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Senior Consultant - Enterprise Risk - Risk Consulting - RHC - Riyadh

Location:  Riyadh
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Apr 29, 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1471547

We are currently seeking a highly motivated Enterprise Risk Senior Consultant to support client engagement teams, work with a wide variety clients to deliver professional services and participate in Enterprise Risk external client engagements and internal projects. As a risk professional, you will be responsible for developing clients’ risk management framework and the identification, assessment, and monitoring of the principal risks to provide an independent view on risk profiles, you will also be addressing client issues and transformations relating to Enterprise Risk Management, Internal Audit, Program Risk Management, process and controls design and effectiveness, and Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) implementations. Our solutions can be used by our clients to build confidence and trust with their customers, and the overall market. The focus sector for this role is of Real Estate, Hospitality & Construction (RHC).


Your key responsibilities


As a Senior Consultant you:

  • Effectively engage with Client engagements primarily in the areas of Business Risk services, Internal audit, Enterprise Risk management, Compliance, and regulatory services, GRC, Internal controls, Contract Risk Services, Business Process Management, and other related solutions.
  • Support your team with large transformational client engagements as well as internal projects.
  • Contribute to regular reviews of RHC firms’ risks and risk profiles.
  • Identify and assess new and changing risks in RHC section clients in the MENA regions and worldwide.
  • Review risks, risk management, and controls environment, including key controls identification.
  • Identify improvements to the management of risk and the control environment.
  • Contribute to the enhancement of the risk reporting tools.
  • Maintain communication and report to higher levels of management, who will expect you to anticipate and identify risks and escalate any issues as appropriate.
  • Support junior team members by providing guidance for them to grow and build up their knowledge, skills, and experience.
  • Ensure the consistent delivery of excellent, high-quality work products by EY teams, providing a platform to build and maintain our global brand, reputation, and purpose.
  • Support in leading client meetings and discussions (when required).
  • Build valued relationships with external clients and internal peers.
  • Build strong internal relationships within Ernst & Young Consulting Services and with other services across the organization
  • Conduct performance reviews and contribute to performance feedback.
  • Understand and follow workplace policies and procedures.
  • Support your team with global and regional bids, proposals, and thought leadership. 
  • Communicate effectively with EY senior management and work to build, manage, and motivate high-performing teams.


Skills and attributes for success


To qualify for the role, you must have


  • A bachelor’s degree in any of the following areas: engineering, risk management, business, accounting, or other relevant areas.
  • Approximately 3+ years of work experience in within the risk or GRC field for a professional services firm (Big Four, Strategy House or equivalent) or within the industry (Real Estate, Hospitality & Construction)
  • Proven track record of experience in work role covering Enterprise Risk Management, Internal Audit, Program Risk Management, process, and controls design and effectiveness, Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) implementations
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Access, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Riyadh based or Jordan-based with the willingness to travel to Riyadh the majority of the time for EY projects.
  • Bilingual in English & Arabic (reading, writing, and speaking) is a must.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in both Arabic and English.
  • Strong data analytics background and experience.
  • High attention to detail to ensure that reporting is accurate and well presented.
  • Project management mindset and strong day-to-day organization skills.


Ideally, you’ll also have


  • Professional certifications such as Governance, Risk, Compliance Professional (GRCP), and Risk Management Professional (RMP) or CPA.


What we look for


Alongside your comprehensive and proven technical expertise, you will also be a born leader with a passion for:


  • Developing people through effectively supervising, coaching, and mentoring all levels of staff.
  • Conducting performance reviews and contribute to performance feedback for all levels of staff.
  • Contributing to our people initiatives that include recruiting and retaining our professionals.


What we offer


We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. Plus, we offer:

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching, and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.



If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

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