head of market risk - ed level in Central and Western District

rouella jose landicho, randstad hong kong
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HK$ 1,600,000 - HK$ 2,000,000 per year

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central and western district
banking & financial services
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working hours
HK$ 1,600,000 - HK$ 2,000,000 per year
12 years
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rouella jose landicho, randstad hong kong
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about the company

Our client is an expanding bank with a strong presence in Asia and Greater China. about the team
  • You will manage a team of over 10 experienced risk managers
  • Dynamic work environment

about the role
  • Direct the effective identification, assessment, management, monitoring and mitigation of market risk and liquidity risk across all businesses and products
  • Responsible for protecting the bank through appropriate market risk management discipline; ensuring market risks are captured, understood and clearly communicated to key internal and external stakeholders as required
  • Protect the Bank revenues from losses due to market risk exposures from all market risk activities undertaken in the region which are either misreported or inappropriate to market conditions
  • Responsible for enabling the Global Markets through supporting sustainable growth aspirations and the achievement of strategic goals, acting as the key point of contact on all market risk matters
  • Lead the implementation of the market risk policies and manage risk activity
  • Oversee the implementation and ongoing effectiveness of market risk management and associated procedures and controls, including the assessment of vulnerabilities through stress-testing and scenario analysis
  • Oversee the business overall market risk exposure, providing judgment, challenge and analysis of risk and reward, ensuring exposures are managed in a consistent and systematic way in accordance with the parameters set by the business’s risk appetite framework
  • Proactively identify, assess and provide a forward looking view on top and emerging risks and issues, developing mitigating strategies where necessary
  • Oversee implementation of market risk related projects and the overall Risk transformation agenda in relation to market risk
skills & experiences required
  • Undergraduate or post-graduate degree in Business Administration, Finance or a related field
  • Able to work across all levels of the organisation to understand cross-functional linkages and interdependencies, as well as the implications of risk at both a strategic level and at the business unit level
  • Solid experience in developing a high level of professional competence which helps to determine risk based solutions
  • Strong understanding of the regulatory environment, and able to understand and interpret complex business requirements
  • Knowledge of the Risk Governance, Risk Management Framework, Risk Policies and Risk Control Framework, including a broad understanding across the all risk types
  • Able to prioritise competing demands and assess Risk trends
  • Able to develop, retain talent and build an effective team
  • Prior experience in Global Markets business or traded risk management team
  • Familiar with financial derivatives and Global Markets products, deep knowledge in market risk and liquidity exposure measurement principles
  • Able to work under pressure and tight time-lines
  • Excellent communication in both written and spoken English and Chinese
To apply online, please click on the link. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion please contact Rouella Landicho on + 852 2232 3479 or email: rouella.landicho@randstad.com.hk


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FRM or CFA qualified - ideal


Head of Market Risk - ED level

educational requirements

Master's Degree