Head of Operational Risk Management - Bank & Virtual Bank

Job Title: Head of Operational Risk Management - Bank & Virtual Bank
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 43973_1618232132
Contact Name: Cardie Siu
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 12, 2021 21:11

Job Description

Currently helping well known traditional retail & commercial bank and virtual bank looking for Operational Risk candidates for leading positions below:

(1) Department Head - Operational Risk Management (Banking Group)

  • To lead the whole department by identifying, assessing, monitoring, controlling and reporting operational risk via a risk-based approach and in accordance with the Bank's operational risk appetite and strategies and the Enterprise Risk Management framework
  • To be the Risk Controller and perform ongoing monitoring of the operational risk of the Bank Group to facilitate timely management decisions and actions where necessary
  • To develop specific action plans to address the key risk issues identified by the regulators, lead the department to work closely with risk owner

(2) Head of Operational Risk Management (Virtual Bank)

  • To implement operational risk policies, framework and processes to identify possible operational risk and provide relevant recommendations
  • To conduct Risk and Control Assessment to identify, assess, mitigate and monitor key operational risks and the level of internal controls.
  • To work closely with stakeholdes and provide professional advise on the new product approval
  • To monitor and report operational risk incidents and review the adequacy and effectiveness of the mitigating actions

(2) Section Head - Operational Risk - Policy & Governance Team (Banking Group)

  • To lead a team responsible for policy setting and assessment of the operational risk of the Bank Group
  • To initiate and conduct regulatory-driven and internal risk assessment as well as provide advice on operational risk to entitles of the bank
  • To develop the enterprise framework, policies and guidelines in relation to operational risk management


  • University graduate in Risk Management, Finance, Accounting, Statistics, Quantitative Analysis or related discipline
  • Department Head (Bank): Min. 15 - 20 years' experience in operational risk management with regional exposure and 10 years in a supervisory role
  • Section Head (Policy Team- Bank) /Head of Operational Risk (Virtual Bank): Min. 10 years' experience in operational risk management with 5 years' experience in a supervisory role
  • Good command of English and Chinese

Keywords : Retail Bank/ Commercial Bank/ Virtual Bank/ Hong Kong/ Operational Risk Management/ Team Head/ Department Head/ Policy Team/ 2lod/ Goverance/ Enterprise Risk Management/ Risk Controller

Click "Apply Now" to apply for this position or call Cardie Siu at +852 3180 4955 for a confidential discussion. All information collected will be kept in strict confidence and will be used for recruitment purpose only.