Operational Risk Manager, North Asia

Schroder Investment Management (Hong Kong) Ltd
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
May 30, 2019
Jun 18, 2019
Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
As the Operational Risk Manager at Schroders, you will provide and undertake risk management oversight identified within the business for North Asia (Hong Kong, China and Taiwan). You will report to the Regional Head of Risk Asia Pacific who is based in Singapore. The APAC risk team consists of an Investment risk team and Operational risk team.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Analysing material sources of operational risk across the region, providing forward looking operational risk expertise to business and senior management
  • Form relationships with business area heads to keep informed of changes and business developments
  • Production of suitable operational risk MI including Key Risk Indicators
  • Identify material sources of risk in new projects and ensure appropriate mitigation of risks and appropriate operational risk assessments are performed
  • Oversight of the operational risk framework and ensuring adherence of the components within by L1 (including providing the assistance/advice in carrying out the tasks and maintenance of required information in Archer) such as:

- RCAs

- Operational Risk Events

- Issues and Actions
  • Involvement in New Product and New Client risk assessment process, review and challenge the assessment results and mitigation proposed/undertaken where appropriate
  • Represent Risk in attending various Local and Regional Committee meetings and project steering committee/working groups
  • Carry out risk based deep dive reviews based on requests from senior management
  • Work with the London Enterprise risk team to ensure key policies and frameworks are adhered to in the region
  • Develop and maintain local risk policies and procedures for the regional business activities
  • Escalate material issues rapidly to the Regional head of Risk Asia Pacific
  • Undertake risk management oversight of locally managed products
  • Provide BCP oversight locally, supporting the global head BCP and working with the local BCP coordinator to ensure the BCM program is embedded successfully

To be successful in this role you should possess the following requisites:
  • Degree graduate with at least 10 years of relevant operational risk experience within a financial institution
  • Prior work experience in an asset management industry is highly preferred
  • CFA or FRM certified is a good to have
  • Ability to converse in Mandarin as this role would require you to speak to Chinese business stakeholders
  • Passionate about analysing issues, risk gaps and coming up with solutions and process improvements
  • Enjoys interacting with senior stakeholders
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaborating with his regional counterparts.

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