Senior Vice President / Executive Director, Deputy Head of Compliance

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited
  • 21 Feb 18 2018-02-21

Senior Vice President / Executive Director, Deputy Head of Compliance

DBS. Living, Breathing Asia.

DBS is a leading financial services group in Asia, with over 280 branches across 18 markets. Headquartered and listed in Singapore, DBS has a growing presence in the three key Asian axes of growth: Greater China, Southeast Asia and South Asia. The bank's capital position, as well as "AA-" and "Aa1" credit ratings, is among the highest in Asia-Pacific. DBS has been recognised for its leadership in the region, having been named "Asia's Best Bank" by The Banker, a member of the Financial Times group, and "Best Bank in Asia-Pacific" by Global Finance. The bank has also been named "Safest Bank in Asia" by Global Finance for seven consecutive years from 2009 to 2016.


  • Liaise with Head of Compliance and/or senior management of business and support units and provide practical assistance, advice on the implementation of regulatory requirements; and ensure timely escalation on major compliance/regulatory issues and developments
  • Facilitate business and support units to formulate and develop internal policies, procedures and guidelines that comply with regulatory requirements and ethical standards
  • Communicate compliance and regulatory matters to relevant business units and assist them in setting up internal control systems that are in compliance with policies and operation procedures
  • Review compliance resource from time to time to ensure adequate support is provided to business and support units
  • Analyze, review and approve new products, services and businesses from a regulatory perspective, advise on applicable compliance and regulatory issues
  • Provide advice and conduct training for relevant business and operation manager and staff on key compliance and regulatory matters
  • Liaise with major Regulators on regulatory and compliance matters as well as foster relationship


  • A degree in Law, Finance, Accountancy or related disciplines and preferably with regulatory background obtained from relevant financial supervisory body
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in compliance or audit fields
  • In-depth knowledge of banking, securities and other financial services related laws or regulations and operations as well as knowledge on the different products and services offered by a bank or financial institution
  • Ability to develop a rapport with businesses but maintaining independence
  • Ability to build strategic working relationship with all business and support units as well as regulatory authorities
  • Good business focus with insights, innovation and the ability to balance risk and control
  • Ability to develop and coach staff and colleagues
  • Excellent people management and analytical skills
  • Good leadership skills to foster compliance culture in the group
  • Good writing ability, interpersonal and communications skills

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