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Senior / Executive, Risk and Assurance

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Industrial Engineering

Teo Boon Chuan

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27 April 2021

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Teo Boon Chuan

Managing Consultant

Licence Number: R1325063

Job Description

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Purpose of the role 

Reporting to the VP, Risk and Assurance (R&A) as the Risk Executive (R&A), you will be responsible for strengthening the Group’s governance, risk and compliance framework, ensuring that risks within the organisation are appropriately identified, assessed and managed within defined risk appetite and assuring that controls are operating effectively. You will also support the data management programme in ensuring proper data governance and promoting staff awareness.


Risk Management

  • Support Group and internal stakeholders in identifying and detecting potential threats to financial sustainability, operational efficiency, regulatory compliance and brand reputation

  • Lead/support the implementation of risk initiatives, activities, thematic reviews, deep dives, tools, etc. to anticipate and minimise threats to the Group

  • Facilitate and support internal stakeholders in the development, conduct and validation of risk management activities including risk self-assessments, risk metrics and associated response/mitigations

  • Provide effective challenge on risk assessments and action plans to address prevailing and emerging risks 

  • Conduct regular presentations to key internal stakeholders. 

  • Convene and facilitate risk identification and assessment workshops / sessions / discussions / meetings with internal stakeholders

  • Provide support, education and training to all levels of the business to continually drive a greater understanding and appreciation of risk, and the implications of failure to respond appropriately to threats as they emerge

  • Leverage internal and external assurance service providers and other functional/subject matter experts to continually drive for enhanced efficiency and value-add to internal stakeholders in all governance, risk and compliance policies and processes for optimal business performance and outcomes

  • Perform analysis of risk metrics for emerging risk trends and proactively work with internal stakeholders to address the risks

  • Develop & monitor key risk indicators to assess the effectiveness of controls and profile of risks

Data Management

  • Develop and implement procedures for effective data governance / management

  • Continually develop data management strategies & benchmarking to industry best practices

  • Promote a positive culture and high level of awareness of data governance / management through training

  • Work with interdisciplinary teams to improve and streamline data management processes within the company


  • A good degree

  • 2-5 years of working experience in risk management and business continuity management

  • Strong foundation in Enterprise Risk Management and conversant with risk trends

  • Experience in developing and implementing digital / online GRC solutions

  • Experience in implementation of data management programme or data loss protection solution

  • Has an open and enquiring mind, ability to deliver reasonable and proportionate approach in risk management

  • Excellent facilitation, collaboration, presentation and communication skills, both written and spoken, with the ability to interact with senior management and stakeholders as well as operational levels of staff

  • Experience leveraging technology to drive process improvements to optimise business outcomes and strengthen compliance

  • Commercial awareness and able to understand broader business issues

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Able to use data analytics to glean insights from disparate datasets

  • Fresh graduates with excellent academic qualifications will be considered

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