UBS Financial Services APAC Regional IT Risk Manager in Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Your role:

Are you risk averse? Do you know how to maintain independence and objectivity? We are looking for someone like that who can:

– act as a regulatory and risk control subject-matter expert for Technology, supporting them in managing risk

– deliver independent risk assessment and reports that shed light on our risk profile

– provide regional/local management with controls, tools, training, frameworks, information and insights required to manage risk

– design and implement a regulatory engagement model for Technology in the APAC region

– coordinate regulatory exams for Technology including prep sessions

– maintain, create and provide feedback on meeting materials, issue logs and reports from regulators to ensure consistent and accurate reporting

– provide oversight on Regulatory engagements, key stakeholder meetings and Audits that are regionally specific

– work closely with the Regional Head of Technology and Regional teams

– be responsible for the Regional Regulatory portfolio of work for the region

– be the main point of contact with APAC regulators on behalf of Technology

– provide reporting and updates to the Tech Risk and Control head on the overall regulatory landscape and any emerging trends

– engage with local and regional technology and CORC teams to monitor any changes in risk profile or developments

– support country / regional technology leads in regulatory matters

What we offer:

Together. That’s how we do things. We offer people around the world a supportive, challenging and diverse working environment. We value your passion and commitment, and reward your performance.

Take the next step:

Are you truly collaborative? Succeeding at UBS means respecting, understanding and trusting colleagues and clients. Challenging others and being challenged in return. Being passionate about what you do. Driving yourself forward, always wanting to do things the right way. Does that sound like you? Then you have the right stuff to join us. Apply now.

Disclaimer / Policy Statements:

UBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce.

Your team:

You’ll be working in the IT Risk Management and Controls team. Our remit is to:

• Ensure that Technology operate as documented in the Operational Risk Framework (ORF) across regionally and functionally-aligned teams

• Establish and maintain an effective Risk Culture

• Drive consistencies across Risk and Line of Business GT teams

• Become a challenge-driven organization in-line with established risk management principles

• Develop and focus on close interaction with outside regulators, GIA and Business Partners

• Collaborate and partner internally with C&ORC, GCOO Risk & Regulatory Shared Services and the wider GT organization to achieve effective and efficient IT risk and controls management

Your experience and skills:

You have:

– experience in risk management, risk control, audit or compliance within Financial Services

– ability to manage a small team

– ability to work collaboratively and effectively with employees at all levels of the organization; and with senior business executives

– ability to ascertain organizational dynamics and the interplay between organizational entities and employees

– strong and in-depth understanding of organizational operations and risk management

– project/Program management experience and skills

– excellent organizational and problem-solving skills

You are:

– analytic, with the ability to provide practical solutions for minimizing risk

– result-oriented and assertive (you don’t shy away from challenging situations)

– Analytical, able to surface and address pros and cons of issues under review

– Very trustworthy, high integrity, high level of collaboration and interpersonal skills

– Able to balance likeability with forcing issues and projects forward when needed; strong diplomacy skills. Knows when to have low or high profiles, depending on circumstances

– High level of flexibility, able to work under pressure and with tight deadlines

– Able to quickly develop a thorough grasp of issues

About us:

Expert advice. Wealth management. Investment banking. Asset management. Retail banking in Switzerland. And all the support functions. That's what we do. And we do it for private and institutional clients as well as corporations around the world.

We are about 60,000 employees in all major financial centers, in almost 900 offices and more than 50 countries. Do you want to be one of us?

Job Reference #: 153091BR

Business Divisions: Corporate Center

Title: APAC Regional IT Risk Manager

City: Hong Kong, Singapore

Job Type: Full Time

Country / State: Hong Kong, Singapore

Function Category: Compliance, Information Technology (IT), Risk