[CLOSED] [HONG KONG] Head of Operational Risk | Options Group
Head of Operational Risk

[CLOSED] [HONG KONG] Head of Operational Risk

Our client, an internationally acting commodity trading firm in Hong Kong, is looking for an individual to establish the local OpRisk function as the Head of Operational Risk. The successful individual will be in charge of building the OpRisk framework for the firm from scratch. For the beginning, this is a standalone role with the perspective to hire additional staff in the mid-term.

The role will include:
•Identification of business risks the firm is exposed to
•Develop the firm’s operational risk framework, conduct trainings and raise awareness for the whole topic
•Develop and conduct risk scenario analyses regarding operational risk events and create related trend analyses
•Ensure detailed review of occurring events
•Ensure consideration of probable risks arising from new business activities
•Constant monitoring of business drivers, regulatory requirements for the financial industry and assessment of applicability to the commodity trading business
•Interaction with internal (senior management) and external stakeholders
•Direct reporting line to Chief Risk Officer

The position’s requirements:
•Relevant experience in a financial institution focusing either on OpRisk
•Ability to liaise with Senior Management level
•Experience in building OpRisk frameworks is an absolute plus
•Having worked in an international environment might be preferable as well

If you are interested in that position let’s schedule a call or a meeting. Should you have a current CV, you are more than welcome to send it to me, so I can prepare for our conversation.

Patrick Schäffner
Options Group (Germany) GmbH
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Über Patrick Schaeffner

Patrick Schäffner ist zuständig für den Bereich Risk Management & Compliance im Frankfurter Büro der Options Group. Zuvor war er bereits erfolgreich bei einer Personalberatung tätig und hat Finanzinstitute, Advisory Boutiquen sowie Industriekunden aus dem DAX beraten. Herr Schäffner hat Moderne Chinastudien sowie Betriebswirtschaftslehre an der Universität zu Köln sowie in Dalian (China) studiert. Im Jahr 2019 beendete er mit Auszeichnung ein MBA-Studium, das seine Kenntnisse in sämtlichen Aspekten des Risikomanagements, Strategie und Management vertiefte.   Bei der Options Group betreut Herr Schäffner internationale Banken, Vermögensverwalter, Hedge Funds sowie Versicherer in Europa und Asien bzgl. deren strategischen Recruitings in Risk und Compliance. Er vertraut dabei auf einen strukturierten und informations-basierten Ansatz, der ihn und die Options Group positiv von anderen Beratungen unterscheidet.   Seine Freizeit verbringt er mit Wandern, Surfen und Fitness.

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