Head of Fraud Prevention - Kuwait

London Arena
£100,000 - £110,000 per year (Tax Free)
29 Sep 2016
27 Oct 2016
William Bates
Job Type
Full Time

Role: Head of Fraud Prevention

Location: Kuwait

Salary: £100,000 - £110,000 Tax Free

Our client is a leading international franchise operator for some of the most recognized retail brands in the world.

They have established themselves as the industry leader across the GCC with continued growth across all areas of Retail and Hospitality!

In order to ensure the ongoing safety and profitability of its growing business, the company is currently looking for a Head of Loss. This role will be based in Kuwait and will provide expertise in all aspects of loss prevention within the business.


  • To devise and drive the long-term strategy, vision and structure for the division across MENA, delivering initiatives to protect the profit of the business;

  • To provide expert advice in all aspects of data fraud in different channels

  • To lead, coach and develop a team to deliver fraud detection and prevention

  • To deploy and enhance strategies to mitigate risk due to fraud;

  • To develop data-driven fraud risk management infrastructure for all channels & products;

  • To work with senior managers in building more robust risk decision infrastructure, deploying risk decision strategies, system enhancement, trouble-shooting issues and trend analysis tools;

  • To validate and implement fraud risk decision processes, models, and strategies by working closely with e-commerce and divisional key stakeholders;

  • To assist with business expansion opportunities for different marketing channels and partnerships by quantifying risk revenue tradeoffs;

  • To provide management reporting and metrics as required, including trend analysis and bad debt risks;

  • To engage during planning and implementation stages of new products, programs and services to provide guidance on fraud prevention measures.


  • Strong experience in complex multi-faceted retail and e-commerce businesses;

  • Minimum 5 to 7 years of experience in fraud prevention management roles;

  • Proven track record of successful achievements in retail and e-commerce fraud prevention;

  • Solid skills in leading and developing a team capable of producing the required outputs, delivering critical leadership;

  • Experience in developing, validating and implementing statistical models;

  • Extensive knowledge in card-not-present fraud schemes, the risk prevention methods linked to this and detection tools for digital, virtual and physical goods;

  • Excellent organizational, analytical, and communication skills.

  • Very strong strategic and operational capabilities;

  • Ability to lead the team and achieve targets by successfully coaching and developing the team;

  • Excellent organizational, analytical, and communication skills;

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