VP, Operational Risk - FinTech - Singapore

  • up to SGD 150,000 per annum
  • Singapore Singapore Singapore SG
  • Permanent, Full time
  • PeopleSearch
  • 25 May 18 2018-05-25

An ambitious FinTech firm with established operations around the globe is currently looking for an experience Operational and Technology Risk professional to strengthen their risk and control functions in Singapore. Joining a team of seasoned professionals, you will be responsible for designing the corporate operational risk management framework and driving the implementation of the corporate-wide operational risk management program. You will also be responsible for the independent assessment, measurement, monitoring and reporting of the corporate-wide compliance, operational and technology risk profiles. In return, you will enjoy an attractive total remuneration of up to S$150,000.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Recommend corporate-wide operational risk policies and ensuring the consistent interpretation and implementation of these policies
  • Design training programs to promote and sustain a culture of risk awareness
  • Drive the corporate-wide operational risk self-assessment exercise to identify and address control weaknesses and/or gaps
  • Participate in new product assessments and ensure that operational risk considerations have been adequately assessed
  • Monitor and report on the corporate-wide operational risk profile to senior management and the company's risk governance committees
  • Develop dashboards and data analytics capability to meet risk analysis and reporting needs

You are required to have:

  • At least 8-10 years of relevant working experience in the finance industry
  • A good Degree in Finance, Business, Accountancy or related fields of study
  • Strong analytical skills, sound knowledge of operational risk tools and best practices as well as good understanding of operational processes, risks and controls in the public markets industry
  • Additional qualifications such as CFA, FRM and CPA will be favourably considered
  • As the role requires you to work closely with line departments, you would need to demonstrate excellent people leadership skills in maintaining good business relationships within the business units and across the corporation
  • Strong abilities in embracing change, communicating the need for change, and applying forward thinking in initiating process improvements and transformation
  • Strong organizational and project management skills 
  • Proficiency or aptitude in adopting data analytics, visualization or programming skills is an advantage (e.g. Tableau, SQL, Python)

Interested candidates kindly forward your CV to sewei@pplesearch.com (Ng Se Wei, Reg No.: R1110161).


All information will be kept strictly confidential. We regret to inform that only successful applicants will be contacted.


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