Regional Operational Risk Management, Insurance Group

Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Banking & Financial Services
Salary: Discretionary Bonus
REF: BBBH223591_1540262039

Our client is an expanding International Insurance group undergoing significant growth in Asia in the recent years. As part of the Asia growth plan, an outstanding opportunity has arisen for an experienced Risk Management professional to join the regional office in Hong Kong to drive the Operational Risk Management function for the Asia region.

Reporting to the Regional Head of Risk Management, you will be a senior member of the Operational Risk Management (ORM) team, contributing to the maintenance of a sound regional ORM and ERM framework. You are responsible for developing and rolling out educational programs or activities to raise and maintain risk awareness within the region, improving the existing risk management processes, enhancing the risk identification processes, ensuring effective risk monitoring and reporting are in place as well as participating in regional risk management reviews. As part of a regional team, you will also provide guidance and support to the local country teams on risk management initiatives and implementation, assist in identifying gaps in the risk management processes and advise on effective controls. As this role is part of the wider company risk management function, you will have strong awareness of all types of risks associated with the business operations such as operational risk, enterprise risk, insurance risk, market risk, credit risk, liquidity risk, actuarial risk, etc.

To qualify, individuals must possess:

  • A university degree, ideally with relevant professional qualifications
  • Around 8 to 10 years relevant experience in Operational Risk Management, Enterprise Risk Management, Audit, Compliance and / or Controls related roles gained from Insurance sector ideally
  • Risk Management experience gained from specialist Risk Advisory practices within Professional Accounting / Consultancy firms servicing Insurance sector would also be considered
  • Candidates with Actuarial background would be highly advantageous
  • Insurance exposure is preferred whilst relevant ORM / ERM experience from Retail Banking, Wealth Management and / or Asset Management will also be considered
  • Asia experience is a MUST
  • Strong influencing and relationship building skills
  • Grading / Title would depend on jobholder's level of work experience
  • Excellent communication skills with fluency in English

Contact Chloe Yang on (852) 3103 4311 or quoting reference number AH 223591.
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