Director - Technology Compliance Advisor

  • SGD150000 - SGD200000 per annum + full benefits package
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Nicoll Curtin - Singapore , EA Licence No: 11C5620
  • 15 Oct 17 2017-10-15

As this Global bank is currently pivoting towards Digitalization and Rapid-Innovation, there is a need to ensure the solutions and functionality of new technology adhere to the regulatory landscape. As a Senior Compliance Advisor you will work in partnership with business and functions to perform a due diligence review on the initiatives and advise the regulatory requirement without any compromise on the risk and controls guidelines as defined by the bank's policy.

As a Senior Compliance Advisor you will work in partnership with business and functions to perform a due diligence review on the initiatives and advise the regulatory requirement without any compromise on the risk and controls guidelines as defined by the bank's policy. You will manage and maintain the knowledge base to ensure this central repository is leveraged as the golden source for consistent and well-evidenced advice.

This advisory team will foster strong partnerships with key Stakeholders who leverage the services of the Data, Technology, Operations, and Outsourcing Compliance team.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

Manage Stakeholder Expectations

  • Develop and manage a regulatory clearance and engagement strategy for projects and initiatives which relate to data, technology, operations and outsourcing risk, and participate in the roll-out with business lines, functions, and other compliance teams
  • Provide concise and relevant status updates to stakeholders, project working groups, project steering committees and proactively escalate issues as necessary

Advisory

  • Engage, communicate and collaborate with country compliance teams and other risk and control teams to expedite and attain country sign-offs (e.g. country outsourcing committee approvals, regulatory approvals and notifications) for stakeholder initiatives
  • Provide business project advisor, steering project design and direction to ensure that regulatory requirements are addressed and incorporated in design, includes review of business requirements documentation, functional specifications, service level agreements, architectural designs etc;
  • Undertake quality assurance reviews of documentation required for regulatory engagement, at times providing input to facilitate preparation of materials required for regulatory approvals
  • Review new technology initiatives to ensure that appropriate controls are designed and established prior to implementation, perform technology compliance review prior to on-boarding (both internal and external engagement), highlight any significant issues to relevant teams for consideration

Qualifications and Skills

  • Stakeholder management
  • Project Prioritisation and escalation, strong Project management and/or process skills
  • Excellent and proven oral and written communication skills - ability to present technical information clearly and concisely
  • Knowledge of the banking regulatory environment, and how that interfaces with the provision of technology and operational services, and the use of outsourcing, banking secrecy, cross-border transfers of data and information security in particular
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills
  • Ability to summarise complex concepts in a concise manner
  • Excellent and proven oral and written communication skills - ability to present technical information clearly and concisely
  • Prior operational knowledge or experience in at least 1 of the following: corporate, investment, retail, private banking preferred
  • Core knowledge in risk identification, risk assessment, controls development, training, monitoring and reporting
  • Ability to analyse relevant laws and regulations, identify key underlying themes and aggregate information
  • Understanding of the Group's organisation and internal procedures desirable
  • Ability to engage and partner with country compliance teams at a global level to deliver a consolidated view on country requirements
  • Ability to influence and persuade
  • Attention to detail