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_1598705704
Contact Name: Cardie Siu
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 16, 2020 17:26

Job Description

Currently helping well known traditional banks and virtual banks looking for senior operational risk candidates for leading positions below:

(1) Department Head - Operational Risk Management (Bank 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) Section Head - Policy & Governance Team (Bank 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

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

  • To set up and on going review risk management policies and procedures
  • To conduct Risk and Control Assessment to identify, assess, mitigate and monitor key operational risks and the level of internal controls.
  • To monitor and report operational risk incidents and review the adequacy and effectiveness of the mitigating actions


  • 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, Putonghua preferable

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.