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Associate Director, Regional Risk Management, Fintech

  • Digital Technology
  • First Line Risk Management
  • Regional Start-up Function

Our client is an expanding Financial Institution with a solid focus in developing the Asia markets across traditional, online and innovative platforms and channels for the Insurance and Pension businesses. As part of strategic growth, the group is seeking a high-calibre Risk Management Professional to set up the Regional Business Risk and Controls for the Regional Digital Technology Business Venture.

The key responsibilities for this position are as follows:

  • Be the First Line of Defence Risk Subject Matter Expert in the Regional Digital Technology Business Venture.
  • Accountable for the risk and controls across the unit in the region, ensuring alignment with the group’s Enterprise Risk Management framework.
  • Work closely with the Digital Technology team in identifying, assessing and mitigating risks, managing the processes and controls for risk mitigation.
  • Conduct risk assessment on conduct risk, operational risk, information security and IT risks as new initiatives and projects are being designed / redesigned and buildout.
  • Provide support to third party and vendor risk management.
  • Develop and implement risk policies, documentation, risk processes and controls, risk monitoring and reporting and risk response management tools.
  • Work together with the wider risk management community in the Group to ensure and develop the risk standards and controls which would enable the agile way of working.
  • Responsible for Business Continuity Management for the unit and provide consultative advice and risk impact evaluations to the Business and Technical teams.
  • As the Asia coordinator, liaise closely with the Head Office, internal stakeholders and team members and external vendors.

Successful applicants will have the following skills and experience:

  • Degree qualified ideally with relevant professional qualifications in risk management, technology risk.
  • Minimum 10 years relevant experience in First Line of Defence, Operational Risk, Technology Risk, Risk Assurance, Risk Advisory, Business Risk and / or Internal Control.
  • Industry experience from Fintech, Insurtech, Technology startup, Digital Banking, Virtual Banking, eWallet / ePayment or Consulting firms focusing on these types of clients.
  • Solid Risk Management (including Conduct Risk) process, controls and framework knowledge for regulated businesses.
  • Experience in risk management / advisory supporting customer journey and customer experience initiatives.
  • Excellent communication skills with fluency in English.

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