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Senior Business Risk Manager - 1st Line of Defense

Job Seekers Singapore Risk Management Financial Services - Banking

Job Summary

  • Singapore
  • Permanent
  • BBBH780040
  • Apr 16, 2021
  • Competitive
Job Description

A leading regional Bank in Singapore is looking to hire for a high-profile, 1st line of defense Risk Management role that comes with excellent business exposure and clear career progression

This exciting opportunity will be to provide insightful, high quality analysis, advice and guidance across all areas of first line risk management, tailored to senior stakeholder needs. It will need to work independently to provide quality support to the business activities and the COO to establish, maintain and evidence a strong control framework in the bank.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Works closely with specialist colleagues in COO, Business Risk, 2nd line Risk and Compliance and local Chief Risk Officer to ensure business heads have a clear view of risk profile and effectiveness of control environment
  • Identifies and assesses risks to ensure risk is well managed within the Bank's risk appetite
  • Maintains and executes a risk based control monitoring plan
  • Acts as a source of professional expertise to mitigate the potential for risk, and ensures systems and processes are fit for purpose
  • Implements, or manages the implementation of, processes to deliver Group policy - and oversight and assurance within business areas, agreeing remediation plans as necessary
  • Analyses and evaluates a range of information to produce insightful analysis, recommendations and advice to influence decisions in relevant areas of the business
  • Builds and maintains effective relationships with key stakeholders in both in Singapore and in the UK to maximise personal effectiveness
  • Plans and executes agreed risk management projects to achieve continuous improvement
  • Advises colleagues of good practice in own area of expertise to promote actions to mitigate and control risks

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Demonstrates a strong understanding of the Operational Risk Policy and Framework reinforcing the benefits and alignment between appetite and strategy
  • Has a sound understanding of both internal policy requirements as well as external regulatory requirements which impact their role, with an understanding of the broader regulatory context and awareness of regulations
  • Has a sound understanding of the Group's Financial Crime policy framework and a good understanding of the regulatory context and applicable legislation in respect of their functional specialism
  • Excellent communication skills and stakeholder management capabilities

If you are keen on the role please apply now or email Cain Yee -

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Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Cain Yee
Cain Yee
  • Manager
  • +65 6818 3177