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WeLab - Senior Manager, Group Risk - WeLab Group

Senior Level
Hong Kong
Senior Manager, Group Risk
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About Us

WeLab aims to bring joy to everyone’s financial journey. We strive to improve people’s lives by reinventing financial services through game-changing technology. We put our people first, whether it’s our customers or our employees. As the only homegrown Hong Kong fintech to receive a virtual banking license, we aim to reinvent and redefine the banking experience by building a bank we love.

Who we're looking for

We are looking for an energetic Senior Manager, Group Risk to join our WeLab Group team.

What you will be doing in this role

The ideal candidate 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 caliber 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.

  • 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
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

  • 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
  • Experience in development/review of IFRS9 ECL model is a plus
  • 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
  • Knowledge of SAS or Python preferred
  • 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
  • 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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