Senior Business Risk Manager

  • Negotiable
  • Shanghai, Shanghai Shi, China
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Robert Walters China
  • 07 Jul 17

The company is a leading international bank with a great reputation in Asia Pacific. This is a brand new role to work closely with the business and front office stakeholders on business risk and operational risk activities. You will work directly with the Head of China and support on any relevant risk and regulatory topics.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that Business understands risk appetite using the Op Risk Matrix and applicable Business risk & control metrics
  • Influence and promote an operational risk culture which is forward-looking, risk-based and customer-focused
  • Write procedures, guidelines, create tools & FAQs and co-ordinate the updating of any supporting collateral (e.g. account opening forms, due diligence checklists etc.) for new/change of policy requirement
  • Train Front line on new policies (with support from Operations Manager as needed)
  • Provide guidance to the business to implement an (effective) first line monitoring framework (e.g. policies, thresholds, monitoring frequency, consequence management etc.)
  • Key contact for all other risk (credit, market etc.) and assurance (second of third Line) functions and assess key controls to ensure that controls remain effective, efficient and relevant

Key Requirements:

  • Degree qualification with at least five years' experience in corporate, institutional banking
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (Mandarin and English)
  • Relevant business, function experience, gained in risk management, operational risk, operations or control
  • Sound understanding of the approach to the management of operational risk, or equivalent experience gained in other organizations
  • Understanding of the regulatory landscape in China and having a problem solving mindset
  • Demonstrate sound judgment and the courage necessary to perform a control role while maintaining effective working relationships

About the organisation:

The company is a leading international bank with great reputation in Asia Pacific.