Risk Manager (REQ-2270)

Shenzhen Asia PacificChinaShenzhen
HID Global
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Mid-Senior Level

The Company:

HID Global powers the trusted identities of the world's people, places and things. Every day millions of people in more than 100 countries use our products and services to securely access physical and digital places. Over 2 billion things that need to be identified, verified and tracked are connected through HID Global’s technology. We make it possible for people to transact safely, work productively and travel freely. We work with governments, universities, hospitals, financial institutions and some of the most innovative companies on the planet—helping them to create trusting and trusted physical and digital environments so that they and the people who use them can fulfill their potential. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, HID Global has over 4,000 employees worldwide and operates international offices that support more than 100 countries. HID Global® is an ASSA ABLOY Group brand. For more information, visit www.hidglobal.com or check us out on https://youtu.be/23km5H4K9Eo   


We are looking for a Risk Manager to support our business development in China.

The Risk Manager aims to effectively identify, monitor, evaluate, and manage the HID Global business, financial and operational risks (including reputational risk) in support of HID Global strategic plans. Risk Manager develops comprehensive processes to monitor, assess, and manage the risk of expected and unexpected events that may have an adverse impact on HID Global. The Risk Manager play a critical function for the firm, driving how the firm takes and manages risk. The Risk professionals execute critical day-to-day risk management activities, lead projects, and contribute to the ongoing advancement of a robust risk management program. Effective coordination with executive management, business units, control departments and technology are critical for success

Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Designing and implementing an overall risk management process for the organization.
  • Performing risk assessments, as well as reviewing all existing internal control procedures.
  • Analyzing current risks and identifying potential risks that are affecting the company
  • Performing risk evaluations: Evaluating the company’s previous handling of risks, and comparing potential risks with criteria set out by the company such as costs and legal requirements
  • Preparing risk management and insurance budgets
  • Risk reporting tailored to the relevant audience. (Educating the board of directors about the most significant risks to the business; ensuring business heads understand the risks that might affect their departments; ensuring individuals understand their own accountability for individual risks)
  • Explaining the external risk posed by corporate governance to stakeholders
  • Creating business continuity plans to limit risks
  • Overseeing policy and compliance audits, which will include liaising with internal and external auditors
  • Reviewing any new major contracts or internal business proposals
  • Building risk awareness amongst staff by providing support and training within the company


  • Proactive with strong analytical, interpersonal and communication skills and ability to build relationships remotely.
  • Ability to work independently, form own judgment/opinions, provide insights and drive change.
  • Ability to interact with and build relationships with people from different departments and levels of seniority Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills; networking outside and inside the organization and building positive relationships with key individuals and groups.
  • Strategic thinker able to absorb complex business issues and draw the right business recommendations whilst ensuring alignment to corporate objectives.
  • Displays good judgement by being able to diplomatically deal with complex and ambiguous situations.
  • Always act ethically, maintaining the highest personal and professional integrity.
  • Interest in Access Control & Security markets is a plus.

Education and/or Experience          

Hold a BA or MA in the fields of in Risk Management, Business Management, Finance, Law. Master's degree preferred.

Ideally 10+ years of Risk Management experience.

Experience in working for European or American entities.

Language Skills                   

Strong verbal (native level Mandarin required) and written communication skills in Chinese and English.

Computer Skills     

Proficient in MS Office applications such as Teams, Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Requirements

Compliance to all relevant HID Global policies and procedures related to Quality, Security, Safety, Business Continuity, and Environmental systems.

Extensive travel and fieldwork both domestically and internationally. Therefore, the candidate must possess, or be able to acquire the required travel documents and visas for North Asia, Europe, and the USA.

Must be legally eligible to work in the country in which you are hired.  

HID Global is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to a diverse workplace and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please contact us at [email protected]

We make it easier for people to get where they want to go!
On an average day, think of how many times you tap, twist, tag, push or swipe to get access, find information, connect with others or track something.  HID technology is behind billions of interactions, in more than 100 countries.  We help you create a verified, trusted identity that can get you where you need to go – without having to think about it.  
When you join our HID team, you’ll also be part of the ASSA ABLOY Group, the global leader in access solutions. You’ll have 50,000 colleagues in more than 70 different countries. We empower our people to build their career around their aspirations and our ambitions – supporting them with regular feedback, training, and development opportunities. Our colleagues think broadly about where they can make the most impact, and we encourage them to grow their role locally, regionally, or even internationally. As we welcome new people on board, it’s important to us to have diverse, inclusive teams, and we value different perspectives and experiences.