Head of Operational Risk, Asset Management

Job Title: Head of Operational Risk, Asset Management
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong
Salary: HKD$120,000-HKD$170,000
Reference: NN/HOOR/AM/HK
Contact Name: Niwas Nallasamy
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 26, 2020 21:20

Job Description

  • Global Fund Manager
  • Lean and high performing team
  • Broad Governance exposure

Our client is one of the leading fund managers with a strong APAC footprint. The Risk department is responsible for implementation of enterprise-wide non-financial risk management framework and promoting governance best practices. You will manage a lean high-performing team whilst managing Operational Risk initiatives across the globe.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop, implement and continuously update the enterprise risk management framework and the control environment
  • Conduct risk and control self-assessments (RCSAs) on a regular basis and advise on new product assessments
  • Educate and advise internal stakeholders on Risk Management policies and procedures; this includes organising risk workshops to raise risk awareness
  • Supervise staff and participate in significant change management initiatives
  • Collaborate with key business stakeholders (globally) on non-financial risk matters and assist with ad-hoc requests across the Group

Key Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance/ Accounting, Risk Management or related fields
  • At least 15 years of relevant Operational Risk Management experience within the Asset or Wealth Management business
  • Advantageous to have broad Enterprise Risk exposure across Operational Risk and Business Continuity Management
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Able to effectively influence senior business stakeholders to deliver the ORM framework

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