The Director – Investment Risk will be responsible for raising awareness and increasing understanding of the investment risk profile (market, liquidity and counterparty risks) across the Asia portfolios, converting outputs from risk analytics solutions into meaningful insight/analysis, enabling independent review and effective challenge of the risks taken across the suite of investment products. The incumbent will support the Chief Risk Officer developing regional risk reporting/monitoring requirements for all investment risks across Asia and will participate in large scale projects aiming to service the data and infrastructure build for Investment Risk Oversight, articulating the risk data requirements needed for the Asia portfolios. The jobholder will be required to stay abreast of upcoming regulations in Asia relevant to investment risk, and drive risk management responsibilities within developed action plans to satisfy required investment risk processes/reports ahead of deadlines.
The successful candidate will have at least 8 years’ experience and will have a university degree in Finance/Statistics/Mathematics/Computer Science ideally having also gained professional qualifications such as FRM/CFA/PRM. Applicants are required to have prior experience with third-party risk analytics solutions, knowledge of programming language enabling statistical computing, database structure & management and data visualization tools. Candidates will have data transformation & manipulation experience, strong analytical skills and excellent verbal and written communication skills.