Head of Risk at OKX - Apr 24

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Head of Risk

OKX Jobs · Dublin · Finance & Accounting
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Job Overview

The Risk function at OKX is responsible for the overall Risk culture at the company. We’re a team of risk-minded problem solvers who advise the business on the company’s regulatory obligations and enterprise risk. What You'll Be Doing Overall responsibility for the ongoing development, application and review of an effective Risk Management framework. Develop and implement risk management processes and controls having regard to the size and complexity of the OKX’s business by:

  • designing, developing and implementing the Risk Management framework to deliver adequate identification, reporting, escalation, management and mitigation of risks;
  • operating the Risk Management Function in accordance with the GFSC DLT Principles, any other applicable regulation and best practice;
  • discovering and assessing short/medium/long-term emerging risks, analysing internal and external events;
  • developing a risk appetite framework and defining and documenting the annual Risk Appetite Statement and risk tolerance limits for all risk categories;
  • providing overviews of the actual risk and liquidity levels for OKX Gibraltar, in comparison to documented limits and appetites;
  • monitoring and reporting of OKX Gibraltar’s overall risk profile and compliance with the risk limits;
  • reporting details of breaches to risk limits and analysis of likelihood of future breaches;
  • developing an appropriate stress testing programme in line with OKX’s key risks and reporting on the results of stress testing;
  • providing input on financial and non-financial risks in relation to capital planning;
  • developing appropriate business continuity and recovery plans;
  • working collaboratively with risk owners to ensure risks are identified, documented and managed appropriately;
  • providing oversight and challenge to operational processes, in particular in assessment of the risks connected with product features;
  • managing risks in respect of deviations from operational processes and operational failures, overseeing and reporting on the steps taken to remediate these;
  • providing input on suggested remedial action required to address relevant risks;
  • providing regular risk reports to the Boards;
  • advising the Board on the impact on OKX’s risk profile and associated risks of strategic and operational decisions;
  • establishing and maintaining risk management policies and procedures;
  • operating an appropriate training programme on risk management best practices; and
  • advising on and implementing appropriate risk treatments (avoidance, acceptance, reduce - i.e. mitigating controls, transfer etc).

What We Look For In You:

  • 5+ years’ experience of working at senior management level within a risk management function, including knowledge and responsibility of establishing and operating a risk management framework.
  • Ideally, recent crypto exposure and a keen interest in crypto.
  • Experience of working in a financial services regulated environment.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with relevant stakeholders and provide practical, actionable and value added recommendations.
  • Recognised Risk Management qualification, e.g. CRM, IRM, PRMIA is advantageous.

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OKX Overview

Established in 2017, OKX has emerged as a global leader among cryptocurrency spot and derivatives exchanges, harnessing the power of blockchain technology to transform the financial landscape with a diverse and sophisticated portfolio of products, solutions, and trading tools. With a user base of over 20 million across more than 180 regions worldwide, OKX is dedicated to creating an immersive platform that invites individuals to delve into the realm of cryptocurrency. Besides operating a top-tier DeFi exchange, OKX offers OKX Insights - a research arm at the forefront of the latest cryptocurrency trends. Driven by its unwavering commitment to innovation and an extensive suite of crypto products and services, OKX envisions a future where financial access is underpinned by blockchain and decentralized finance.

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