CHC - Head of Compliance

  • HKD160000 - HKD210000 per annum
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Michael Page
  • 21 Sep 17

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Our client is one of the leading fast growing banking corporations. Owing to rapid growth and expansion, they are looking for a Head of Legal and Compliance to head up all of their Asia Pacific compliance functions.

They can offer the right candidate a great package and a real opportunity to take ownership of the legal and Compliance within their business.


  • Report to Deputy CEO and Lead the Compliance Teams to oversee the full compliance function
  • Oversee and monitor all the Compliance functions (AML, Regulatory Compliance, Compliance Monitoring and testing, legal) in Hong Kong and overseas branches
  • Lead the teams to provide full range of compliance advisory and support to various business units; monitor all licensing and registration matters
  • Provide and participate in compliance training on compliance and regulatory matters
  • Supervise the Team Heads to maintain and update the applicable laws and regulations and drive the appropriate corresponding changes in policies and procedures for the compliance purpose
  • Fully responsible for relevant compliance reporting to regulators and regulatory compliance
  • Supervise a small team of legal counsels


This is a position which requires Strong leadership and projects management skills, coupled with good interpersonal and presentational skills. You will also be a good team player and an excellent leader who innovates and looks for new solutions to existing problems.

Education & Experience

  • Degree in Business / Finance / Accounting or any other related discipline
  • Minimum 10-15 years of relevant experience in banking industry
  • Deep understanding on HKMA guidelines, Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (PDPO), Code of Banking Practice, Companies Ordinance and broad product knowledge;

Skills & Abilities

  • Good leadership, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong problem solving and negotiation skills, plus ability to work under pressure
  • Proficiency in both English and Chinese, fluency in Putonghua an advantage
  • Great sense of ownership and servicing mindset to ensure efficient and effective customer service processes

Job Offer

  • Promising career development in a bank with strong compliance culture
  • Competitive package and performance bonus

To apply online please click the 'Apply' button below. For a confidential discussion about this role please contact Cherry Chan on +852 2848 9514.