Risk Officer Risk Officer …

Non-disclosed
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 25 Nov 21
Competitive
Non-disclosed
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 25 Nov 21
Competitive
Looking for a well-rounded Operational Risk Officer for an established Asset Management firm.

Job Summary:

The Risk Officer is responsible for the development and maintenance of the risk management framework, risk policies and procedures, risk management tools and systems to assess, evaluate and monitor risks (including investment risk) faced by the Company. The officer conducts independent risk analysis, oversees and reports significant risks and assist/advice the business in conducting relevant risk assessments. This role is to provide and undertake risk management oversight identified within the business and will report to the Chief Risk Officer.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Analysing material sources of risks, providing forward looking risks expertise to business and senior management
  • Form relationships with business area heads to keep informed of changes and business developments
  • Identify material sources of risk in new projects and ensure appropriate mitigation of risks and appropriate risk assessments are performed
  • Oversight of the risk management framework and ensuring adherence of the components within
  • Involvement in the New Product and New Client risk assessment process, review and challenge the assessment results and mitigation proposed/undertaken where appropriate
  • Represent Risk in attending various Committee meetings
  • Carry out risk based deep dive reviews based on requests from senior management
  • Develop and maintain risk policies and procedures
  • Escalate material issues rapidly to the Chief Risk Officer
  • Provide BCP oversight to ensure the BCM program is embedded successfully
  • Manage risks associated with Outsourcing
  • Conduct Trading Surveillance and Investment Guidelines Monitoring
  • Conduct Broker Evaluation

 

Essential Skills:

  • 3 - 5 years of experience with knowledge of the Asset Management industry and at least 3 years spent within a risk team / function
  • Thorough knowledge of risk management techniques
  • Candidates with additional knowledge of technology risk and investment risk management will be considered favourably
  • An ability to engage effectively with people of different seniority
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • An ability to understand what the key issues are and to investigate / resolve / escalate them as appropriate
  • Self-motivated and proactive, can work independently as well as work cohesively with other stakeholders
  • Ability to think strategically and handle time pressure
  • Graduate level education in an appropriate discipline

 

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