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Head of Risk, Ireland


Who We Are OKX is one of the world's largest and fastest growing cryptocurrency exchanges. We help millions of people buy and sell bitcoin, and over 30 other crypto assets every day

Who We Are
OKX is one of the world’s largest and fastest growing cryptocurrency exchanges. We help millions of people buy and sell bitcoin, and over 30 other crypto assets every day — but our work is a whole lot more than that. We’re building an inclusive future of finance, one that opens new opportunities to learn financial literacy, store value, and build wealth for everyone.
Ready to help the next billion people experience the future of finance with us? Come on board. We have offices in San Francisco, San Jose, Malta, Hong Kong, Singapore and Japan.
About the Team
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:
  • Acting as a primary senior contact point within OKX for risk related queries and queries from regulatory authorities relating to the risk function of OKX
  • Monitoring and overseeing the performance of outsourced services by outsourced service providers relating to the risk function
  • Ensuring that OKX has the appropriate leadership, oversight and board/committee structures in place to allow for proactive communication and reporting of risk status
  • Responsibility for the development and maintenance of effective risk management systems to include contingency plans to identify, measure, manage and escalate risks, including fraud and information security, proportionate with and reflecting the nature, scale and complexity of OKX’s risks and risk appetite.
  • Reviewing the risk register, mitigation measures, material risk management updates and material breach reports and assessing proposals
  • Reviewing the risk management framework annually to assure the Board of risk management independence and adequacy of resources and authority to operate effectively and deliver timely, accurate detailed data.
  • Advising the Board on due diligence on risk aspects and implications for OKX’s risk appetite on strategic proposals
  • Considering trends and market or regulation driven policy and procedural changes and assessing new products, pricing and material activity outsourcing proposals.
  • Advising the Board on effectiveness of strategies, to include strategy for ongoing management of material risks
  • Representing OKX on a variety of risk-related topics before the regulator and its banking partners
Experience/knowledge required:
  • Experience in payments/electronic money and regulatory risk knowledge
  • A deep understanding of the types of risks, e.g., regulatory, that a company like OKG would face
  • [10]+ years of experience leading risk and compliance organizations in the financial industry
  • Knowledge about financial services regulations and laws;
  • Proven experience as a risk manager or officer;
  • Excellent knowledge of reporting procedures and record keeping;
  • Capability to manage multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously in a fast-paced, high production, professional environment;
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills;
  • Experience in data protection and legal compliance
  • History of maintaining the appropriate Fitness and Probity Standards as defined by the Central Bank of Ireland and approval as a Pre-Approval Controlled Function holder preferable (but not essential)

OKX Statement:

OKX is committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, genetic information, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, lawful alien status, national origin, age, marital status, and non-job related physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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