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Operational and Enterprise Risk Management Officer (SM-AVP)

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Client Overview:

A multinational life insurance company.

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Job Description and Qualification:

  • Drive the risk control process on the operational and enterprise risk which include identification, measurement and mitigation / management of risks in collaboration with first line. 
  • Initiate strategic studies that establish the operational target and limits which align the risk to the Key Performance Indicators
  • Implement PCA / local Operational Risk and Enterprise Risk Management frameworks, policies and standards.
  • Contribute to the enhancement of risk management effectiveness aligned with the ERM maturity roadmap.
  • Engage the risk owners on the updated view of the operational risk in their respective areas and document in the management information reports for the management level risk committee.
  • Lead the establishment and implementation of the local Operational Risk Appetite framework. Monitor the risk exposure and ensure the organization is operating within the set risk appetite.
  • Drive the regular operational risk management exercise such as risk and control assessment, scenario analysis, annual risk identification / KRI / threshold review and continue improvement in the operational risk management process.
  • Provide operational risk oversight on risk based decision activities such as operations in relation to product implementation, investment operations, agency initiatives, new or changes in operating procedures/systems, etc.
  • Drive the Turnbull certification process and external attestation exercise.
  • Instill and embed the operational risk culture in the organization.
  • Lead the implementation of people management programs for his work unit, including work and performance management, continuous professional development, talent management and employee discipline

Compliance & Risk Management

  • Ensure that all compliance matters are identified and openly and honestly reported to the Line Manager and/or Compliance Officer in accordance with the reporting requirements operated within the work unit and the Company.
  • Ensure adherence of the work unit with all relevant statutory, compliance, risk management and audit standards and requirements in carrying out their functions.

Ideal candidate must be a college graduate with at least 5 years of experience in financial institutions or international accounting firms specifically in life insurance operations, compliance, audit, risk management and actuarial in leadership role.

Must have excellent communication and interpersonal and people management skills. Ability to understand and articulate complex operational issues in a clear and concise manner.  With strong analytical and problem solving skills.