Head of compliance and ops risk

Location: Singapore, Singapore
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Banking & Financial Services
Salary: Negotiable
REF: BBBH222590_1527846808

Our client is a boutique bank well-established in Asia, looking to hire its head of compliance and risk management.

You will preserve the bank's reputation for integrity and protect the bank from sanctions with policies and procedures that meet regulatory requirements around the world.

You will be responsible for:

  • Compliance advisory and will guide the business on the best practices
  • Regulatory compliance and will keep a proactive approach and will keep the business aware or any upcoming compliance changes and regulatory obligations and risk assessment of initiatives that impact the business
  • Designing and implementing a preventative compliance monitoring programme to facilitate the maintenance of internal controls for adequate and effective enterprise-wide compliance and operational risk management system.
  • Performing surveillance and monitoring activities of internal practices and procedures to ascertain the exercising of compliance.
  • Supporting the development of policies and procedures in accordance with best practice and regulatory requirements.
  • Participating in strategic projects which will include the development of new product structures.
  • Coordinating and drive the Branch AML/CFT risk management and control process
  • Oversee the operational risk control functions in the Singapore and act as a key member of the Country Risk Committee.
  • Providing direction for entire operational risk management framework of Singapore country
  • Developing and implementing effective risk tolerance limits, guidelines and procedures for operational risk management.

To be qualify, individuals must possess:
- Minimum 12+ years' significant practice in compliance, risk management and regulatory compliance space.
- Proven track record in driving the end to end compliance and risk management scope.
- Strong stakeholder management experience, ability to influence and experience in dealing with regulators.
- Multitasking abilities, and investigative and control mindset

Please note that candidate coming from small set up and used to one man show role will be more suitable for this role.
If your profile meets the requirement above, feel free to apply directly or contact me for further information.

Kindly note that only successful candidates will be contacted.