Director / Associate Director, Business Management

  • 37134
  • Life - Other
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  • Hong Kong
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  • Mar 31, 2020
Insurance
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Supporting the day-to-day Risk and Compliance operations and contribution to COO led initiatives to help develop capabilities, effectiveness and sustainability of Risk and Compliance operations by ensuring that it has robust controls in place and complies with relevant regulatory requirements.
  • Supporting the COO for Risk and Compliance on functional governance arrangements for Group Risk including: Controls on key Risk and Compliance activities; Functional objectives planning; Group Risk and Compliance Mandate; Assessment of Risk and Compliance culture; and Group-wide Risk and Compliance Function effectiveness review, including delivery of associated papers and updates on behalf of the COO to the Group Risk Committee.
  • Supporting COO in leading the planning and tracking activities related to project funding and annual budget management. Actively monitor and review to help optimise these components for the Risk and Compliance function.
  • Overseeing third-party/supplier arrangements for the Group-wide Risk and Compliance function.
  • Contributing to committee planning/co-ordination where necessary. e.g. committee effectiveness, annual risk and compliance activities planning, review of terms of references.
  • Providing support/input to regulatory requests.
  • Support HR and other people related processes such as succession planning, recruitment etc.
  • Leading and supporting the setup of new risk and compliance processes.
  • Co-ordinating business continuity planning inputs for the Risk and Compliance Function.
  • Liaising with Group-wide Internal Audit in audit planning, action/issue management for the Risk and Compliance function.
  • Collaborating on initiatives with the wider teams and providing support, including on deep dives/risk opinions where necessary, particularly in areas such as: credit risk; investment risk; operational risk, risk reporting and policy/governance.
  • Building strong collaborative relationships with BU Risk and Compliance teams and management.
  • Providing guidance, support and leadership to direct line reports, the wider COO team and Risk and Compliance teams where necessary.
  • Supporting activities relating to all Risk and Compliance change projects and assist the Risk and Compliance leadership team to manage and execute changes and enhancements to the Risk and Compliance function and framework.
  • Partner with key stakeholders to manage the associated risks and to deliver the benefits of key change projects.
  • Managing risk and compliance tools and services to best enable the Risk and Compliance function to achieve its goals whilst deriving process/cost efficiencies where possible.
  • Identifying opportunities to digitalise and automate risk and compliance processes to enable less manual and more sustainable processes for the global risk and compliance teams.
  • Managing the overall data strategy in relation to use of key asset data sources. Partnering with relevant SME teams to help deliver optimal solutions for risk reporting of asset exposures.
  • Identifying and promoting new ways of working through methods of communications, tools and technology for the Group-wide Risk and Compliance teams.
  • Providing support to the COO and key senior stakeholders to track progress with Risk and Compliance change programmes. Challenging and highlighting risks to projects and strategy.
  • Supporting the COO in operationalisation of all strategic changes, improving efficiency and effectiveness through collaboration and coordination with global Risk and Compliance teams and respective CRCOs.
  • Working with the COO to ensure that changing risk and compliance processes, controls, systems and team setups continue to meet regulatory expectations and mandate.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • 10+ years in Financial Services, ideally within an Insurance or Asset Manager.
  • Good understanding of the core components of a Global Risk Function and Framework.
  • Knowledge of the Capital and Regulatory landscape globally.
  • Good level of SME in a range of Risk areas such as operational risk, credit risk, Investment Risk and Risk Reporting would be advantageous.
  • Worked with Risk data, processes and controls in both 1st and/or 2nd line capacity.
  • Good knowledge of common Risk Platforms/Applications.
  • Managed teams to implement change within the Risk space.
  • CFA, ACA or Actuarial qualifications preferred but not required.
  • A results orientated Risk Manager with experience in an International financial services firm.
  • Ability to prioritise and manage multiple deliverables against tight timeframes.
  • Excellent written, presentational and verbal communication skills.
  • Good Senior stakeholder management experience.
  • Conceptual and strategic thinker with the ability and vision to see the big picture.
  • Ability to influence change and guide others.
  • Driven, dynamic and a self-starter - takes initiative to identify issues and co-ordinate resolution to benefit the broader function.
  • Team orientated; used to working in a large international business and with global teams.
  • Process orientated, problem solver and keen eye for detail.
  • Collaborative mind-set, being able to operate in an advisory capacity whilst seeking input from multiple stakeholders.