WeLab (HK)

WeLab - Operational Risk Manager - WeLab Bank

Mid Level
Hong Kong
Operational Risk Manager
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Fusing risk management technology with traditional financial institutions, WeLab is reinventing conventional financial services through seamless mobile lending experiences. As the 6th best fintech company in China and the 33th globally, the company operates two platforms - WeLend is Hong Kong’s top online lending medium and Wolaidai (我来贷) is one of China’s largest mobile lending platforms.

Who we're looking for

WeLab is looking for a Operational Risk Manager to join the team!

What you will be doing
  • Assist business units to apply operational risk management tools to help identifying, assessing, monitoring and controlling operational risk;
  • Conduct reviews to identify possible operational risks and provide recommendations to address the control weakness; monitor the implementation progress of the enhanced controls;
  • Conduct due diligence pertaining to new products/ services as well as insourced/ outsourced activities, give advice on operational risk management matters;
  • Work closely with business/ support units to effectively manage operational risk in accordance with legal, regulatory and internal requirements;
  • Co-ordinate the establishment and ensure self-assessment is being conducted within own unit on risk toolkits such as Key Risk Indicators;
  • Lead and manage team members to perform daily work;
  • Work on ad hoc projects.
Who you are

About you:

  • You're a go-getter with mad juggling skills (or multiple hats) who can thrive in a fast-paced, agile environment
  • You have a strong thirst for knowledge and are driven to find solutions that don't exist yet
  • You are comfortable with ambiguity and extremely resourceful (in your past life you could've been a detective)
  • You always find a way to get things done without sacrificing the quality of your work, integrity and values. No task is off limits for you.
  • You are humble and prioritize the success of the team over your own with an eagerness to help those around you
  • You don't shy away from challenges and have the ability to bounce back from setbacks

What is required and what we’re looking for

  • Degree holder in Finance, Economics, Business Administration, Accounting or equivalent disciplines;
  • Holder of relevant Professional Qualification (eg. HKIB) will be an advantage;
  • Minimum 5 years experience in financial industry with 3 years experience in operational risk or fraud risk management in banking industry, preferably from retail banking environment
  • Control conscious with strong sense in risk awareness;
  • Good logical thinking and analytical skills;
  • Able to work independently with minimum supervision and a good team player as well;
  • Candidate with less experience will be considered as Manager;
  • Good command of both written and spoken English and Chinese.
What we offer
  • 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
  • Happiness Dollars for spending on anything that makes you happy
  • 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

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