Chief Risk Officer - Leading Financial Institution

  • HK$1.5M base to HK$2M base
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Aquis Search , EA Licence No: 16S8125
  • 09 Sep 16

Our client is a leading financial institution in the region and the Risk Management Team is currently looking for a Chief Risk Officer to be based in Hong Kong to join its fast growing team.

Responsibilities of the Role: 

  • Manage the implementation of all aspects of the risk function, including implementation of processes, tools and systems to identify, assess, measure, manage, monitor and report risks
  • Assist in the development of and manage processes to identify and evaluate business areas' risks and risk and control self-assessments
  • Manage the process for developing risk policies and procedures, risk limits and approval authorities
  • Monitor major and critical risk issues
  • Manage the process for elevating control risks to more senior levels when appropriate
  • Manage the corporate risk and control assessment reporting process as well as manage and maintain infrastructure elements (e.g. management reporting, including reporting to senior management)
  • Ensure technical specifications meet the stated needs of the business
  • Conduct compliance & risk assessments
  • Participate in discussions to formulate new or enhance existing security processes, policies and standards

Requirement of the Role: 

  • A minimum of 10 years progressive experience in the financial Industry, familiar with type 1, 2, 4, 6, 9 regulated activities.
  • Outstanding communication and leadership skills
  • Ability to influence senior stakeholders in a clear and understandable manner, in order to achieve common goals
  • Ability to perform in a fast paced, complex and growing environment
  • Fluent in English and Chinese (MUST)