Head of Financial Risk - Insurance

  • Negotiable
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Argyll Scott Hong Kong
  • 17 Dec 17 2017-12-17

A growing international insurance firm with a strong presence in the APAC region.

Key Responsibilities

Reporting to the Asia CRO, you will oversee market and liquidity risk in the region ensuring alignment with the firm-wide enterprise risk management framework and appropriate risk policies. Oversight of asset liability management activities ensuring alignment with strategic plans and firms risk appetite whilst making sure accounting, regulatory and economic perspectives are managed and solutions created where required. You will be responsible for the awareness and application of the risk framework to allow decision making, methodology alignment, scenario analysis and stress testing as well as supporting risk mitigation, measurement and reporting. Ensuring a strong liquidity risk oversight framework will be critical along with participating in global and divisional processes and initiatives in relation to M&A, capital management, product development, investment strategies etc . As a senior role, you will need to be an effective business partner to representing the region on the global asset liability committee and other key steering groups.

Key Requirements

To be considered you will be an FSA or equivalent with 10 plus years of experience in matters of increasing complexity and will need to demonstrate strong financial and business acumen. From a technical perspective, you will need an in depth understanding of life insurance products within the Asia markets, good knowledge of IFRS, CALM, asset liability management plus sound working knowledge of Asian capital market instruments and risk mitigation/hedging techniques. You will need to be a creative, solutions orientated individual with strong influencing, relationship and communication skills.

If you are interested in exploring this role further, please send your resume to

Nick Fenn at nfenn@argyllscott.com.hk or call directly on +852 3695 5955 for a confidential discussion.

Argyll Scott Asia is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.