Risk Director

23 May 2019

Risk Director

My client is a well known technology firm based in Vietnam with mutiple business lines across the region. They are looking for a risk director to head the risk team in their Vietnam headquarters. They would be able to provide the necessary package in order to secure the right candidate.


  • Identify key risk areas in the mobile payment business and potential business verticals in the future
  • Build risk frameworks, and implement organizational risk methodologies and processes
  • Establish fraud policies and manage fraud processes
  • Work with Tech & Data team to deliver real-time at-scale fraud detection and prevention leveraging dynamic real-time and past data sources
  • Collaborate with Functional Heads to ensure new features and promotion campaigns are compliant with guidelines and aligned to business's risk appetite
  • Improve business portfolio quality (merchants & users) and optimize risk adjusted return dynamics through management of KYC policies
  • Work closely with business team to provide value adding risk analytics solutions for the enhancement of risk return tradeoff in decision-making, business strategies, risk appetite setting and capital assessment
  • Monitor the risk landscape and industry trends to infuse new ideas and approaches into the prioritization and management of business risk
  • Build Risk management team


  • At least 8 years of experience as Management level in risk management of card/e-banking/e-payment operations, in banks or payment firms.
  • Solid knowledge of bankcard operations, electronic payment operations, preferably including compliance and risk issues.
  • Good understanding of risk management principles.
  • Passionate on solving at-scale risk and fraud challenges leveraging Big Data
  • Strong communication skills, in-depth and detailed knowledge on a wide range of financial products and processes
  • Robust understanding of regional practices and associated regulatory requirements in Vietnam
  • A hands-on professional with strong analytical skills coupled with strategic thinking
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to align, inspire and motivate others
  • Due to the nature of client and market, it is a must for this person to be fluent in Vietnamese.
  • The role is based in Vietnam only

Interested applicants please send your updated CV (in WORD format) to hlee@morganmckinley.com.sg

Morgan McKinley Pte Ltd, EA License No: 11C5502

Lee Boon Hou (Hagen), Registration No: R1870932


Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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Delivery Consultant | Risk, Compliance, Banking & Financial Service Recruitment
Singapore +65 6818 3140 | hlee@morganmckinley.com.sg
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