Regional Head of Data Risk At HSBC

 Regional Head of Data Risk At HSBC


Regional Head of Data Risk At HSBC



Role Purpose:

 Global Operational and Resilience Risk (ORR) is a sub function of Group Risk. Its purpose is to make sure HSBC understands, and is in control of its non-financial risk position. In addition, the function provides resilience risk stewardship to the Regional Business and Functions and the entities we operate in. This is achieved through:


Completing analytical assessments and opining on the control environment of the First Line of Defense (1LOD) within Businesses and Regions

Constructive challenge to the businesses and functions on their control environment and assessment of risk

Oversight of emerging risks, strategic business initiatives and local change activity and new/materially changed products

Analysis of risk exposure across all bank operations and territories to inform capital management and stress testing requirements

Completing thematic reviews and aggregated reporting of the Non-Financial Risk profile of the bank

Responsibility for the implementation of a Risk Management Framework (RMF) that sets out governance, policies and practices to proactively identify, assess, measure and report on, mitigate and control operational risk exposures associated with HSBC’s businesses and operations at all levels of the organization.


The role holder will have regional responsibility for:

Supporting the deployment of deep subject matter expertise around data risk regionally

Providing advice, guidance and challenge to senior businesses, functions and entity management in region

Supporting development and oversight of effective implementation of the Group’s data risk framework across the Group

Providing guidance and support with policy writing, owning and monitoring compliance with a comprehensive set of clear and concise policies that outline the key principles and minimum requirements applicable to the management of data risk 

Engaging with risk owners, control owners and risk stewards to ensure data risks are managed in accordance to policy

Overseeing compliance, for example, through the Risk and Control Assessment process, Top Risk Assessments and Incident Management process

Promoting and developing data risk awareness and risk management culture in order to ensure that the material risks are both evident and effectively managed

Identifying any concerning trends and challenging the business to address these

Supporting with defining the risk and control library, including minimum control standards, with input from Risk Owners, Business Service and Control Owners, specifying key risks and key controls

Recommending RCA scoping for data risk controls and challenge where this is not appropriately applied in the RCA

Driving appropriate governance for data risk across key stakeholders and senior control owners

Reporting on risk and control profile, including impacts of external environment changes, emerging risks and changes to the business strategy.




Expert level of data risk management knowledge

Ability to communicate effectively, building strong relationships and influence senior internal and external stakeholders

Comprehensive knowledge of the external environment (threat, regulatory, geopolitical, competitor, technological landscapes)

A change agent who challenges the status quo constructively and positively, leading relevant strategies that enable safe growth of HSBC

A degree preferable in relevant discipline

Proven track record in delivering on time, to budget and to a high level of quality

Providing Expert Advice and Robust Challenge

Delivering Risk Steward Policies

Oversee, Review, and Challenge Risks and Controls

Understanding and Applying Risk Management in Context


Job Field : Risk and Compliance

Primary Location : Middle East-Egypt-Egypt-Helwan

Schedule : Full-time Shift : Day Job

Type of Vacancy : Region vacancy

Job Posting : 11-Apr-2021, 12:56:18 Unposting Date : 25-Apr-2021, 21:59:00

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