Head of Risk Management Head of Risk Management …

Profile Search & Selection Hong Kong
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 25 Nov 20
Bonus
Profile Search & Selection Hong Kong
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 25 Nov 20
Bonus
Profile Search & Selection Hong Kong
Our client is global boutique investment bank who is looking for an experience risk professional to manage the Asia Pacific Risk team, covering market, credit and operational risk for global markets.

The primary responsibility is to over see the trading portfolios in Asia, working closely with BAU risk, Risk Managers and risk analytics.

Key Responsibilities & Activities:

The main accountabilities of this role will be:

  • Responsible for the risk management of all risks borne by the trading desks in Asia/Pacific in accordance with risk policies & procedures
  • To ensure that risks arising from the relevant trading portfolios are identified, understood, captured, reported, escalated as required and managed within risk appetite
  • To advise management in the definition and refinement of an appropriate risk control framework, including the ongoing review and improvement of the risk appetite framework, as well as the Firm's approach to stress testing and scenario definition
  • To manage and provide guidance to the other member of the Asia risk team

Person Specification

  • Strong quantitative academic background with at least a postgraduate degree in mathematics or similar
  • Market facing experience in Equity and Fixed Income market risk management
  • In depth knowledge of equity & fixed income trading products and markets, including equity cash and convertibles, electronic trading, Asia corporate credit and interest rate derivatives
  • Solid understanding of market risk measurement methodologies (sensitivities, VaR and stress testing)
  • Experience of new product/business development due diligence and related testing
  • Knowledge of local regulatory environments
  • Experience of performing due diligence on trades (pre-approvals)
  • Experience of managing and developing risk appetite/limits
  • Experience of RiskMetrics and Murex beneficial
Company Overview

Profile Search & Selection is Asia’s leading search & selection firm, providing collaborative solutions to financial services, commercial and professional services clients.

Across our offices in Hong Kong, Singapore, Shanghai and Beijing, we provide access to a longstanding network throughout Asia, bolstered by a team of consultants and in-house researchers with specialist expertise at the sector and functional level. From market intelligence to executive search, we use robust tools to find and secure the right leaders for your organisation, and offer key market insights to inform your talent strategy.

In February 2020, Profile joined forces with WilsonHCG, an award-winning, global leader in total talent solutions. With a global presence spanning 65+ countries and six continents, WilsonHCG provides a full suite of configurable talent services, including recruitment process outsourcing (RPO), executive search, contingent talent solutions and technology advisory. 

By expanding our presence, we can not only better serve our clients at a local level throughout Asia, but also across North America, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Together, we provide our clients access to a single provider with capabilities across the globe.

Let us help you take the next step in your career. Click here to learn more: www.profileasia.com

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