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AVP / VP, Regional Risk Oversight & Governance

  • Regional Team Expansion
  • Regional CRO Office
  • Based in Hong Kong or Singapore

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, Global Markets and Asset Management business activities in Asia. As part of strategic growth in Asia, the Bank is seeking a couple of all-rounded Risk professionals to join the Regional CRO office. The positions can be based in Hong Kong or Singapore.

The key responsibilities for this position are as follows:

  • Part of the Regional CRO function, take lead in Regional Risk Oversight and Governance supporting the various risk management groups under the Regional Risk Management function.
  • Support the Risk Leaders and coordinate work across Credit Risk, Market Risk, Liquidity Risk, Operational Risk, Compliance and Financial Crime Risk.
  • Be designated to manage either the Financial Risk oversight stream or the Non-Financial Risk oversight area.
  • For the Financial Risk oversight tasks, coordinate amongst Credit Risk, Market Risk, Liquidity Risk, Counterparty Risk and Quantitative Risk, assist in stress testing and provide technical oversight for the teams in the region.
  • For the Non-Financial Risk side, focus on risk governance, compliance risk, operational risk, regulatory and legal entity level risk, reputational risk as well as risk policies overview across the region.
  • Support Risk initiatives and projects, coordinate regulatory submissions, conduct detail analysis into specific risk and regulatory priorities.
  • Participate in Risk committee and forum discussions and provide support on risk information and risk reporting.
  • Conduct continuous operational reviews, identify, recommend and implement process and system improvements changes.
  • Provide consultative advice to the Businesses, Technology functions, First and Second Line Risk Management teams on risk management priorities and meeting Risk program standards while identify opportunities to influence best practices.

Successful applicants will have the following skills and experience:

  • Degree qualified in relevant disciplines.
  • Min. 10 years relevant experience across a combination Risk disciplines including Operational Risk, Market Risk, Credit Risk, Compliance / FCC and / or Regulatory Risks.
  • Less experienced candidates will be considered at AVP level.
  • Experience gained from international financial institutions ideally Banking in a regional role.
  • Good knowledge of enterprise risk management framework, risk identification, risk appetite and strategy, processes and controls, risk analytics and governance.
  • Familiarity to banking rules and regulations in Asia.
  • Good report writing and presentation skills.
  • Excellent communication skills with fluency in English.

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