Business Operational Risk Manager (6 months contract)

Location: Singapore, Singapore
Specialisation: Contracting
Salary: S$70000 - S$96000 per annum
REF: BBBH217724_1514941438

This is an urgent requirement which is seeking for an experienced operational risk candidate to assist the Financial Markets COO, Control and Change function in coordinating, driving and directing effective Front Office supervision and control.


  • Ensure global best practice and consistency around the region, implementing controls and regulatory and internal requirements.
  • Drive the Process Improvement agenda of the Business and proactively seek new and improved ways to execute controls.
  • Work with global peers and second-line functions to ensure appropriate evolution of the business control environment.


50% of the time:
Primary responsibilities include the execution of Daily Regulatory Controls including but not limited to the following areas:


  • Hard Margin Substantiation - identify in-scope trades and manage workflow from initiation to completion.


  • Volcker Assurance - monitoring use of the Market Making and Non-Trading exemptions. Ongoing management of documentation requirements placed on the business from these regulations
  • Hedge Effectiveness - completing the manual templates


  • Termsheet Analytics Portal (Termsheet completeness controls) - Manually extracting data from every Termsheet loaded into iCDMS and adding it to TAP records, then performing a completeness check on the content. To report exceptions and obtain feedback from Sales on exceptions.
  • Termsheet Dispensation Portal - maintain and update Termsheet dispensations and ensure approvals are in place for each dispensation.
  • A&S Dispensation Portal - new admin tool planned to track and manage A&S dispensations.
  • Order Recording - Checking the details in Bloomberg vault of IB conversations for missed deals. Ensure adherence to the new Order Recording Arrangements
  • PTMM - to manage the client lists that are set up on the Bloomberg page for quoting PTMM vs. those that are not on an ongoing basis
  • Text Alerts - to manage and check that text message service is set up is in place, and manage the service for those clients that have opted in for the service
  • Monitoring Forwards in the Sales Workflow Account - Somebody will be required to monitor daily exception reports issued by Ops and ensure that no forwards are left by sales


  • Benchmark Rate Controls - ensuring that Benchmark Rate Submissions are performed in accordance with policy and duly substantiated.

20% of the time:

  • In addition, the individual will need to develop tactical systems to automate the above Daily Regulatory Controls they are performing.

30% of the time:

  • Engage with stakeholders to understand new processes within the Operational Risk Framework and document procedures and flowcharts.


  • Strong Operational Risk and/or Finance experience with a proven track record of achieving business outcomes
  • Familiar with Operational Risk Frameworks in a Banking environment
  • Familiar with Banking Regulation, i.e. Volcker, Dodd Frank, Margin Reform, Best Execution
  • Years of experience = 3+
  • Special Skills = Murex, Excel, Macros, VB a plus
  • Product Skills = Financial Markets Products
  • Personality = strong interpersonal skills and work hard
  • Ability to challenge and influence the views of more senior staff
  • Strong Verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Big team player
  • Collaborative
  • Outside-the-box thinker
  • Task oriented

Business Registration Number: 200611680D | Licence Number: 10C5117 | EA Personnel Registration Number: R1109257