WeLab (HK)

WeLab - Senior Operational Risk Manager - WeLend

Senior Level
Hong Kong
Senior Operational Risk Manager
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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.

Who we're looking for

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

What you will be doing
  • Develop and oversee operational risk management practices, policies, procedure, internal controls
  • Apply operational risk management tools to help with identifying, assessing, monitoring and controlling operational risk
  • Assess and challenge the current risk control structures by noting any weaknesses, producing report to senior management and monitoring the implementation progress of the enhanced controls
  • Manage incident reporting including follow up on and ensure effective mitigation of incidents logged by the business and investigation of thematic issues
  • Report suspicious activity by escalating and reporting the operational risk issues to the senior management of WeLend and the Group
  • Conduct due diligence pertaining to new products, services and insourced or outsourced activities, as well as give advice on operational risk management matters
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 8 years’ experience in financial industry with 5 years’ experience in operational risk or fraud risk management in banking or finance industry, preferably from retail lending environment
  • Control conscious with strong sense in risk awareness
  • Good logical thinking and analytical skills
  • Able to work independently and a good team player
  • 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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