Chief Risk Officer - Life Insurance

Job Title: Chief Risk Officer - Life Insurance
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 44075_1600248181
Contact Name: Cardie Siu
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 16, 2020 17:23

Job Description

Our client is Well-known Life Insurace Company, currently looking for Chief Risk Officer ("CRO") to lead and oversee the Risk Department in Hong Kong to ensure effectiveness of both Financial and Non-Financial Risk within acceptable parameters, as defined by group policies standards.


  • Lead the Risk Department to maintain an effective risk management framework to identify, assess, manage, monitor and report all material risks
  • Adequate support of the Risk Committee and the CEO in meeting their responsibilities with respect to the protection of policyholders and the management of the risk profile of the company
  • Engagement with the regulator on a needs basis
  • Responsible for the overall management and execution of the risk management strategy and activities
  • Further development and implementation of effective Risk Reporting
  • With other key function holders, promote an appropriate risk culture at all levels of the Company
  • Risk reviews of material outsourcing, major initiatives and business development
  • Execute the Risk and Control Self-Assessment (RCSA) annual work plan
  • Timely escalation of any risk matters to management, within the ERM function and to the Board as needed.


  • Bachelor degree in Risk Management/ Actuarial Science/ Mathematics/ Quantitative Finance/ Finance and Accounting
  • At least 15 years of experience in risk management/ actuarial work in insurance/ financial industries/ advisory firms
  • Solid knowledge in Life Insurance products
  • Actuarial experience in insurance firms highly preferred
  • Technical skills in relation to the management and monitoring of both Financial and Non Financial Risk types
  • Strong people leadership, strategic and pragmatic mindset
  • Good command written and spoken in English and Chinese

Keywords: CRO/ Chief Risk Officer/ Insurance/ Life insurance/ Life insurer/ Hong Kong/ Actuarial/ Non financial risk/ Financial Risk/ Risk Management/ CEO/ Risk Committee/ ERM/ Hong Kong/ HK/ Risk

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