APAC Head of Credit

Location: Hong Kong
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: 01_090120
Sector: Accounting & Finance - Financial Services

Brief Overview:

New exciting senior opportunity for senior banking credit risk leaders! My client is an established non-bank platform licensed mortgage lender currently expanding in APAC. They are hiring for an entrepreneur senior credit leader with solid knowledge of the APAC lending practices and able to work closely with the regulators, bankers, and investment management firms.

Responsibilities: 

The role will require frequent interactions with banks, regulators, and market development along with establishing credit risk framework, approval duties, and team management

  • 15 years plus experience in the credit field with leadership responsibilities
  • Lead and facilitate the establishment of Credit Appetite for the company
  • Full oversight of all credit-related activities within the business
  • Liaise with Risk team on ensuring credit best practices and appropriate credit governance
  • Own the credit policy and oversight of credit performance to ensure overall quality remains within our risk appetite
  • Provide advice, oversight, and challenge to business stakeholders to support them discharging their credit responsibilities
  • Provide credit reporting (status, insights and required corrective actions) to relevant governance and business forums
  • Drive cultural awareness focus of Credit & Compliance management