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SVP, Head of Risk Management | New York, NY

SVP, Head of Risk Management | New York, NY
August 3, 2020 Chitra Sharma

International Bank in New York City is seeking an SVP, Head of Risk Management to join in a Leadership role.


  • SVP of Risk Management will review credit proposals, new applications, annual reviews and status reports, and ensure lending in compliance with internal credit policies / guidelines and regulatory requirements.
  • Manage and supervise Credit and Risk Management officers in managing various risks including credit, market, interest rate, liquidity, new product, and operational risks.
  • Review risk management guidelines and guidelines facilitating the implementation of Banks business strategies; for market development and to fulfill the statutory regulations.
  • SVP of Risk Management will monitor the compliance with the Bank Group’s risk management statutory requirements and policies.
  • Responsible for identifying, assessing, monitoring and controlling various risks such as, market, interest rate, liquidity, new product and operational risks. Member of various local committees
  • Ability to cultivate and promote strong risk management culture within the Bank; maintain effective interactive communications on risk management related issues with relevant parties including business units, operational managers, senior executives, regulators, and auditors.
  • Participate and attend committee meetings across various departments.
  • Manage the asset quality of the Bank; assist in problem loan restructuring and collections.
  • Ability to arrange and provide training for credit / risk management personnel.
  • Successfully work with Executive Management on credit investigations and other risk management related inquiries.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or Finance
  • 10-15 years of experience, to include Credit Risk and other risk areas
  • Management and leadership experience
  • Experience in Commercial Banks and/or US Branches of International Banks
  • Knowledge of Accounting software; Database software; Internet software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software
  • Ability to define problems, collects data, establishes facts, and draws valid conclusions
  • Excellent communication skills