Senior Risk Lead, Digital Bank Jobs in Singapore

    Senior Risk Lead, Digital Bank

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    • Category Financial Services
    • Industry Banking Markets
    • Function Risk
    • Consultant Emily Tan
    • License No 16S8060
    • Registration No R1106860
    • Job Ref No ET 18642
    • Salary Above S$250,000


    Our client is awarded the Singapore Digital Bank license. As part of their staggered recruitment process, they are now recruiting senior Risk leaders to build and set up the overall Risk function. This is a rare game-changer opportunity for a dynamic Risk professional to be part of a high energy pioneering team. 


    Reporting to the CEO, you will work with the regulators to determine and define the risk regulatory requirements for the new bank. Working alongside with the CTO, you will deploy the latest technology and tools to design, build and establish the risk strategy, framework and necessary processes for the bank.  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, anti-money laundering, technology, cyber and fraud risk. You will work closely with the Board of Directors and Shareholders in ensuring a good balance risk management.   You will also be responsible for subsequently building, managing and inspiring a team of risk professionals.


    You have least 15 years of relevant credit / credit and risk management experience including proven track record in a leadership and senior management role gained at in a bank. Experience building risk models and setting up risk framework from scratch is preferred.  Experience in multiple risk types across credit, market, operational and liquidity risk is preferred. 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, experimental, strategic, solutions-oriented , driven and possess the gravitas of a credible leader.

    To apply

    Please submit your resume to Emily Tan at, quoting the job title and reference number ET18642.  Due to high volume of responses, only shortlisted candidates are notified.

    Licence No: 16S8060

    Registration No: R1106860