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VP, Group RiskWelend Limited
VP, Group RiskWelend Limited

Job Highlights

  • Overseeing the credit and operational risks
  • Formulate the Group’s risk policies
  • 5-day work in a leading Fintech company in HK

Job Description

WeLab aims to bring joy to everyone’s financial journey. We strive to improve people’s lives by reinventing financial services through game-changing technology. We put our people first, whether it’s our customers or our employees.  

We are an energetic and passionate team that can deliver and execute. We are looking for other intellectually curious, open-minded and smart-working individuals who are just as passionate as we are about making financial services enjoyable. Now you have the opportunity to join us on our journey to achieve our vision and be part of building a better financial future for everyone. 


About you: 

  • You're a go-getter with mad juggling skills (or multiple hats) who can thrive in a fast-paced, agile environment
  • You have a strong thirst for knowledge and are driven to find solutions that don't exist yet
  • You are comfortable with ambiguity and extremely resourceful (in your past life you could've been a detective)
  • You always find a way to get things done without sacrificing the quality of your work, integrity and values. No task is off limits for you.
  • You are humble and prioritize the success of the team over your own with an eagerness to help those around you
  • You don't shy away from challenges and have the ability to bounce back from setbacks


About this role:

The VP of Group Risk is accountable for the assessment, management and mitigation of significant risks, and related opportunities in Mainland China, Hong Kong’s consumer finance unit and from the Group level. The high calibre talent will support the Group CRO in the Company’s risk management operations, including managing, identifying, evaluating, reporting and overseeing the Company’s credit and operational risks.


What you’ll do and what success looks like in this role:

  • To formulate the Group’s risk policies based on the Group and Businesses Units Risk Appetite statement and ensure the risk tolerances/loss norm is met
  • To implement and oversee the strategy and infrastructure for the identification, assessment, management and control of risk across China & Hong Kong Consumer Finance unit
  • To oversee operational and other matters with particular emphasis on credit risk, like credit approval and collections
  • To lead review independently on credit performance of portfolio, construct and review credit analysis conducted and provide feedback to improve credit performance
  • To supervise risk management tools development (e.g. Third Party Data Source Usage) to enhance the big-data infrastructure of the Company
  • To provide specialist support and advice to the appropriate business units for improving the risk assessment and risk management framework across the Company


What is required and what we’re looking for:

  • University degree holder or above in Business Administration, Finance, Risk Management, Statistics or other related disciplines
  • 10+ years’ experience in risk policy, analytics and/or credit operation
  • Knowledge of credit analysis and credit management
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skill and interpersonal skill
  • Able to work in a fast-paced team environment; can deliver under considerable time pressure with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Proficient in spoken and written English and Chinese (Mandarin)


WeLab perks: 

  • Competitive salary
  • Learning and development stipend, because we value lifelong learning and believe the best way to invest in our employees is to encourage them to continue to learn
  • Work hard and laugh lots (chicken wings and french toast, etc.) with a high-performing, fun and diverse team
  • Weekly afternoon teas and fully stocked fridge
  • Coffee stipend
  • Conveniently located office surrounded by diverse and delicious lunch options
  • Lively office with gaming consoles and a ping pong table
  • Fun extracurricular activities with your colleagues like hiking, yoga, badminton, wine tasting, dragon boat racing, rock climbing, etc.
  • Employee referral bonuses


Awards & recognition:

  • KPMG’s 2018 Fintech Top 100 – #7 in China and #23 globally, only Hong Kong fintech recognized on the list for 3 straight years
  • The Asian Banker’s “Best Business Model” and “Best Data Analytics Initiative” in 2018


We offer competitive salary package to the successful candidate.  If you are interested in joining this exciting team, please apply with resume via the "Apply" button below.

All information provided by applicants will be used for recruitment purposes only.

Additional Information

Career LevelMiddle
Years of Experience10 years
Employment TypeFull Time, Permanent

Company Overview

WeLab is a leading fintech company in Asia with one of the first virtual banks established in Hong Kong. WeLab provides financial services by creating seamless digital experiences to over 36 million customers across Hong Kong, Mainland China, and Indonesia.

Using its proprietary risk management technology and advanced AI capabilities, WeLab effectively analyzes unstructured mobile big data within seconds to provide innovative financial services and offer consumer financing solutions for individual customers. The company also offers B2B enterprise solutions by partnering with traditional financial institutions, which utilize WeLabs technology to offer fintech-enabled services to their customers. WeLab operates WeLend and the WeLab virtual bank in Hong Kong, Wolaidai (我来贷), Taoxinji (淘新机) and Tian Mian (天冕) in Mainland China and AWDA, a fintech joint venture with PT Astra International in Indonesia.

WeLab’s investors include Malaysian sovereign wealth fund Khazanah Nasional Berhad, CK Hutchison’s TOM Group, International Finance Corporation (a member of the World Bank Group), Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund, Sequoia Capital and ING Bank.

Additional Company Information

Benefits & OthersFive-day work week, Life insurance, Medical insurance, Performance bonus

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