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Head of Operational Risk

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Client Overview:

A multinational financial services company.

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Job Description and Qualification:

The Head of Operational Risk will be overall accountable over risk assessment of all non-financial risks. This role will deliver accurate and quality results in a timely manner and in compliance with regulatory requirement and the Group’s operational risk control framework.

He/she will be responsible for providing strategic insights to CRO, Head of Risk and the Head of Compliance as well as assessing operational risks affecting the BUs.

Adopt the Group’s RMF’s risk policy architecture and risk governance structure related to Operational and Project Risks and submit weekly report / dashboard to Head of Risk of all risk and compliance activities.

Proactively engage with business and provide advice / guidance to lessen key risk and compliance and reputational issue. Strengthen risk and compliance engagement with PD to educate and increase awareness of regulatory developments and ethics / compliance risks.

The ideal candidate must be a Bachelor’s degree holder in Accounting, Finance, Law or Business with over 8 years of solid work experience in the financial industry handling risk and compliance and/or controls, preferably in the insurance industry.

Has in-depth understanding of the Insurance business preferred and, in lieu of insurance, financial services.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and self-motivated.

Excellent written and spoken communication skills.

Independent and be able to work under pressure

Organize, analytical with good level of strategic and tactical knowledge

Possess strong leadership, coaching and influencing skills; business acumen; problem solving skills

Good understanding of process management, internal controls and risk management

High level of integrity and take ownership and accountability of results