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Head of Risk, Regional Financial Institution

  • Key Focuses on Market & Credit Risk
  • Expanding in Hong Kong & Asia
  • Attractive Package

Our Client is a Leading Regional Financial Services Group with diversified businesses across Wealth Management, Securities Brokerage and Global Markets activities. The group has an established and growing presence in Asia. As part of strategic growth in Hong Kong with significant investments from the Group head office, an outstanding leadership role has arisen for an experienced Risk Management professional to lead the regional Risk Management function.

The key responsibilities for this position are as follows:

  • Report to the Group CRO and lead a sizeable Risk Management function across Asia.
  • Responsible for the overall risk management and governance across all businesses including institutional global markets, securities brokerage and retail wealth management.
  • Identify risks, provide risk assessment and manage risks across the business including market risk, liquidity risk, credit risk, counterparty risk as well as operational risk.
  • Work closely with the front office / trading desks on risk advisory, risk monitoring and assessment, new process and new products.
  • Perform risk data analysis for risk monitoring and assessment.
  • Take a lead in developing risk management tools, processes and guidelines for risk monitoring.
  • Represent the business in risk management discussions with Group and regional management meetings.
  • Contribute to the wider department across front to back office on risk management procedures and reviews.

Successful applicants will have the following skills and experience:

  • Degree graduate with minimum 15 to 20 years relevant experience in Market Risk, Credit Risk, Counterparty Risk, Treasury Risk, and / or Financial Risk Management.
  • Experience from banking, securities / brokerages, asset management.
  • Exposure to a broad range of financial markets products and strategies.
  • Solid risk analytics skills across a diverse range of asset classes.
  • Some retail credit risk knowledge would be good but not a must.
  • Proven team leadership experience and strong stakeholder management skills.
  • Excellent communication skills with fluency in English, additional languages in Cantonese or Mandarin would be advantageous.

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