Risk.Vice President

Risk & Compliance Pune, India


Vice President – Group Risk Management



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About the Team & Business Line:

Group Risk Management (GRM) Asia and Middle East is an expanding team within the wider Group Function, reflecting the growing strategic importance of Asia.

This role will be based in our Pune COE office, reporting into the Head of Asia and Middle East GRM. This is a senior role requiring the successful hire to take on multiple key risk responsibilities for both regions. You will be expected to build strong and positive relationships with senior regional stakeholders and advise on effective risk management to optimize return on investment.

This position will be a blend of traditional risk management (GRC – ‘keeping the company on track’) and Lean Risk Management – Establishing and optimizing common risk management practices. Risk professionals with working knowledge of Lean and Agile practices would be ideal.


Your Role:

  • Responsible for monitoring and providing independent opinion on effectiveness of 1st line implementation/embedding of ERM framework
  • Identify opportunities for improvement and perform targeted/thematic independent deep dives
  • Responsible for effective and efficient regional risk reporting
  • Strengthen risk management through the use of data/tools to enhance risk monitoring
  • Act as trusted advisor to our internal partners.
  • Collaborate on regional and global risk initiatives
  • Contribute to creating a Lean Risk Management risk environment. Reducing waste and variance in 1st line risk and control environment – Including establishing common effective risk practices and right-sizing 1st line control activities.
  • Support and undertake ad-hoc assignments and projects as required
  • Assume responsibility for GRM Pune directs.
  • Contribute to and where needed provide risk management training
  • Actively build out strong network within GRM, your business partners and other ‘combined assurance’ functions such as Group Compliance, Group Internal Audit and Global Risk & Controls.

About You:

  • Seasoned risk professional with 8 to 10 years’ experience, ideally in second line risk management roles. First line senior risk professionals with a clear understanding of Group Risk Management value proposition and responsibilities.
  • Risk Management experience gained in Centre of Excellence (‘COE’) setting
  • Proven record of accomplishment in designing effective and efficient Enterprise Risk Management frameworks. Including but not limited to Risk Event Management, Risk Assessments, Legal Entity Risk Framework, Key Indicators, Risk metrics, analytics and reporting.
  • Strong ability to act as trusted advisor to business partners and our internal clients
  • Able to operationalize risk management through ‘Lean Risk Management’ practices - ‘One Way/One Time’ approach
  • Partner with internal clients on transformational initiatives
  • History of managing directs
  • Effective communication and influencing skills
  • Excellent management and leadership skills
  • Innovative and creative mindset
  • Working knowledge of Agile and Lean techniques



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