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Head of Operational Risk & ControlChina CITIC Bank International Limited
Head of Operational Risk & ControlChina CITIC Bank International Limited
Job Highlights
  • Head of operational risk
  • Technology Risk Management
  • Fraud Risk Management
Job Description

Job Purpose


Responsible for the continuous fortification of the Bank’s risk governance through continuous enhancement and implementation of Operational Risk Management (ORM), Technology Risk Management (TRM), Fraud Risk Management “FRM” and also undertaking risk related projects, strengthening communications with internal and external stakeholders in particular regulators, auditors, board level and bank level committees, as well as taking charge of the Bank’s operational risk and fraud risk management regime.


Key Responsibilities


  • Lead bank-wide enhancement and implementation of the ORM framework, methodology and tools (RCSA, Incident reporting and KRI) in line with the Bank’s OR risk appetite and ensure the robustness and effectiveness
  • Ensure that an effective ORM reporting process is in place, enabling timely escalation of severe OR incidents and submission of ORM reports
  • Ensure effective governance structure of ORM and the adoption of three lines of defense model
  • Review and investigate major operational risk incidents to ensure proper corrective actions, identify root causes and drive effective preventive actions
  • Lead enhancement and implementation of the Bank’s enterprise FRM policy, guidelines and procedures
  • Implement a structured process for managing fraud risk identification, assessment, reporting, control and mitigation
  • Direct and lead the conduct of periodic fraud risk assessments and fraud investigations
  • Lead bank-wide enhancement and implementation of the TRM framework by referring to the best practice of risk governance
  • Lead the TRM professionals to address and prevent technology related risks in response to regulatory requirements and latest market development
  • Enhance the Risk Management governance framework in order to keep pace with the evolving regulatory environment and industry best practices.
  • Chair regular ORM forum to drive cross units and collaboration for effective ORM agenda and support Chief Risk Officer in preparation of different ORM related Committees




  • Degree holder in Finance, Accounting, Risk Management or related disciplines
  • Minimum 15 years’ experience in risk management, control and/or banking operations in particular operational risk area gained in major local or international banks
  • Proficient knowledge on risk management in particular Hong Kong regulatory requirements, e.g. risk appetite framework and governance (covering Banking ordinance, HKMA SPM, guidance notes and circulars)
  • Good knowledge of Banking products in retail, corporate and treasury
  • Good understanding of risk management processes and controls


For more details about career opportunities with the Bank, please visit our website Please apply with full resume stating current and expected salaries.


Personal data collected will be used for recruitment related purposes only. Applicants not invited for interview within 6 weeks may consider their applications unsuccessful. However, applicants may be considered for other suitable positions within the Group for a period of not more than 2 years. Personal data will be destroyed at any time after 3 months.


China CITIC Bank International is committed to being an equal opportunities employer and intends to provide a work environment free of unlawful discrimination or harassment. All employment decisions will be made in a non-discriminatory manner.

Additional Information
Career Level
Years of Experience
15 years
Employment Type
Full Time, Permanent
Company details

China CITIC Bank International, a subsidiary of China CITIC Bank (SEHK: 0998 / SSE: 601998) in Mainland China, is ideally positioned to draw the best of East and West.

A key strategic component of the parent bank's global development, we aspire to be ”the best overseas integrated financial services institution" with the highest international standards by providing a comprehensive suite of financial services including wholesale banking, personal banking, wealth management, treasury and global markets solutions to exceed Greater China and overseas customers’ expectation.

People are the key to our success. We recruit quality people and offer top-notch training and life-enriching career opportunities to committed and talented individuals. If you share our passion and are interested in tapping the dynamic banking industry, we invite you to apply for the following job opening(s):