Head of Operational Risk

  • Competitive
  • Shenzhen, Guangdong Sheng, China
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Pure Search Hong Kong , EA Licence No: 12S5954
  • 11 Sep 16

China based role: Newly created position: Exciting newly established business

In this newly created role, the successful candidate will be tasked with establishing the operational risk management framework and ensure that it is fully implemented and part of the day to day activity. The successful candidate will identify, quantify and manage the operational risk profile of the business and perform independent reviews / provide assurance that key controls are operating effectively.

The role:
• Act as the primary Operational Risk contact
• Keep fully up to date with local regulatory and business changes, assess control implications and emerging risks
• Develop cross-functional relationships
• Monitor internal and external operational risk incidents, internal controls and audit reviews
• Challenge the business and leadership team on their assessment of risk and control
• Undertake ad-hoc operational risk assessments
• Ensure the Group operational risk framework is suitably applied/ adapted to support business management and support functions


The role:
• Extensive experience within the Global Markets industry with a strong Business and Product knowledge
• Ability to Converse fully in Mandarin within a business context
• Exposure to trading desks and knowledge of multiple global markets products
• Demonstrable experience gained within Operational Risk or control, product control or Business management up to Director level
• Ability to lead and document a broad based front to back review
• Ability to establish and build strong relationships with various senior leadership figures and stakeholders
• A good understanding of process controls to help resolve control failures and challenge proposed control improvements