Risk & Compliance Manager - 2863308

Kuwait Energy Company (KEC)
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    Kuwait Energy Company (KEC)
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Job Description


Minimum Academic Qualifications (Preferred)
1 Masters degree in Risk Management
2 Bachelors degree in Business, Economics or Finance
3 Masters degree in International Relations or other relevant field with risk analysis training or Master Business Administration preferred
4 Certificate course in compliance procedures or demonstrated familiarity of oil & gas operations and contracts

Required Technical Competencies (List 5 of the most appropriate enabling competencies)
1 Working knowledge of risk assessment and mitigation, risk coverage through insurance and other means
2 Integrityethics, strong research and analytical skills, sense of urgency, willingness to ask for help in decision-making
3 Knowledge of Middle Eastern, specifically GCC culture, politics, and the oil and gas industry (relating more to technical competences)
4 An understanding and working knowledge of Risk Management and ISO 31000 requirements and their importance to business continuity (technical)
5 Ability to quickly assess and adapt to changes in company environment and context
6 Demonstrated familiarity of oil & gas operations and contracts
Required Generic Competencies (Behavioural)
1 Demonstrated ability to manage successful risk management projects in an international setting for a minimum of 5 years
2 Leadership ability and analytical thinking
3 Professional written and verbal communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
4 Ability to communicate and interact with staff at all levels and to work effectively in adiverse community
5 Skill in influencing people to accomplish companys goals
6 Problem-solving skills
7 Self-starter who can motivate a team and multitask
8 The ability to build and lead an effective team
9 Ability to cope with and embrace change and use it to the advantage of the company

Minimum Work Experience (specify # of years, type of experience, etc)
1Minimum 5 years experience managing risk, research and administrative projects in a diverse and changing environment
2Minimum 4 years experience living abroad with at least 1 year in the MENA region
3Minimum 2 years experience managing and developing office processes and support staff
4Minimum 2 years in the oil & gas sector
5Demonstrated familiarity of oil & gas operations and contracts


Candidate should seek out membership in relevant professional associations and take advantage where available of other professional development opportunities

Sense of humour


Operations, Technology, Merger & Acquisitions, Business Development, Finance, Legal, Commercial, Internal Audit and Country Offices


Consultants and other professionals

Profile Summary

Type:Company Job


The Risk & Compliance Manager will advise the company of any potential risks to the profitability or existence of the company and offer potential mitigation strategies as well as report any non-compliance within

Industry:Banking/Financial Services/Broking

Function:Engineering Design / R&D

Deadline:15th Oct 2024

Company Profile

Established in Kuwait in August 2005, Kuwait Energy Company is an independent Oil & Gas Exploration and Production company. Kuwait Energy Company prides itself as an Oil & Gas company with extensive knowledge of the Middle East region with outstanding relations with host governments, national oil companies and international companies that operate in the Middle East.
Kuwait Energy has a high quality and diverse portfolio of oil and gas assets and is focused on exploration, production and development of oil and gas reserves in the MENA and Eurasia regions.
Headquartered in Kuwait, the Companys regional offices include Cairo, Sanaa, Baghdad, Basra, Ukhta and Kiev, overseeing operations in eight countries namely Egypt, Yemen, Iraq, Oman, Ukraine, Latvia, Russia and Pakistan. Our participation interests range from 15% to 100% across our exploration and producing assets, providing a balance of risk diversification with significant upside exploration potential.

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