Associate Director, Strategic Risk

  • 35007
  • Life - Actuarial
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  • Hong Kong
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  • Oct 11, 2019
Insurance
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Provide risk oversight, challenge and analytical insights for the company and business units over all risk-taking activities, through consistent identification, measurement and application of financial risk metrics that are consistent with the company’s Risk Appetite and regulatory constraints.
  • Primary accountability for the development, maintenance, and monitoring of the company’s Risk Appetite Statement, principles and tolerances.
  • Lead the development and performance of business continuity analysis, business failure analysis and maintain a recovery plan for managing severe adverse situations.
  • Support and provide input to the SRM team for the successful implementation of the annual Own Risk and Solvency Assessment or its equivalence.
  • Develop to become a key contact for Group Finance and Group Strategy teams, with a focus on providing tangible guidance to the business and ensuring issues are fully identified and properly mitigated with appropriate action plans/closures.
  • Proactively steer strong awareness of key risks and emerging trends to both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Promote a strong risk culture environment.
  • Lead and participate in financial risk-related ad-hoc projects based on senior management requests or external developments.
  • Apply the company stress testing framework and economic capital framework to monitor the solvency and financial strength both on an actual and prospective basis.
  • Assist and provide insights to the team and wider Group Risk in implementing Insurance Authority’s Group-wide Supervision guidelines and requirements, including enhanced enterprise risk management standards and economic capital framework.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Master’s degree in Finance and/or related area. Fellow of a recognized Actuarial society is preferred.
  • 12+ years of insurance, investment or finance experience within a large scale financial services environment
  • Proven track record of initiating policy and control improvement and driving programs that enhance transparency, governance or control.
  • Expert analysis and decision-making skills.
  • Proactive, driven leader with the ability to operate effectively from the conceptual stage through to successful implementation.
  • Strong influencing and interpersonal relationship skills to build networks across the organization.
  • Excellent presentation skills, including developing clear and succinct presentation material.
  • Ability to communicate effectively up, down, and across the organization.
  • Ability to articulate complex information in a compelling and succinct manner.