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Chief Risk Officer, Bank - Myanmar

Keywords / Skills : Risk Management, Credit Risk, Operational Risk, Risk Assessment

10 - 20 years
Posted: 2019-01-30

Job Description
Chief Risk Officer, Bank - Myanmar

• Based in Yangon, Myanmar

• High Growth

• Banking 

The Company

Our client is part of a local Burmese Conglomerate in the Banking sector that has been growing from strength to strength with the opening of new branches across Myanmar as well as embracing innovating banking technology. They are now looking for an experienced banking Chief of Risk to be part of their next phase of growth. 

The Position

Reporting and working closely with the CEO, the Chief Risk Officer is an integral part of the senior management team and will be responsible for the overall management and direction of all risk management functions in the organization; and will spearhead all initiatives in risk management procedures and standards. He/she will be part of the senior management team and be an advisor and partner to the business unit heads, evaluate and monitor various risk for the organization’s business activities for the local and regional market, develop risk management mechanism for each of the business segment and make appropriate recommendation for risk exposures. The Chief Risk Officer will ensure that all relevant stakeholders understand and accepts their risk management responsibilities and maintain an open and cooperative relationship, and access risk profiles for the organization. He/she will be responsible for employing, engaging and retaining high quality staff and defining an organization structure that is aligned and scaled to the risk control needs of the Bank. 

The Person

It is anticipated that the successful candidate will have at least 10 years of working experience with broad exposure and knowledge of the overall risk management function and in-depth experience in credit risk. The Chief Risk Officer will be a credible professional who is able to inspire confidence and respect both internally and externally; and be able to drive and thrive in a performance-oriented environment. The role will be based in Yangon, Myanmar. 

Interested candidates may forward their CVs in MS Word format to Yeo Wai Yin (R1107333) at or call +65 6828 1489 for a confidential discussion.

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