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Head of Risk and Control - Actuary wanted

  • Location:

    Hong Kong

  • Sector:

    Investments, Life Insurance, Risk & Compliance

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  • Contact:

    Yamen Cheung

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  • Published:

    14 giorni fa

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Our client is a market leading insurer with strong presence in this region. They are looking for a seasoned qualified actuary to lead the Risk team. This role will directly report to C-suite management.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement the risk management strategy to identify, assess, and mitigate risks in alignment with the company's objectives.
  • Provide strong leadership and guidance to the risk management team, fostering a culture of risk awareness, collaboration, and continuous improvement.
  • Establish and enhance risk management policies, frameworks, and processes to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and industry best practices.
  • Conduct comprehensive risk assessments and analysis, identifying potential areas of vulnerability and implementing effective risk mitigation strategies.
  • Collaborate closely with senior management and cross-functional teams to integrate risk management practices into business strategies and decision-making processes.
  • Monitor and report on key risk indicators, providing insights and recommendations to senior management to optimize risk-reward trade-offs.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends, regulatory changes, and emerging risks, proactively adapting risk management practices to address evolving challenges.


  • Qualified Actuary with Proven experience (ideally 10+ years) in risk management roles within the insurance industry, with a strong understanding of risk management principles, methodologies, and regulatory requirements.
  • Demonstrated leadership experience, successfully leading and developing risk management teams.
  • Strong communication and influencing abilities, with the capability to effectively engage and advise stakeholders at all levels.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills, with the ability to navigate complex risk landscapes.
  • Sound knowledge of risk management frameworks, tools, and methodologies, along with familiarity with industry best practices.

What's in it for you:

  • Join a leading insurance business with a strong reputation for its commitment to excellence, innovation, and customer satisfaction.
  • Take on a key leadership role as the Head of Risk, driving risk management practices and shaping the organization's risk culture.
  • Work in a collaborative and dynamic environment that values employee growth, diversity, and teamwork.
  • Enjoy a competitive compensation package with attractive benefits, reflecting your experience and expertise.
  • Access opportunities for professional development, training, and career advancement within the organization.

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