Risk Manager

BNP Paribas
Singapore, Singapore
23 May 2023
22 Jun 2023
Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
In Asia Pacific, BNP Paribas is one of the best-positioned international financial institutions with an uninterrupted presence since 1860. Currently with over 18,000 employees* and a presence in 13 markets, BNP Paribas provides corporates, institutional and private investors with product and service solutions tailored to their specific needs. It offers a wide range of financial services covering corporate & institutional banking, wealth management, asset management, insurance, as well as retail banking and consumer financing through strategic partnerships.

Worldwide, BNP Paribas has a presence in 68 markets with more than 193,000 employees. It has key positions in its three main activities: Domestic Markets and International Financial Services (whose retail-banking networks and financial services are covered by Retail Banking & Services) and Corporate & Institutional Banking, which serves two client franchises: corporate clients and institutional investors. Asia Pacific is a key strategic region for BNP Paribas and it continues to develop its franchise in the region.
* excluding partnerships

At BNP Paribas, we passionately embrace diversity and are committed to fostering an inclusive workplace where all employees are valued, respected and can bring their authentic selves to work. We prohibit Discrimination and Harassment of any kind and our policies promote equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants, irrespective of, but not limited to their gender, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, ethnicity, race, colour, national origin, age, religion, social status, mental or physical disabilities, veteran status etc. As a global Bank, we truly believe that inclusion and diversity of our teams is key to our success in serving our clients and the communities we operate in.


Position Purpose

1. Establish Department as a keen business partner and play a contributory role to the Bank's business strategy.

2. Formulate and oversee the development of critical business risk related strategy/policies with a balanced orientation towards business growth, managed risk, efficiency, enhance productivity and quality service.

3. To identify, evaluate, monitor, report and control/mitigate risks and to properly document risk management strategies, policies and procedures


Candidate will assist the Head of Governance & Advisory, WM APAC Conduct and Control to ensure the existence of a risk-based, sustainable and efficient framework surrounding Operational and Business risks, in collaboration with the Business of WM in APAC. This role sits within the first line of defense (1 LoD).

Main Responsibilities:
1. Cross Border
  • Coordinate opinions / feedback from internal stakeholders (Compliance, Legal etc.) and external service providers/lawyers on cross border country manuals, topics and queries
  • Management of Cross-border Certification and access management to country manuals.
  • Preparation of monthly / quarterly reports to be presented in Cross-border Committee meeting - ensure that the report preparation process is efficient, data integrity is maintained and reports are issued on a timely basis
  • Lead and coordinate implementation and updates on relevant cross border related policies
  • Implementation and monitoring of controls and remediation plans
  • Provide advisory support to FO and relevant stakeholders related to cross border topics
2. Pre-trade Client Suitability Assessment for Private Equity Funds
  • Perform pre-trade Client Suitability Assessment for PE Funds.
  • Based on assessment, assist FO to carry out necessary actions for proper rectification with clients (E.g. mismatch handling).
3. Take on ad-hoc projects and initiatives as signed by Department Head including new product approvals and regulatory projects

Technical & Behavioral Competencies
  • Strong understanding of risk control framework and operational risk management
  • Ability to collaborate effectively
  • Ability to manage / facilitate a meeting, seminar, committee, training
  • Attention to details with good communication skills both written and orally.
Specific Qualifications (if required)
  • At least 7 years working experience in the Compliance/Control/ Risk area.
Other/Specific Qualifications (if required)
  • Ability to manage large set of data for analysis and performance indicators
  • Excellent in stakeholder management as this is a business advisory role which requires engagement with Market Heads and Senior Management