Head of Risk

Location Hong Kong
Job-type Full Time
Salary Negotiable
Reference APJC-482645_1612261628

Our client is a leading Insurance Group with a strong history across the Asia Pacific region in the General Insurance space. The firm is known for their well-established governance and risk management structure in the industry. As part of growth, a fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Risk Management professional to join the team in Hong Kong as Head of Risk.

The key responsibilities for this position are as follows:

·Assist Regional CRO in developing and building out the overall Risk Management framework for Hong Kong.
·Design, evaluate, develop and implement ERM policies, processes and procedures for Hong Kong as well as providing expertise on risk management advice.
·Work closely with stakeholders within the group and the various teams to ensure that potential risk issues are highlighted, mitigated and remediated appropriately.
·Prepare operational and technology risk management decks and participate in wider regional risk management meetings.
·Work closely with the local business country teams and units on implementing and compliance with group standards, risk framework and regulatory requirements, running and facilitating risk management trainings when required.
·Participate in service reviews of outsourcing service providers / third party vendors and ensure that risk issues are evaluated and resolved.
·Assist on ad-hoc request and regional projects from the enterprise risk management perspectives.
·Promote risk awareness and best practices across the local and regional teams.

Successful applicants will have the following skills and experience:

·Degree qualified ideally with relevant professional qualifications in risk management, audit, accountancy.
·Minimum 12 years relevant experience in Enterprise Risk Management, Operational Risk Management, Risk Assurance, Risk Advisory and / or Internal Control gained from the General Insurers.
·People management experience
·Strong regulatory knowledge of the insurance sector, ideally General Insurance.
·Outstanding writing skills with strong analytical skills.
·Excellent presentation and communication skills in English.

Interested individuals can click apply now or send through updated resume in WORD format to gary.wong@connectedgroup.com. For a more comprehensive list of current opportunities, please visit www.connectedgroup.com