Job Title: Risk Management Specialist, Country Risk
Organisation: Islamic Development Bank (IsDB)
Location: Islamic Development Bank
Closing Date: 7 December 2020
Salary: Not Stated
Contract Type: Not Stated
Working Pattern: Not Stated
Sponsors international candidates? Not Stated
The role is responsible for conducting extensive research on country and political risk areas including but not limited to Country specific risk profile, outlook on global political risk and provide input for Underwriting process for making decisions, conducting country rating and review, and rating validation etc.
The position also requires undertaking regular sectorial review, monitoring and reporting of macro-economic developments in member countries as well as exposure countries. The function reports to the Manager of Risk Management Division.
Role and Responsibilities
Please see the job posting for the full listing of responsibilities.
Experience, Skills and Qualifications
Bachelor/Master’s degree in Economics/Development Economics (preferably econometrics major) is preferred. International relations/Risk Management/Diplomacy/ Statistics /Mathematics or related quantitative fields of Finance or equivalent degree may also apply.
At least 3 to 5 years’ experience in core economics/economic research/economic analysis/development economics/country economic relations fields preferably in MDBs/international development agencies/government sectors/central banks or large international financial institutions, Risk Management experience will be an added advantage.
Proven track records and experience in political /sovereign/country risk analysis, preferably in the aforesaid sectors.
Mastery in the global/regional geo-political environment, foreign relations as well as knowledge of government fiscal and monetary policies.
Professional certification e.g. Financial Risk Manager (FRM)/ Professional Risk Manager (PRM), IRM certification, CFA, Risk Management Assurance (CRMA) or similar is preferred but not essential. Formal training or certificate on sovereign credit rating methodologies of rating agencies will be a plus.
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