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Job Description

An exciting opportunity to join a COO team, managing 1st line risk and control across the whole of the investment and corporate bank.


  • Seeking a talented individual to join our team as a Risk and Control Manager for our Institutional Clients Group business in Japan.
  • In this role, you will be responsible for establishing and continuously enhancing a comprehensive risk and control program across the business platform in Japan, while working closely with businesses and control functions.
  • Additionally, you will provide support on various initiatives that require coordination, including simplifying and strengthening the organization in Japan to support enhanced controls and business growth.
  • As a member of the COO Office, your key responsibilities will include supporting the COO and partner with the business risk and control managers in Japan regarding operational risk and compliance risk management.
  • You will also help ensure that the control assessment process is functioning effectively, participate in business risk and control meetings, and support management of other risk frameworks (Reputation Risk, Strategic Risk, and Model Risk).
  • Your specific tasks may include maintaining the control checklist, coordinating changes in assessment unit structure with businesses/function owners, supporting preparation of Annual Risk Assessment, and participating in review sessions with businesses and functions.
  • This is a unique opportunity to work in a holistic role, managing 1st line risk across the whole organisation, working closely with senior management.

Required skills

  • To be successful in this role, you should have 3-5 years of relevant experience in the financial services industry, prior risk management or other control function experience, and familiarity with risk and controls (operational risk, compliance risk, or other risk management experience and familiarity with related assessment frameworks).
  • Additionally, you should have the ability to coordinate controls across the products and functions irrespective of reporting lines and earn the trust and confidence of, and to work closely with, key stakeholders and partners - both within and outside Japan.

Personal Attributes

  • You should also possess excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, and demonstrate clear and concise written and verbal communication skills.

About our client

A leading global investment and corporate bank with a strong business in Japan.


Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Steven Howden
Steven Howden