Head, Infrastructure Risk Management (ES0095)

Head, Infrastructure Risk Management (ES0095)

Reporting to the Managing Director/CEO, the successful candidate will manage all Infrastructure-related risks including transaction and project specific risks.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement appropriate framework for providing consistent measurement, reporting and control of risks across the Authority’s Infrastructure portfolio.
  • Perform comprehensive risk assessments, including statistical analyses and provide up-to-date information to guide the Authority’s investment decisions.
  • Continuously review/assess the risks facing the Authority’s Infrastructure projects in order to proactively establish appropriate mitigating controls and monitoring mechanism/framework using existing risk management tools.
  • Define and implement various risk mitigation solutions.
  • Define risk thresholds for Infrastructure projects and monitor the risk profiles accordingly and escalate and manage indicators outside limits with risk owners.
  • Interpret and analyze reports/data/information to identify possible risk exposure.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends, events, issues and developments to assist/ enable the development and implementation of appropriate control measures, monitoring mechanism as required.
  • Define and continuously review the Authority’s Infrastructure risk policies, processes and activities, and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Generate regular reports to executive management on the risk profiles of the Authority’s Infrastructure investments.
  • Perform other functions as assigned by the Managing Director.

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes:

  • A degree in Finance, or any Business-related discipline and postgraduate qualification(s); possession of CFA and other such professional will be an advantage.
  • Minimum of twelve (12) years’ experience in infrastructure and project management, preferably in a leading investment bank, International Finance Institution/Development Finance Institution or a similar institution.
  • Credit Risk experience with emphasis/exposure to Project Finance/Infrastructure projects.
  • Ability to think strategically and holistically and to appreciate the impact of various policies, issues and solutions. Need to be strong with financial modelling tools, techniques and analysis.
  • Political and business savvy, maturity and tact, including ability to relate and network at different levels of authority.
  • Demonstrated commitment to ethical standards, high level of integrity, strong interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills.