Head of Risk and Compliance (For an Int’l Financial Services Company)

Posted on: 2 Aug 2023


  • Perform risk assessments and establish our company’s tolerance for risk
  • Advice on risk related issues, provide specialized risk assessment knowledge and input and advise on fraudulent data.
  • Design or create risk functions, framework and risk diagnostic/ risk control analysis
  • Develop, implement and review the organization’s risk management framework, source, manage, and update our risk management system
  • Prepare and track risk management budgets
  • Draft new and updated existing internal risk policies so that they match industry standards
  • Organize workshops and training sessions to educate and update employees on the organization’s risk policies and processes
  • Prepare risk management reports for top-level management based on internal reviews and advise the executives on risk mitigation measures
  • Review our current compliance policies and procedures to identify areas of improvement
  • Developing and overseeing control systems to prevent or deal with violations of legal guidelines and internal policies
  • Evaluating the efficiency of controls and improve them continuously
  • Draft, modify and implement company policies
  • Collaborate with corporate counsels and HR departments to monitor enforcement of standards and regulations
  • Implementation of adequate compliance programs and maintaining records of compliance practices
  • Prepare reports for senior management and external regulatory bodies as appropriate
  • Review the work of colleagues when necessary to identify compliance issues and provide advice or training
  • Establish relationships with important external bodies and stay up-to-date on the changes in industry requirements and all relevant regulations


  • Bachelor’s degree in Risk Management, Business Administration, Law, Finance, Accounting or a related field
  • At least 5 years of experience in a governance, risk management or compliance function in regulated financial institution
  • 2 years in a managerial or supervisory role
  • In-depth understanding of local, state, and federal regulations relevant to our industry
  • Field travels from time to time
  • Demonstrated experience as a leader who can prioritize well, communicate clearly in both written and verbal forms
  • Additional qualification in compliance or audit, or relevant training undertaken with a regulator, will be an added advantage
  • Computer literate MS Word, MS Excel, PowerPoint, Internet E-mail
  • Ability works independent, team, under pressure highly self-motivated
  • Excellent communication skills, including English and writing skill

Other Information

  • Salary: 3,000,000 MMK
  • Working Days: Monday to Friday
  • Working Location: Hlaing Township, Yangon

If you are interested in this job, please email your resume to apply@achievecareermyanmar.com or call 09970178877 for other information.

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