Senior Manager, Investment Risk Oversight, Asia Pacific
Fidelity International
18h ago

About the opportunity

Department Description

Global Risk :

The risk team in Fidelity covers the management oversight of Fidelity’s risk profile including key risk frameworks, policies and procedures and oversight and challenge processes.

The team partner with the businesses to ensure Fidelity manages its risk profile within defined risk appetite.

The team is circa 50-strong, and growing, covering all facets of risk management including investment, operational, enterprise, and technology risk.

The function is currently being strengthened to enhance global risk type coverage across FILs regions.

Investment Risk Oversight :

The Investment Risk Oversight team fits within the Global Risk function is responsible for the framework and governance of all aspects of Investment Risk including market risk, fund liquidity risk and fund counterparty risk are adequately covered and understood by Senior Management and the Board.

The team also provides oversight of the Operational Risk and Model Risk associated with the Investment Process. The team works closely with the Investment Risk Analytics team which also forms part of Global Risk team.

Purpose of your role

The primary function of the role is to provide oversight all aspects of investment risk, across Fidelity’s global fund range with a focus on local fund ranges managed by Fidelity in Hong Kong, Japan and the rest of Asia-Pacific.

The individual will be expected to focus on the implementation of the relevant investment risk frameworks in the region and the work closely with colleagues in UK and Continental Europe to develop effective investment risk oversight frameworks and ensuring best practice and knowledge sharing across the group.

In addition to risk frameworks the individual will be responsible for oversight of operational risk within the investment process and thematic reviews in the region.

The individual will be expected to work effectively as part of a matrix organisation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support the head of the department with implementing risk and governance framework for the oversight of investment risk with a specific focus on Japan and Australia.
  • Prepare investment risk reports for Boards and Audit & Risk Committees
  • Provide relevant management information including the escalation of material issues to senior management, including materials for oversight committees
  • Follow up and tracking of risk mitigation plans and actions
  • Undertake thematic risk reviews relating to investment risk management matters
  • Assist with any ad hoc projects including request for proposals.
  • Stakeholder management at all levels across the organisation including the investment and Global Risk Teams.
  • To develop and maintain a strong external professional network to keep abreast of external developments and ensure they are introduced to the organisation as and when appropriate.
  • This includes attending Industry Forums

  • To establish and maintain highly effective working relationships with all key internal stakeholders for example the heads of the first line of defence teams and other second line of defence heads
  • Experience and Qualifications Required

  • Proven risk expertise of risk within an asset management or financial services firm.
  • Good understanding of the regulatory framework within fund management in particular for Japan and Australia
  • Native level Japanese and fluency in English writing and Speaking proficiency is mandatory
  • Understanding of the key aspects of investment risk in fund management
  • The ability to work independently, within limited management supervision and to tight deadlines.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders and senior management
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a solution focused mindset.
  • Dedicated to maintaining high standards including attention to detail.
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Strong skills in Excel
  • Ideally a good knowledge of both Equity, Fixed Income and Multi-Asset products.
  • About you

    About Fidelity International

    Fidelity International offers investment solutions and services and retirement expertise to more than 2.56 million customers globally.

    As a privately-held, purpose-driven company with a 50-year heritage, we think generationally and invest for the long term.

    Operating in more than 25 locations and with $783.6 billion in total assets, our clients range from central banks, sovereign wealth funds, large corporates, financial institutions, insurers and wealth managers, to private individuals.

    Our Workplace & Personal Financial Health business provides individuals, advisers and employers with access to world-class investment choices, third-party solutions, administration services and pension guidance.

    Together with our Investment Solutions & Services business, we invest $567 billion on behalf of our clients. By combining our asset management expertise with our solutions for workplace and personal investing, we work together to build better financial futures.

    Our clients come from all walks of life and so do we. We are proud of our inclusive culture and encourage applications from the widest mix of talent, whatever your age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, social background and more.

    We are a disability-friendly company and would welcome a conversation with you if you feel you might benefit from any reasonable adjustments to perform to the best of your ability during the recruitment process and beyond.

    We are committed to being a truly flexible employer, encouraging and trusting our people to perform their role in the way that works best for them, our business, our colleagues and our clients.

    We offer the maximum possible flexibility over where and when you work for all, considering your role and any local regulations.

    We call this new approach "dynamic working".

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