk profile and status.
  • Build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including senior management, department heads, regulators, and external auditors. Collaborate with stakeholders to ensure a comprehensive approach to risk management.
  • Provide training and support to employees at all levels to enhance risk awareness and understanding across the organization. Foster a risk-aware culture that encourages proactive risk management practices.

Required qualifications

  • Master's degree in finance, business administration, risk management, or a related field; an advanced degree (e.g., MBA, Master's in Risk Management) is preferred.
  • Professional certification in risk management (e.g., FRM, CRM, PRM) is highly desirable.
  • Extensive experience (5+ years) in risk management, preferably in a leadership role within a complex organization or financial institution.
  • Strong understanding of risk management principles, methodologies, and best practices.
  • Excellent analytical skills with the ability to assess and quantify risks effectively.
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills with the ability to build consensus and influence stakeholders at all levels.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to convey complex risk concepts in a clear and concise manner.
  • Sound judgment and decision-making skills with the ability to balance risk and reward effectively.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, with a proactive and adaptable approach to problem-solving.

Required candidate level: C level

Additional information

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