Risk Management Specialist - Larnaca

  • Location:

    Cyprus, Larnaca

  • Discipline:

    Crypto Currency/Blockchain

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Benefits:

    Salary of based on skills and experience + 13th salary + Medical insurance after the 6 months’ probation period

  • Published:

    16-05-2024

  • Expiry date:

    16-08-2024

  • Reference:

    2483

This company in Larnaca is a Fintech company (Licensed Crypto Exchange platform) and they are looking for a Risk Management Specialist who will be responsible for developing and implementing risk management strategies to identify, assess, and mitigate risks associated with our cryptocurrency operations.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement risk management policies, procedures, and frameworks to identify, assess, and mitigate risks across various aspects of the company's operations.
  • Conduct risk assessments and analyses to identify potential risks and vulnerabilities in the cryptocurrency market, regulatory environment, technology infrastructure, and business processes.
  • Monitor market trends, regulatory developments, and emerging risks in the cryptocurrency industry and assess their potential impact on the company.
  • Develop risk mitigation strategies and controls to address identified risks and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and industry best practices.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including compliance, legal, finance, and technology, to integrate risk management considerations into business processes and decision-making.
  • Implement risk monitoring and reporting mechanisms to track key risk indicators (KRIs) and provide regular updates to senior management and stakeholders.
  • Conduct training and awareness programs to educate employees about risk management principles, policies, and procedures.
  • Participate in audits, reviews, and assessments to evaluate the effectiveness of risk management controls and processes and recommend improvements as needed.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, risk management, business administration, or a related field. Advanced degree or professional certifications (e.g., FRM, PRM, CFA) preferred.
  • Proven experience in risk management roles, preferably in the cryptocurrency, financial services, or technology industry.
  • Deep understanding of risk management principles, methodologies, and frameworks, with specific knowledge of risks inherent in the cryptocurrency market.
  • Familiarity with regulatory requirements and compliance frameworks relevant to the cryptocurrency industry, such as anti-money laundering (AML) and know-your-customer (KYC) regulations.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to assess complex risks and develop effective mitigation strategies.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and communicate complex risk concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Strong project management skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects and priorities simultaneously.
  • Proficiency in risk management software and tools is a plus.

Working hours:

  • The working hours are 9am-5pm Monday to Friday (onsite). Occasionally needed weekend and public holiday coverage remotely.

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