Risk Specialist - Business Risk - Governance & Policies (Associate/ Senior Associate) Risk Specialist - Business Risk - Governance &  …

Bank of Singapore
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 17 Jan 22
Bank of Singapore
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 17 Jan 22
Risk Specialist - Business Risk - Governance & Policies (Associate/ Senior Associate)
At Bank of Singapore, we are constantly on the lookout for exceptional individuals to join our team. We promote a culture of openness, teamwork and fairness. Most importantly, we invest in our people through our programmes that develop them on both professional and personal levels. Besides attractive remuneration packages, we offer non-financial benefits and opportunities to develop your potential within OCBC Group’s global network of subsidiaries and offices. If you have passion, drive and the will to succeed, rise to the challenge today!


The incumbent seeks to implement and/or enhance the Private Banking business risk and surveillance related projects, procedures, and processes. This is to ensure the bank is compliant with Private Banking Controls and Regulations, and at the same time achieve continuous improvement around business risk and surveillance processes.

In this role, your main duties and responsibilities will involve:

  • Provide support and facilitate the work of cross-functional team (e.g. Compliance and Risk Management) by understanding requirements and defining strategy to accomplish these objectives
  • Partners with related stakeholders (i.e.Front Office, Compliance, Risk Management, Operations and external consultants and vendors [as required]) to drive project plan and jointly deliver the multiple streams of work within scope, timeline and budget by prioritizing and managing assigned project resources and project risk and issues
  • Supports the business objectives of strategic growth, enhanced client experience, improved risk management and operational efficiency
  • Manages and communicates with key stakeholders on project status, key risks and issues.
  • Where technology enhancements are required, partners with Technology to take care of all aspects of the project with the support from the project team. These include business requirements gathering, business case finalization, user acceptance testing sign off, user change management/go-live activities (e.g. target operating model, communications and training).
  • Ensures that project deliverables achieve synergy with business processes, which includes re-defining business process and driving the Target Operating Model design, where applicable (requires partnership with cross-functional teams)



  • Minimum of 4 years of experience, with practical experience in Front Office processes enhancement and implementation of at least one business risk or surveillance related project for a private bank
  • Strong analytical and good knowledge of risk, regulatory, control and process design
  • Understand business flow and process, investigate and analyze issues with attention to details
  • Experience in agile and lean methodology is preferred
  • Willingness to learn and embrace challenges and changes
  • Excellent team and organizational leadership skills working with cross functional stakeholders
  • Experience managing and working confidently and collaboratively across functional teams
  • Good understanding of project management methodologies; demonstrated ability to plan, schedule and coordinate various streams within a project and manage cross-functional project teams to deliver on time and within budget; ability to identify and drive issues to a quick resolution while balancing the needs of the business, the customer and the team; demonstrated ability to successfully manage multiple concurrent streams through prioritization.
  • Proficiency in MS Excel Power Query / Access VBA or programming language is a plus
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