Head of Credit & Risk Management, Fintech Startup

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    • Category Financial Services
    • Industry Banking & MarketsFinancial ServicesFintech
    • Function Risk
    • Consultant Emily Tan
    • License No 16S8060
    • Registration No R1106860
    • Job Ref No ET 18625
    • Salary Above S$250,000


    A well-capitalized Fintech startup is starting operations in Singapore and has exciting plans to expand in Singapore and SEA. This is a pioneer role reporting to the CEO and the hire will be involved in the origination of the business strategic plans whilst being backed up prominent Venture Capital investors.


    Reporting to the CEO, you will design, build and implement the Risk and Credit proposition including the policy, underwriting, framework and setting the risk appetite.  This is a start-up pioneer role where you will be required to be hands-on whilst setting the risk and credit vision for scale and growth.  You will provide valuable insights in Credit whilst managing the overall risk across enterprise and fraud risk. You will work closely with the Board of Directors and senior management in ensuring a good balance risk management.    You will also be responsible for subsequently building and leading the team to meet the regulatory requirements for Risk.


    You will possess at least 12-15 years of relevant credit approval and risk management experience including proven track record in a leadership and senior management role gained at global Financial Technology companies or Bank.  Experience managing credit scoring and underwriting. Hands-on knowledge in applying AI and analytical data modelling skills is required for the lean and young setup. With strong communication and influencing skills, you are commercial, strategic, solutions-oriented , driven and possess the gravitas of a credible leader.

    To apply

    Please submit your resume to Emily Tan at et@kerryconsulting.com, quoting the job title and reference number ET18625.  Due to high volume of responses, we apologize that only shortlisted candidates are notified.