src=9396587;type=ctpma0;cat=china0;dc_lat=;dc_rdid=;tag_for_child_directed_treatment=;tfua=;npa=;ord=1? Section Head of Compliance and Operational Risk






Job Description:

·      Reporting to the Head of Risk and Compliance, the candidate will be responsible to oversee operational and technology risk management and recommend relevant risk management strategies, and providing support and advice to business functions in accordance with the Company’s Compliance framework


Operational and Technology Risk Management

·      Establish and maintain the Operational Risk Management, Outsourcing, Business Continuity Management, Technology Risk Management framework

·      Acts as the 2nd Line of Defense

·      Responsible for the effective handling of Operational and IT Incidents in accordance with established requirements

·      Responsible for the company-wide Risk Control Self-Assessment

·      Build relationships with IT and Information Security functions to manage emerging technology risks and perform oversight on the business in driving effectiveness of their technology risk management activities

·      Ensure effective review of risk controls and advisory on the adequacy of remediation activities

·      Responsible for the effective establishment of Operational and TRM risk metrics, reporting on Operational and TRM risk monitoring and remediation for Board and Management

·      Responsible for the quarterly risk assessments by liaising with departments


·    Maintain the Regulatory Register, and ensure clear communication of local and group regulatory requirements and responsibilities with first-line functions

·    Coordinate with first-line functions to amend existing procedures to incorporate any relevant and new regulatory requirement

·    Responsible for the internal control framework by liaising with relevant functions/departments to conduct reviews as 2nd Line of Defense to assess the adequacy and effectiveness of relevant key controls in the scoped processes

·    Provide compliance advice to new business initiatives and projects

·    Report relevant regulatory and internal controls’ updates to Senior Management

Support on any regulatory inspection, external and internal audits on Operational Risk, Technology Risk, and Compliance topics



·    Possess a bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, or other related discipline

·    At least 8 years of operational risk, and compliance experience in the insurance industry

·    Have working experience dealing with technology governance-related function such as IT Security, IT Audit, or Technology Risk

·    Good working knowledge of Risk Management framework, information security principles, best practices and operational risk, technology regulatory framework

·    Certification in Risk Management, CIA, CRISC, CISA, CISM and/or CISSP or equivalent will be advantageous

·    Good working knowledge of MAS, PDPA, FAA and other local regulations applicable to insurance companies

·    Experience in leading and motivating teams, including proven ability to manage and deliver through others

·    Good interpersonal and communication skills

·    Proactive and positive attitude

·    Have good organization skill and have a keen eye on details

·    Able to embrace work challenge and work under pressure

·    Bilingual in English and Chinese (to be able to communicate effectively with English and Chinese speaking associates regarding assigned tasks)

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