Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Risk ManagerBased: Malaysia(Selangor, Based in Petaling Jaya)

Star Publications was founded in 1971. The Company set up its office in Penang and The Star newspaper is the Malaysia's first provincial tabloid English newspaper. It was the first newspaper to introduce the modern method (at that time) of newspaper production - electronic typewriters and offset printing. In 1976, The Star graduated from a regional newspaper to a national daily. During the early 80s, The Star moved from Penang to Kuala Lumpur to accommodate a growing staff force and incorporated the latest printing technologies. The Company began publishing its own magazines - Kuntum (Bahasa Malaysia monthly educational magazine), Shang Hai (Chinese monthly business magazine, Galaxie (fortnightly English entertainment magazine) and Flavours (bi-monthly English magazine on creative food and lifestyle). In 1995, Star Publications (M) Berhad was listed on the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange main board. In 2002, the Company began its operations in the new state-of-art printing plant in Shah Alam called Star Media Hub and Bayan Lepas, Penang called Star Northern Hub in 2003, offering increased printing capacity and greater flexibility for newspaper pagination and colour.
We are seeking suitably qualified and a dynamic individual for the following position based in our Headquarters in Petaling Jaya:

The role reports to the Chief Risk Officer. The principal role of the Risk Manager will be to manage the Risk Management Framework across all parts of the business and will be required to assist in providing strategic advice and assurance to the Audit Committee on the adequacy of the Risk Management in the Group.

Job Description:

Build on the current risk management framework by developing and implementing risk-assessment models and methodologies;
Risk assessment which involves managing the process, identifying, describing, analyzing and estimating risks;
Risk evaluation which involves comparing assessed risks with established risk criteria;
Risk treatment by selecting and implementing measures to control and mitigate risks;
Monitor and review processes and operations to ensure risk and compliance arrangements are in place;
Ensuring that risk awareness is communicated effectively and embedded at all levels of the organization by providing support, education and training;
Produce reports and presentations that outline findings, explain risk position and recommend changes.

Job Requirement:
Recognized Degree/ Professional qualification
Experience in a similar capacity;
Strong facilitation skills;
Comprehensive knowledge of practices and principles of risk management;
Strong communication and report writing skills;
Possess sound judgment and ability to solve problems.

Please submit a detailed resume including current and expected salary, contact telephone number and a recent passport-sized photograph (n.r.) to:

Human Resources & Administration
Star Publication (M) Berhad (10894-D)
P.O Box 8612
Kelana Jaya
46793 Petaling Jaya

not later than 26 January 2011

Or e-mail:

Kindly indicate position applied for on the left hand corner of the envelope.
(Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.)


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