Careem is building the Everything App for the greater Middle East, making it easier than ever to move around, order food and groceries, manage payments, and more. Careem is led by a powerful purpose to simplify and improve the lives of people and build an awesome organisation that inspires. Since 2012, Careem has created earnings for over 2.5 million Captains, simplified the lives of over 50 million customers, and built a platform for the region’s best talent to thrive and for entrepreneurs to scale their businesses. Careem operates in over 70 cities across 10 countries, from Morocco to Pakistan.

What You'll Do

  • Assist the team in implementing a comprehensive risk management framework aligned with the organization’s risk appetite and strategic objectives.
  • Collaborate with business units to establish key indicators (KRI’s) and metrics to monitor and report. Use quantification techniques for risk analysis where required.
  • Provide guidance and oversight on risk identification, evaluation, and mitigation strategies across the organization.
  • Stay informed about industry trends, regulatory developments, and emerging risks that could impact the organization.
  • Build and update risk registers at functional, business unit and strategic levels of the organisation
  • Conduct training and awareness programs for employees on risk management best practices and protocols.
  • Participate in cross-functional risk committees and working groups to enhance risk governance and promote a culture of risk awareness.
  • Prepare reports and presentations for executive leadership on reputation risk exposure, mitigation efforts, and key risk trends.
  • Conduct risk assessments to identify and prioritize significant risks within the organization, including financial, operational, compliance, and strategic risks etc. 
  • Liase with the internal controls team to assist in implementing necessary controls and responses to risks identified at operational level. Assess the implications of operational risks at strategic level
  • Assist the Head of Risk ensuring that strategic & operational risks are identified and managed including emerging risk are identified and advise on appropriate risk mitigating controls
  • Liaison among compliance teams and external auditors to ensure risk and compliance matters are highlighted on timely basis and solutions are proposed
  • Assist the Head of Risk on reporting internal and external deliverables
    Assist Risk Management team in ad-hoc projects or those assigned by Head of Risk

What You'll Need

  • Bachelors or Masters in Actuarial sciences, Economics, Statistics, Finance and Risk Management
  • Member of any professional body of analysts, accountancy or finance
  • FRM / CFA qualified will be preferred
  • Proficiency in any analysis tools (Excel, Google Sheets, SQL, R/Python)
  • Working knowledge and understanding of different risk types, e.g. market risk, operational risk, liquidity risk, product / tech risk, legal risk, reputational risk and regulatory risk
  • Preferably 5+ years of post qualification experience (i.e., internal audit, risk management, or compliance);
  • Sound knowledge of Risk management principles and experience in advisory / consultancy  roles or financial institutions. 
  • Strong analytical ability with an understanding of risk impact
  • Ability to effectively prioritize day-to-day responsibilities and longer-term projects in a fast-paced, challenging environment
  • Strong project management, organizational, and collaborative skills to develop and implement solutions



What we’ll provide you

We offer colleagues the opportunity to drive impact in the region while they learn and grow. As a full time Careem colleague, you will be able to:

  • Work and learn from great minds by joining a community of inspiring colleagues.
  • Put your passion to work in a purposeful organisation dedicated to creating impact in a region with a lot of untapped potential.
  • Explore new opportunities to learn and grow every day.
  • Work 4 days a week in office & 1 day from home, and remotely from any country in the world for 30 days a year with unlimited vacation days per year. (If you are in an individual contributor role in tech, you will have 2 office days a week and 3 to work from home.)
  • Access to healthcare benefits and fitness reimbursements for health activities including gym, health club, and training classes.

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