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VP, Business Risk & Control, Corporate & Institutional Banking

  • Building-out a New Function
  • Regional 1stLine Business Risk
  • Attractive Package

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 business activities in Asia. As part of strategic growth in Asia, a newly created team is being formed across Front Office First Line of Defence Risk & Control and is now seeking an experienced Risk & Control professional to join the team, based in Hong Kong.

The key responsibilities for this position are as follows:

  • A key team member in the build-out of a regional Front Office First Line of Defence Risk & Control team in Asia.
  • Take a lead role in supporting the Institutional Banking / Coverage businesses on business risk matters.
  • Establish and develop processes and procedures to conduct first line risk management and internal control programs across the Institutional Banking / Coverage businesses.
  • Work with the businesses as a partner to identify risks, assess impact, provide remediation solutions and develop action plans.
  • Report and document findings as well as to present the findings to the business leaders and risk committee.
  • Review, monitor and ensure adequate controls are in place for identifying and addressing risk issues according to regulatory and internal risk management requirements.
  • Work closely with second and third line of defence teams (audit, compliance, risk) to ensure successful validation of regulatory inspections.
  • Lead team members directly and indirectly on projects basis.

Successful applicants will have the following skills and experience:

  • Degree qualified ideally with relevant professional qualifications in audit, risk, compliance or legal
  • Min. 10 years relevant experience across a combination of first line business risk management, front office supervision, operational risk, internal control, compliance and / or audit
  • Experience in a first line of defence function is highly preferred
  • Knowledge of Wholesale Banking, Corporate Banking, Institutional Banking and / or Transaction Banking
  • Familiarity to banking rules and regulations in Asia
  • Excellent communication skills with fluency in English

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