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Chief Risk Officer

Manulife and John Hancock Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Posted 12 days ago Permanent Competitive
Chief Risk Officer
We are a leading financial services provider committed to making decisions easier and lives better for our customers and colleagues around the world. From our environmental initiatives to our community investments, we lead with values throughout our business. To help us stand out, we help you step up, because when colleagues are healthy, respected and meaningfully challenged, we all thrive. Discover how you can grow your career, make impact and drive real change with our Winning Team today.

Working Arrangement

Hybrid

Job Description

The Opportunity

A Chief Risk Officer (CRO) is the executive accountable for enabling the efficient and effective governance of significant risks, and related opportunities to a business and its various segments.

What motivates you?
  • You obsess about customers, listen, engage and act for their benefit
  • You think big, with curiosity to discover ways to use your agile mindset and enable business outcomes
  • You thrive in teams, and enjoy getting things done together
  • You take ownership and build solutions, focusing on what matters
  • You do what is right, work with integrity and speak up
  • You share your humanity, helping us build a diverse and inclusive work environment for everyone

We are looking for someone with:
  • 15+ years of risk management experience in matters of increasing complexity
  • Hold a minimum bachelor's degree in related field
  • Highly developed financial acumen and business orientation
  • Good understanding of products developed and marketed in Asia and working knowledge of capital market instruments available in Asia and risk mitigation/hedging techniques preferred.
  • Solid working knowledge of enterprise risk management frameworks and processes
  • Proven leadership skills, along with strong process and project management capabilities and experience
  • Strong communication skills, including ability to translate complex issues into fundamental concepts
  • Highly effective influencing skills
  • Strong relationship building skills to build effective working relationships with divisional and corporate leaders
  • High level of conceptual skills and an ability to operate strategically to minimize risks and leverage opportunities, but with an ability and willingness to drill down into detail, with high level of attention as needed
  • Creative problem solving and the ability to motivate others to implement new solutions
  • Highly literates for office system and computerized devices.
  • Talent with Good Command in English

On the job you will:
  • Promote a healthy risk culture across the country.
  • Provide oversight of risk management policies, processes and systems to facilitate the country's operation within Enterprise Risk Management Framework and all global risk policies, covering strategic, market, credit, liquidity, insurance and operational risks.
  • Collaborate with business units and other functional teams to identify, measure, control and report on the country's risk exposures, ensuring risks are managed within the country's risk appetite and risk limits.
  • Facilitate the setting of the country risk appetite in conjunction with the Asia Division CRO, and the RMC, and ensure alignment of risk appetite with the overall strategic plan.
  • Provide thought leadership on evolving risks facing the country and risk mitigation strategies.
  • In collaboration with Asia Division Risk Management, establish and maintain a risk reporting framework that allows the CRO to offer objective reporting to the Asia Division Chief Risk Officer and RMC.
  • Report to the RMC on items described within this mandate, ensuring that they are appropriately: i) informed of the country's material risk positions and risk mitigation programs; ii) informed of the level of compliance with risk policies, risk appetite and limits, and iii) provided an assessment on the effectiveness of the country's risk management practices.
  • Provide leadership and support to risk owners to ensure that MFC's Enterprise Risk Management Framework is effectively implemented within each jurisdiction and satisfy local board and regulatory requirements around risk governance.
  • Facilitate local regulatory and industry risk framework changes.

Our commitment to you
  • Our mission; to be a part of making Decisions Easier and Lives Better
  • A leadership team dedicated to your growth and success
  • A bold ambition and set of goals to be a leader in driving transformation in our industry
  • Our best. Every day.

About Manulife and John Hancock

Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services group that helps people make their decisions easier and lives better. With our global headquarters in Toronto, Canada, we operate as Manulife across our offices in Asia, Canada, and Europe, and primarily as John Hancock in the United States. We provide financial advice, insurance, and wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions. At the end of 2022, we had more than 40,000 employees, over 116,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving over 34 million customers. At the end of 2022, we had $1.3 trillion (US$1.0 trillion) in assets under management and administration, including total invested assets of $0.4 trillion (US $0.3 trillion), and segregated funds net assets of $0.3 trillion (US$0.3 trillion). We trade as 'MFC' on the Toronto, New York, and the Philippine stock exchanges, and under '945' in Hong Kong.

Manulife is an Equal Opportunity Employer

At Manulife/John Hancock, we embrace our diversity. We strive to attract, develop and retain a workforce that is as diverse as the customers we serve and to foster an inclusive work environment that embraces the strength of cultures and individuals. We are committed to fair recruitment, retention, advancement and compensation, and we administer all of our practices and programs without discrimination on the basis of race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, religion or religious beliefs, creed, sex (including pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions), sexual orientation, genetic characteristics, veteran status, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, family status, disability, or any other ground protected by applicable law.

It is our priority to remove barriers to provide equal access to employment. A Human Resources representative will work with applicants who request a reasonable accommodation during the application process. All information shared during the accommodation request process will be stored and used in a manner that is consistent with applicable laws and Manulife/John Hancock policies. To request a reasonable accommodation in the application process, contact recruitment@manulife.com.
Job ID  JR24051784
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