head of risk & compliance in Kuala Lumpur

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job details

kuala lumpur, wilayah persekutuan
banking & financial services
job type
RM 180,000 - RM 216,000 per year
reference number
queenie yeoh, randstad
603 2036 7566
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job description

about the company
An international insurance provider with a strong global presence in the market is reaching out to competent potentials for a head of risk and compliance to join their team

about the role

You will be reporting directly to the board of committees, dotted line to CEO. You will be in involve in every aspect of risk management and compliance matters of the organization.


1. Risk Management
  • Support the implementation of a strong risk management culture within the organization.
  • Maintaining the Governance and Risk Management Framework and executing comprehensive process for identifying, assessing, optimise, monitoring, controlling and reporting key business risks that might impair the achievement of the Company’s goals and objectives.
  • Maintaining the enterprise wide risk profile (macro and micro), ensure major / emerging risks are identified with proper KRIs and timely incident reporting.
2. Compliance
  • Support the implementation of a strong compliance culture within the organization with high ethical standards and integrity.
  • Execute compliance programs to ensure all officers within the organization must carry out their responsibilities to ensure effective management of compliance risk i.e. compliance with all applicable laws, regulations and corporate governance requirements.
  • Monitor new Policy documents and requirements from BNM, performing gaps analysis and time line set to ensure compliance.
  • Ensuring that controls to manage compliance risk are adequate and operating as intended.
3. Business Continuity Management
  • Maintaining the BCM Policy and Framework to ensure proper business continuity management within the Company.

skills and requirements

  • Degree in Actuarial Science or equivalent with minimum 10 years risk management and compliance experience
  • Able to demonstrate ability to work effectively both as an individual and member of a team
  • Meticulous, proactive,responsible, diligent with keen eye for details
  • Preferable candidates with Insurance/reinsurance knowledge (not a must)
  • excellent proficiency in English
  • Strong analytically skills and an understanding of human behavior
  • Good business knowledge and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to use database software, programming languages and statistical modelling software to organize and examine data
  • Ability to communicate and consult with clients and colleagues

culture & benefits
Successful candidates can expect an attractive and competitive remuneration package based on qualifications and experience together with other benefits alongside with career advancement opportunities which shall commensurate with efforts and contributions.

how to apply
To apply online, please click on the appropriate link. Alternatively, please contact Queenie Yeoh at 03 2036 7566 or email your CV to queenie.y@randstad.com.my


Risk, Compliance, Risk Management, Actuarial Science