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Director- Governance, Risk and Compliance

Date: Jan 14, 2022

Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Company: kpmgalfoza

Director, Governance, Risk and Compliance – Advisory, Riyadh


We value the fresh perspective that experienced professionals can bring. Whether you are currently working in industry, the public sector, a smaller firm or another 'Big Four' organization, you can expect to make a difference from day one.

Whatever your background, you will be able to use the knowledge you already have and see it develop quickly. You can look forward to working with a wide range of businesses from multinationals to smaller, local companies and the opportunity to develop your management and leadership skills. With at least 1500 KPMG firms' professionals on an international assignment at any one time, there are also likely to be opportunities to work at an international level.

KPMG KSA is currently seeking to hire an experienced Director in Governance, Risk and Compliance for a permanent opportunity to work with advisory services.


Role Summary:

Our company is searching for a motivated and experienced Governance, Risk and Compliance Director to guarantee that our client’s business processes and transactions follow appropriate governance, risk and compliance frameworks. Your duties will include leading implementation of corporate governance, risk and compliance frameworks for our clients, reviewing their current practices, documenting appropriate recommendations and assisting in embedding a culture of risk and compliance.

The ideal candidate will be a Governance or Risk or Compliance background professional, highly analytical, and possess excellent written and verbal communication skills. Demonstrates strong client management skills, overseeing projects and leads business development activities


Job role and responsibilities:


  • Lead governance, risk and compliance (GRC) solution and related projects
  • Demonstrate strong client management skills, projects oversight and lead business development activities in the GRC solution
  • Contribute to team knowledge and share the insights on the latest developments in corporate governance, risk and compliance
  • Provide recommendations on enhancements / updates to the corporate governance, risk and compliance framework, in line with the leading practices, and changes in laws and regulations
  • Supervise implementation of an effective governance, risk and compliance practices.
  • Lead workforce planning and building capability of team as per solution needs.


Skills and Experience:


  • Overall relevant experience of at least 12 years is required, of which no less than 8 years must be at an executive / senior managerial level.
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and project management skills
  • Brilliant oral and written communication skills English and Arabic.
  • Highly analytical with strong attention to detail.
  • Experience in client facing roles


Education and Qualifications:


  • A bachelor’s degree in Finance / Risk Management / Compliance /Audit / Business Administration, or equivalent.
  • A master’s degree in Finance / Risk Management / Compliance /Audit / Business Administration, or equivalent is preferred.
  • Professional certification holder is a credit.


Our Benefits:


KPMG Al Fozan & Partners provides several benefits which are as follows:

  • Health: KPMG offers medical insurance option to meet your needs through Premium Medical Care Coverage for employee & dependent family members.
  • Career Development & Trainings: KPMG always focus on the career pathing & training of its employees. It gives you a platform for unparalleled learning & development.
  • Personal Time Off: In KPMG, employees are entitled to take 25 days Annual leave & 11 days paid Holidays.
  • Money-Saving Benefit: KPMG offers several benefits, including Mobile Allowance, Schooling Allowance, Annual Air Tickets Allowance & Relocation Allowance.
  • Financial Matters: KPMG Al Fozan & Partners also provides Housing Allowance in Advance for regular employees to support their home financial matters.
  • Competitive Salaries & Free Tax Salary: KPMG offers competitive & tax-free salary.