Business Risk Partner

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • UBS AG
  • 22 Sep 17
Hong Kong

Hong Kong

Job Type
Full Time

Your role
Are you a shrewd evaluator of risk? Do you know how make the right call in challenging situations? We're looking for someone like that who can:

• perform operational risk assessments for the Business Area (BA) Head (and accountable executives in the BA)
• perform location / legal entity coordination where front-to-back assessments are required
• challenge location operational risk assessments and appropriately taking action (or ensuring action is taken by the BA Head or accountable executives within the BA) on identified issues
• support the definition of the BA risk appetite statement (and challenging the relevant location risk appetite statements)
• identify, challenges, leads, contributes to and initiates dialogue / action on a broad range of operational risk related topics that affect the BA, not just within the BA, but across the organization
• be responsible for effective risk governance within the BA and the execution of dedicated risk governance forums
• act as a single point of entry for operational risk related projects / initiatives
• represent the BA to the broader risk support organization including prompt notification of all emerging operational risks / incidents to the WM Business Risk Services organization, as well as towards 2nd and 3rd line of defense and in other key projects and committees
• be responsible to lead and run an effective BA Business Risk Organization which supports the accountable executives within the BA.

About us
Expert advice. Wealth management. Investment banking. Asset management. Retail banking in Switzerland. And all the support functions. That's what we do. And we do it for private and institutional clients as well as corporations around the world.

We are about 60,000 employees in all major financial centers, in almost 900 offices and more than 50 countries. Do you want to be one of us?

Your team
You'll be working in the Wealth Management Asia Pacific (WM APAC) Operating Office. We provide the Wealth Management business in APAC with sound risk governance, by ensuring that key management meetings are properly run, and that management updates are provided in a timely and accurate way.

Your experience and skills
You have:
• a university degree
• extensive experience with general risk management, including regulatory management, regulatory control inspections, etc.
• strong senior stakeholder management skills (e.g., C-suite management)
• strong interpersonal / communication skills
• strong execution capabilities

You are:
• able to drive change

What we offer
Together. That's how we do things. We offer people around the world a supportive, challenging and diverse working environment. We value your passion and commitment, and reward your performance.

Take the next step
Are you truly collaborative? Succeeding at UBS means respecting, understanding and trusting colleagues and clients. Challenging others and being challenged in return. Being passionate about what you do. Driving yourself forward, always wanting to do things the right way. Does that sound like you? Then you have the right stuff to join us. Apply now.