Chief Risk Officer

Job title: Chief Risk Officer
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Salary: SGD15,000 - SGD20,000 per month
Reference: CA000418 (PRCWA-188172)
Contact name: Mohd Shahbaz Khan
Contact email:
Published: 5 days ago

Job description

​About our client

A leading digital banking entity headquartered in Singapore as one of the world's fastest-growing digital banks.

About the role

Their mission is to democratize financial services and revolutionize banking in the Philippines. They are seeking exceptional individuals for their Strategy & Proposition team who are aligned with their mission and share their vision of reinventing banking to create lasting opportunities for all.

Your responsibilities

  • Develop and execute an enterprise-wide risk management strategy aligned with business objectives, regulatory requirements, and industry best practices in digital banking.

  • Establish and maintain a robust risk governance framework, encompassing policies, procedures, and a Risk Appetite Statement to identify, measure, monitor, and control risks across all business domains.

  • Cultivate a risk-aware culture throughout the organization in collaboration with senior management and business unit heads, promoting proactive risk identification and mitigation.

  • Lead regular risk assessments and stress tests to proactively address emerging risks and assess their potential impact on financial performance, reputation, and operational integrity.

  • Direct the development and implementation of comprehensive risk management programs covering credit, market, liquidity, operational, and IT/cyber risks, ensuring effective mitigation controls.

  • Monitor industry trends, regulatory developments, technological advancements, and emerging risks in digital banking, providing updates and recommendations to senior management and the Board.

  • Collaborate closely with Compliance, Legal, and Finance departments to ensure adherence to laws, regulations, accounting standards, and internal policies related to risk management, data privacy, and customer protection.

  • Work alongside the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) to enhance cybersecurity measures and defend against potential threats.

  • Cultivate effective relationships with regulatory bodies, external auditors, and industry stakeholders, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and managing relationships during audits and inquiries.

  • Prepare comprehensive risk reports and presentations for senior management and the Board, articulating key risk assessment findings, trends, and recommended actions to strengthen risk management capabilities.

You will have

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, Risk Management, Business Administration, or a related field; master’s degree preferred.

  • Relevant certifications such as Certified Risk Professional (CRP), Financial Risk Manager (FRM), or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) are advantageous.

  • Extensive experience (typically 10+ years) in risk management, ideally within digital banking, online financial services, or FinTech.

  • Strong understanding of financial services, banking operations, and emerging technologies including AI, machine learning, cloud computing, blockchain, and data analytics.

  • Excellent strategic thinking and problem-solving abilities, with a track record of developing innovative risk management strategies.

  • Exceptional leadership and managerial skills, demonstrated in leading high-performing risk management teams.

  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to engage, collaborate, and influence stakeholders at all organizational levels.

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