VP, Group Risk

About this role:

The VP of Group Risk is accountable for the assessment, management and mitigation of significant risks, and related opportunities in Mainland China, Hong Kong’s consumer finance unit and from the Group level. The high calibre talent will support the Group CRO in the Company’s risk management operations, including managing, identifying, evaluating, reporting and overseeing the Company’s credit and operational risks.

What you’ll do and what success looks like in this role:

  • To formulate the Group’s risk policies based on the Group and Businesses Units Risk Appetite statement and ensure the risk tolerances/loss norm is met
  • To implement and oversee the strategy and infrastructure for the identification, assessment, management and control of risk across China & Hong Kong Consumer Finance unit
  • To oversee operational and other matters with particular emphasis on credit risk, like credit approval and collections
  • To lead review independently on credit performance of portfolio, construct and review credit analysis conducted and provide feedback to improve credit performance
  • To supervise risk management tools development (e.g. Third Party Data Source Usage) to enhance the big-data infrastructure of the Company
  • To provide specialist support and advice to the appropriate business units for improving the risk assessment and risk management framework across the Company

What is required and what we’re looking for:

  • University degree holder or above in Business Administration, Finance, Risk Management, Statistics or other related disciplines
  • 10+ years’ experience in risk policy, analytics and/or credit operation
  • Knowledge of credit analysis and credit management
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skill and interpersonal skill
  • Able to work in a fast-paced team environment; can deliver under considerable time pressure with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Proficient in spoken and written English and Chinese (Mandarin)

WeLab perks:

  • Competitive salary
  • Learning and development stipend, because we value lifelong learning and believe the best way to invest in our employees is to encourage them to continue to learn
  • Work hard and laugh lots (chicken wings and french toast, etc.) with a high-performing, fun and diverse team
  • Weekly afternoon teas and fully stocked fridge
  • Coffee stipend
  • Conveniently located office surrounded by diverse and delicious lunch options
  • Lively office with gaming consoles and a ping pong table
  • Fun extracurricular activities with your colleagues like hiking, yoga, badminton, wine tasting, dragon boat racing, rock climbing, etc.
  • Employee referral bonuses

Awards & recognition:

  • KPMG’s 2018 Fintech Top 100 – #7 in China and #23 globally, only Hong Kong fintech recognized on the list for 3 straight years
  • The Asian Banker’s “Best Business Model” and “Best Data Analytics Initiative” in 2018

We offer competitive salary package to the successful candidate. If you are interested in joining this exciting team, please email your resume to us at [email protected]

All information provided by applicants will be used for recruitment purposes only. Information of unsuccessful applicants will be destroyed within 12 months of receipt.

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