Operational Risk Manager – VP level – Private Wealth Management

  • Excellent for the right candidate
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Cornerstone Global Partners
  • 23 Sep 16

My client a leading global financial institution is looking to recruit an experienced Operational Risk or Internal Audit professional to join its Operational Risk Management team in Hong Kong.

The Operational Risk Management team monitors and manages Operational Risk across all business lines which the incumbent will get experience of and exposure to, however the primary job focus for the successful candidate will be Private Wealth Management. The Operational Risk Manager will need to build strong relationships with business areas to have risk discussions and facilitate operational risk framework implementation. The jobholder will need to promote awareness of operational risk and risk management best practices, capture and analyse operational loss data and advise the business in developing effective mitigation steps and controls. The Operational Risk Manager will also need to analyse and report firm level risk themes, risk levels and focus action items and participate in projects based on risk management initiatives.

The successful candidate will be a degree holder with at least 8 years’ experience with most recent experience gained in a Private Banking/Wealth Management environment. Applicants will need to be versatile with solid execution skills with the ability to manage the process of embedding the operational risk framework and have experience in risk management functions or in performing risk assessments. Candidates will need to possess excellent interpersonal, communication, relationship and stakeholder management skills. Candidates with less experience will be considered for a Senior Associate level opportunity.

If you have the relevant background and experience please send an up-to-date copy of your CV to mwhitman@cornerstoneglobalpartners.com. Successful candidates will be contacted for further discussion. If you are not contacted your details may be retained for discussion about opportunities in the future.