Head of Non-Financial Risk Management

  • Not Specified
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • FWD
  • 17 Jan 18 2018-01-17

FWD spans Hong Kong & Macau, Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore and Vietnam, offering life insurance across its markets. In Hong Kong, FWD also provides general insurance, employee benefits, pension and financial planning services. FWD’s strategic focus is to leverage technology to create fresh customer

FWD spans Hong Kong & Macau, Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore and Vietnam, offering life insurance across its markets. In Hong Kong, FWD also provides general insurance, employee benefits, pension and financial planning services. FWD’s strategic focus is to leverage technology to create fresh customer experience, deliver easy-to-understand products, and achieve its vision to become the leading pan-Asian life insurer that changes the way people feel about insurance.

FWD is the insurance business arm of investment group, Pacific Century Group. The life insurance and general insurance operating entities of FWD Hong Kong have been assigned strong financial strength ratings by international rating agencies. While FWD Life Insurance Company (Bermuda) Limited has been affirmed ‘A3’ by Moody's and ‘A’ by Fitch, FWD General Insurance Company Limited has also received ‘A’ rating from Fitch, all with a stable outlook.

In Hong Kong & Macau, FWD has been providing quality services to around 487,000 customers with over 600+ staff.

If you are looking for a company where can fuel your inspiration and cultivate your expertise, join us on our exciting journey.

The Job

  • Manage and run non-financial risk functions including Corporate Security and Investigation (CSI), Information Risk Management (IRM) and Operational Risk Management (ORM)
  • Develop and enhance the non-financial risk functions (NFR) includes setting up the NFR methodology, developing the CSI, IRM and ORM team
  • Liaise with other risk functions, Compliance and Financial Risks, to deliver the objectives of Risk Management Department
  • Build the Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) framework for the company, including Key Risk Register, certification, Risk Control Self Assessment
  • Support 1st line to understand and mitigate non-financial risks, manage conduct risk
  • Promote the risk culture and awareness in the company
  • Support risk reporting and prepare materials for risk committee

The Person

  • Good understanding of principles of risk management practice and / or related methodologies
  • Degree holder with more than 15 years working experience in risk, audit or compliance areas of financial services industry
  • Wide and deep knowledge of controls processes in insurance company acquired in internal or external audit, compliance or risk functions would be a plus.
  • Knowledge/understanding of investigation process
  • Good understanding of the local regulatory, cultural and operations issues. Familiarity with local regulatory framework and legal documentation / language a plus.
  • Excellent communication & writing skills. Fluent in English (written and spoken) and local language skill is mandatory.
  • Ability to present complex issues and concepts to senior management a must.

We offer 5-day work, 20-22 days annual leaves, excellent learning & development opportunities and an attractive package to the right candidate.

Information collected will be treated in strict confidence and used solely for recruitment purpose. The company will retain all applications no longer than 24 months of which will be destroyed thereafter. When there are vacancies in any of our subsidiaries, holding companies, associated or affiliated companies of, or companies controlled by, or under common control with the Company during that period, we may transfer your application to them for consideration of employment. We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, disability or family status in employment process.