Operational Risk Manager - Asset Management / Fund Management **Based in Singapore**

  • 130,000 to 180,000 plus Benefits and Bonus
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Maxfield Search
  • 06 Oct 17 2017-10-06

A leading Global Fund Management Business requires an experienced Operational Risk Manager with a track record of successfully designing, implementing and embedding a business-wide Operational Risk Management frameworks. The ideal candidate will have previous experience working in a major asset management, fund management or investment banking institution. This role is based in Singapore and relocation assistance is provided.


  • 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  risk governance committees
  • Develop dashboards and data analytics capability to meet risk analysis and reporting needs


  • At least 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)