APAC Technology Risk Lead, SVP

  • Competitive
  • Singapore Singapore Singapore SG
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan McKinley Singapore
  • 18 Jul 18 2018-07-18

APAC Technology Risk Lead, SVP


This role sits within the company's Retail/Digital banking technology group. The risk lead is responsible for managing a portfolio of risk management programs supporting the APAC and EMEA regions. This role is part of the team managing the business risk profile - identification, management and mitigation including day-to-day, in business activity across the APAC/EMEA regions. The role will also support compliance to the bank's internal policies, processes, and controls and compliance to external regulation while proactively evaluating the existing control environment for enhancement opportunities.


  • Manages Audit/Regulatory engagements including coordination, communications, and required actions with management committees, internal auditors, external auditors, regulators and other internal stakeholders as appropriate. Manages audit activities and supports the business during audits in ensuring the appropriate risks are reported and actions rectify the risks
  • Applies in-depth level of expertise in consumer banking systems and technology processes and leverages this knowledge to provide advice and work with partners to drive proactive engagement / forward looking risk management on highest risk priorities in an effective and efficient manner.
  • Builds strong relationships with first, second and third line of defense for identifying and managing risks for Consumer Business
  • Identifies key risk indicators and works with the business on development and challenges business to ensure the correct measures are implemented
  • Leads and performs risk assessments to deep dive into processes, risks and controls
  • Promotes the professional development of self and others in the team. Proactive in sharing among team and takes opportunity to coach junior staff
  • Proposes innovative and pragmatic solutions for risk and control issues with stakeholders

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent. Related certifications (CISA, CISSP, CIA, CPA, ACA, CFA or similar) are a plus
  • Experience in business, functional and/or people management, with proven abilities in taking responsibility for executing concurrently on a portfolio of high quality deliverables to stakeholders according to strict timetables
  • Specific subject matter expertise regarding technology application control disciplines and a solid business understanding of consumer banking systems, digital channels and products as well as technology processes relating to development and support of these types of systems
  • Demonstrable knowledge of technology and consumer banking related regulations across multiple countries in Asia Pacific and EMEA
  • Demonstrates managing integrated internal audit and assurance delivery within a matrix reporting environment
  • Demonstrable knowledge of deploying risk assessment techniques using data analytics
  • Strong interpersonal skills for interfacing with all levels of stakeholder management

Morgan McKinley Pte Ltd

EA License No.: 11C5502

Registration No.: R1657640

Registration Name: Wong Zi Yuan