Head of Operational Risk

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Responsibilities for the Head of Operational Risk will include the following:

  • Identify, assess and monitor operational risks embedded within Fullerton activities and processes
  • Provide forward-looking operational risk analysis and insights, maintain and update Operational Risk profile and ensure it remains within the firm’s risk tolerance
  • Review and challenge control adequacy and propose practical solutions to mitigate risks
  • Monitor the implementation of risk mitigating action plans
  • Escalate material issues on operational risk related matters
  • Design and implement Operational Risk tools to manage and oversee OpRisk exposures
  • Develop, review and maintain Operational risk framework and related policies.
  • Conduct deep dive / end-to-end process review, where applicable to gain insights and manage operational risks
  • Oversee outsourcing risk related matters (risk assessment, ongoing monitoring, coordination of the Outsourcing Committee, update of the outsourcing register)
  • Being a part of the independent Risk team, work with IT Risk & Security team on the technology risk identification, assessment and monitoring of Technology and Cyber risks and controls
  • Conduct operational due diligence on service providers and Alternative funds
  • Provide advice on operational risk related matters
  • Develop initiatives to raise OpRisk awareness

Education Qualification

  • Tertiary degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics

Experience and Skills

  • Proactive, self-starter and independent
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills
  • Hands-on experience in risk and control assessment
  • Ability to challenge the status quo and drive changes
  • Comfortable engaging multiple individuals with different level of seniority
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and work under tight timeline
  • Knowledge of the investment management industry


  • Competitive and reward for performance

Register your interest for the position by writing to careers@fullerton.com.sg with your CV, resume and transcript (for internships only).