AVP, Business and Operational Risk, Private Banking

Posted 23 April 2024
Salary HKD700000 - HKD800000 per annum
LocationHong Kong
Job type Permanent
Discipline Financial Services
ContactCathleen Chen

Job description

  • Leading Chinese Bank
  • Great Remuneration Package
  • Great Working Culture

company overview.
This leading Chinese Bank is looking for seasoned operational risk talent focusing on private banking to join them. You will be joining a team of 6. Great working culture and great remuneration package are provided.

job scope.
As the AVP, Operational Risk focusing on private banking in a leading Chinese Bank, your key responsibility will be to:
  • Act as first line of defense to advise the business regarding control matters: conduct transaction monitoring and business reviews to ensure compliance with both internal and external requirements; identify potential compliance or operational risks or breaches, and prepare comprehensive management reports, also provide recommendations to mitigate the identified risks effectively.
  • Conduct regular operational risk and control self assessment to identify potential risks and gaps in existing processes.
  • Assess product due diligence request raised by business
  • Monitor and analyze key risk indicators, operational risk incidents, and loss events to proactively address emerging risks and implement appropriate risk mitigation measures on the private banking business, thus monitor implementation status of action plan(s)
  • Work on regulatory survey(s); conduct annual risk and control assessment to ensure relevant risks are identified with proper control being laid down
  • Review policies & procedures, risk assessment materials submitted by various units and to analyze the compliance/operation risks in new businesses / products / systems
  • Conduct trade surveillance, daily report monitoring and other regular transaction and work flow monitoring to identify possible compliance/operational risks and provide recommendations to enhance control weaknesses
  • Work closely with business and second line of defense to implement regulatory and internal requirements on the private banking business, also stay updated on regulatory requirements, industry best practices, and emerging trends related to operational risk management in the private banking sector.
  • Develop and deliver training programs to enhance risk awareness and promote a strong risk culture within the organization.
  • Coordinate BCP; perform UAT for system changes
  • Assist on other ad hoc tasks as assigned.
  • Degree or above with major in Risk Management, Finance, Economics, Business Administration, Accounting or other related discipline.
  • Minimum 6 years’ experience in Operational Risk Management covering private banking sector 
  • Good analytical, time management and interpersonal skills, with ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Proficient in written, spoken English and Chinese
  • Familiar with HKMA / SFC regulatory requirements

If you believe you meet the above requirements and have the passion and drive to excel in this role, we invite you to submit your application. We apologies that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please click the 'Apply' button below or send through your most updated CV to cchen@captarpartners.com

Still considering? Contact Cathleen Chen on +852 3653 5247 for confidential discussion about it, we are always happy to help.