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Sr VP / Director, Regional Head of Business Risk Consulting

  • New Regional Team Build-out
  • Design & Develop Business Risk & Control Programs
  • Risk Advisory & Consulting Experience Required

Our Client is an International Banking Group with an established and growing presence in Asia.The Bank mainly engages in Corporate Banking, Institutional Banking, Transaction Banking, and Global Markets businesses in Asia.As part of strategic growth in Asia, a newly created team is being formed in First Line Business Risk Management supporting the Front Office and is now seeking an experienced professional to lead the regional team.The position can be based in either Hong Kong or Singapore.

The key responsibilities for this position are as follows:

  • Leading the setup of a new regional First Line of Defence Business Risk and Control team focusing on Assurance and Testing, Risk and Control Self-Assessment.
  • Take a lead role in supporting the Front Office businesses on Business Control and Process Management activities.
  • Establish, design and develop Risk and Controls Assurance / Testing programs, implement and execute risk controls, drive and deliver Risk and Control Self-Assessments.
  • Develop and Implement risk mitigation strategies, risk monitoring and reporting processes.
  • Lead the team to perform risk assessment, provide business process risk ranking, document risk identified and control activities.
  • Work with the Business and Second Line Operational Risk teams on developing operational and conduct risk assurance plans.
  • Review, monitor and ensure adequate controls are in place for identifying and addressing risk issues according to regulatory and internal risk management requirements.
  • Provide consultative advice to the Businesses and Management teams on risk management priorities, identify risks and provide solutions on risk mitigation whilst meeting business and operational risk program standards.

Successful applicants will have the following skills and experience:

  • Degree qualified ideally with relevant professional qualifications in audit, risk or compliance.
  • Min. 10 - 12 years relevant Risk Management experience and MUST be currently or previously from Risk Advisory / Risk Consulting teams in Big 4 or Risk Management Consultancies focusing on Financial Services clients.
  • Experience in designing, developing and implementing risk and controls programs for Financial Institutions.
  • Experience in performing Risk and Control Self Assessments, Assurance and Testing.
  • Good knowledge of Banking risk management framework, risk identification, risk appetite and strategy, processes and controls and governance.
  • Familiarity to banking rules and regulations in Asia.
  • Excellent communication skills with fluency in English.

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