Consulting

Project Manager (FRTB)

Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Our Challenge

As a Project Manager, you will be a part of a Transformation Team that closely collaborates across regions with Change Managers and Development Teams to work on Risk & Regulatory Change (FRTB) on a global scale. You will work on end-to-end projects across feasibility studies, project planning, requirement analysis, and UAT management. While not required, a relevant professional qualification, such as a FRM or CFA, is preferred.

Responsibilties

  • Act as the overall project manager and delivery lead to deliver regulatory change projects across Asia 
  • Manage/undertake end-to-end project tasks from feasibility study, project planning, requirement analysis, UAT management to implementation support 
  • Develop project documents such as user requirement specifications and UAT plan 
  • Develop in-scope procedure manuals and forms 
  • Ensure coordination of all e2e activities with respect to the SA delivery, including maintaining a delivery plan, RAID management, running the Work Stream Delivery Committee and being hands-on with all work streams delivering SA items (e.g., Reg Reporting, Target Operating Model, Traceability and Multi-Jurisdiction Rule Implementation) 
  • Provide guidance to and steer Business Heads, as this is our most senior Program role in the Asia Region. You will also be responsible for managing stakeholders and ensuring participation from all F2B departments ahead of the FRTB Standardized Approach obligations starting 

Requirements

You are:

  • Educated to University Degree Level (or equivalent); a relevant professional qualification (FRM, CFA) is desirable 
  • Experienced in general or wholesale banking, including Commercial Banking, Global Banking & Markets or Wholesale Credit 
  • Highly understanding of the regulatory landscape, particularly relating to the Fundamental Review of the Trading Book or previous experience in a Regulatory Capital Policy function. Knowledge of regulatory landscape in Asia (HKMA, CBIRC, MAS, OJK, etc.) is advantageous 
  • Equipped with relevant work experience in a bank, rating agency, consultancy or advisory firm 
  • Experienced in managing direct reports/teams 

It would be great if you also had:

  • Experience of Front to Back Process 
  • Some understanding of statistics and concepts of the risk modelling process  

We Can Offer You

  • A highly competitive compensation and benefits package 
  • A multinational organization with offices in 17 global locations and the possibility to work abroad 
  • 22 days of paid annual leave + sick leave 
  • Maternity & Paternity leave plans 
  • A comprehensive insurance plan including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and long-/short-term disability 
  • Retirement savings plans 
  • A higher education certification policy 
  • Extensive training opportunities, focused on skills, substantive knowledge, and personal development 
  • On-demand Udemy for Business for all Synechron employees with free access to more than 5000 curated courses 
  • Coaching opportunities with experienced colleagues from our FinLabs and Center of Excellences (CoE) groups 
  • Cutting edge projects at the world’s leading tier-one banks, financial institutions and insurance firms 
  • A flat and approachable organization 
  • An excellent working atmosphere: regular drinks, sports activities, offsite weekends with a young, dynamic team 
  • A truly diverse, fun-loving and global work culture 

Diversity & Inclusion are fundamental to our culture, and Synechron is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. Our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiative ‘Same Difference’ is committed to fostering an inclusive culture – promoting equality, diversity and an environment that is respectful to all. We strongly believe that a diverse workforce helps build stronger, successful businesses as a global company. We empower our global workforce by offering flexible workplace arrangements, mentoring, internal mobility, learning and development programs.

All employment decisions at Synechron are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to the applicant’s gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, disabled or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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