Chief Risk Officer (Financial services)

Job Title: Chief Risk Officer (Financial services)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong
Salary: HKD
Reference: NL/HK/CROFS
Contact Name: Nick Lambe
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 12, 2019 11:01

Job Description

  • Competitive salary package
  • Fast-growing financial institution
  • Great company culture and fast paced environment

A leading financial services company in Asia Pacific is looking for a Chief Risk Officer who will be responsible for the strengthening of risk culture via risk management operations, including overseeing company’s risk identification and mitigation activities – which involve financial auditing, fraud prevention, disaster recovery planning, and input of regulatory compliance data.


Key Responsibilities

  • Supervise risk, legal and compliance departments to ensure the risk control process and structure are effective and up to date according to the regulatory requirements
  • Develop risk maps and strategic action plans to mitigate the company's primary threats
  • Monitor the progress of the plans
  • Carry out risk analysis and progress reports and present the evaluation to board members and other stakeholders
  • Identify possible operational risk including employee errors and system failures, and initiate strategic plans against these risks
  • Collaborate with stakeholders for understanding of the products, systems and process
  • Quantify the amount of risk the company should take on
  • Control the funding and budgeting of the strategic plans
  • Recruit and train your team


Key Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Risk Management or related fields
  • Minimum 15 years of experience in risk management
  • Experience in retail banking credit and strategy risk
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (English and Mandarin)
  • Knowledge of the HKMA regulatory guidelines
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