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Risk Management Lead

Job description

Position title: Risk Management Lead

Business Unit: Risk, Central Support Services (CSS)

Location: Qatar

Reports to: Country Senior Partner

KPMG is one of the worlds most trusted and respected professional services firms. Through depth of expertise, clarity of insight and strength of purpose we help our clients solve complex challenges, steer change, strengthen, transition and grow. We are looking for talented people who share our purpose of inspiring confidence and empowering change for our clients, our people and our communities.

Summary of the role

The RM lead is expected to manage and assist the firms internal risk team in ensuring compliance with KPMG risk management policies, procedures, professional standards and applicable local regulatory requirements, He/She is also required to provide assistance to execute testing related to risk, compliance and quality control requirements applicable to KPMG.

Primary job responsibilities/accountabilities

— Assist and lead in updating and implementing new local risk management policies and processes to comply with changes made to global policies and processes.

— Provide assistance in development and implementation of additional local risk management policies and processes, if required

— Handle Risk Management (RM) queries received from service delivery teams, providing them with 'subject matter expert' support with reference to Risk management policies, procedures, professional standards and applicable local regulatory requirements.

— Plan, prepare and execute periodic compliance testing Assist in implementing action plans following completion of assessments and compliance testing and any other reviews carried out

— Contract review, including review of legal agreements like confidentiality agreements, hold harmless letters and inter-firm agreements

— Assist in the deployment and monitor the timely completion of mandatory risk management training by staff including new joiners

— Delivery of periodic Face-to-Face risk management trainings.

The person

— Master's degree in relevant field and CA/CPA/ACCA

— Minimum 10 years relevant experience (from a compliance, internal audit, external audit, professional services firm background).

— Strong risk management awareness and compliance review testing experience required.

— Experience reviewing contracts, technical knowledge of laws, specifically; information technology laws, Intellectual Property (IP) law, international law, privacy law and previous contracting experience will be an advantage.

Please apply for this position by submitting your application and CV to the following email: recruitmentqa@kpmg.com