VP, Operational Risk Manager, Risk Management Group

DBS Bank Limited
Singapore, Singapore
15 Mar 2023
29 Mar 2023
Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Business Function

Risk Management Group works closely with our business partners to manage the bank's risk exposure by balancing its objective to maximise returns against an acceptable risk profile. We partner with origination teams to provide financing, investments and hedging opportunities to our customers. To manage risk effectively and run a successful business, we invest significantly in our people and infrastructure.

Job Purpose

Enabling businesses by transforming operational risk management, embedding risk culture and providing data-driven insights to manage risk in a sustainable way

Key Accountabilities

As an Operational Risk Manager, you will be accountable for providing objective review and challenge to the business units and support units to ensure operational risk is adequately and effectively managed in the units.

Job Duties & responsibilities

You will be assigned to work with specific lines of business and operations units to:
  1. Provide advice, objective review and challenge so that key operational risks are adequately and effectively identified, assessed and managed in the business-as-usual activities and in new initiatives, products and processes
  2. Conduct independent assessment and monitoring of operational risk by reviewing operational risk metrics (risk events, risk & control self-assessment results, key risk indicators, etc), and assessing if there are systemic/thematic risk concerns that warrant deeper analysis and escalation to senior management
  3. Conduct thematic risk reviews to identify major areas of risks and control improvements
  4. Develop and maintain operational risk polices and mitigation programmes
  5. Develop and implement initiatives to enhance bank-wide risk culture, such as training programme and communication/awareness activities |

  • At least 5 years of working experience in banks or financial institutions, with good knowledge of banking products and processes
  • Aptitude and experience in risk and control related roles in first, second or third lines of defence and familiar with operational risk management concepts and tools |
Education / Preferred Qualifications

University degree or equivalent, with major study in finance, accountancy, business and/or technology

Core Competencies
  1. Passionate and keen interest in subject matter of operational risk management and risk culture
  2. Positive attitude to change, constantly looking for better ways to get things done and to challenge status quo
  3. Self-driven and able to balance creative and pragmatic approaches
  4. Strong communication and facilitation skills; able to work with and influence stakeholders at all levels |

Technical Competencies
  1. Good knowledge of operational risk, banking products and processes
  2. Strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities with affinity to using data to solve problems |

Work Relationship

An analytical thinker with good risk sense, and a team player who can persuade/influence others to achieve the operational risk management objectives

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We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and the professional advantages of a dynamic environment that supports your development and recognises your achievements.
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