Vacancy Details

1227 - Enterprise Risk Management Officer

Location: UAE - Dubai
Closing Date 11-Feb-2018
About the Role

The centralised ERM function is a newly established function within GEMS Education. The ERM Officer will be supporting the VP Risk & Compliance and ERM Managers in setting up and driving the ERM function for GEMS Corporate Office, GEMS Entities and our Schools.

The Enterprise Risk Management officer is supporting the VP Risk & Compliance and the Enterprise Risk Management managers with the daily execution of the GEMS Education risk management program. This role involves pro-active interaction with many internal stakeholders, for which good communication skills are important

Support VP Risk & Compliance and ERM managers with implementation of all aspects of the risk function, including the implementation of processes, tools and systems to identify, assess, measure, manage, monitor and report risks.

Support VP Risk & Compliance and ERM managers with risk assessments with risk evaluations, which involves comparing estimated risks with criteria established by the organization such as costs, legal requirements and environmental factors, and evaluating the organization’s previous handling of risks.

Support VP Risk & Compliance and ERM managers with risk reporting in an appropriate way for different audiences, for example, to the board of directors so they understand the most significant risks, to business heads to ensure that they are aware of risks relevant to their parts of the business and to individuals to understand their accountability for individual risks.

Providing support, education and training to staff to build risk awareness within the organization


University Degree or equivalent

Expected Experience

2 - 5 years Enterprise Risk Management experience in internationally operating companies, preferably in the educational sector

Job-Specific Knowledge & Skills:
Knowledge of ISO 31000 risk management guideline
Experience in facilitating risk awareness and identification workshops
Experience in generating reports
Strong communicator
Analytical Thinking

About Your Benefits

We offer excellent remuneration package including a competitive tax free salary, visa, tuition fee concession, medical insurance, annual airfare allowance, 30 days annual leave and end of service gratuity. 

About GEMS

Trusted for over 55 years and now a third generation education family, GEMS Education began in a single school room in Dubai. Today, we have the privilege of educating over 190,000 students from over 176 countries through GEMS owned and managed schools globally; over 270,000 students access resources through our services division; and we will impact 20 million by 2020 students through the initiatives of our Charity partner Varkey Foundation.

About Application Process
If you meet the criteria and you are enthusiastic about the role, we would welcome your application. To complete the application you would need the following document(s):
1. Resume/CV
2. CV
3. CV
4. CV
Important Note : GEMS Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all of its students. Applicants will be required to submit a current police criminal clearance check or equivalent from their home country or current country of residence prior to appointment.