Director, Governance & Control (Director)

  • Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Bank of Singapore
  • 17 Nov 18

Director, Governance & Control (Director)

At Bank of Singapore, we are constantly on the lookout for exceptional individuals to join our team. We promote a culture of openness, teamwork and fairness. Most importantly, we invest in our people through our programmes that develop them on both professional and personal levels. Besides attractive remuneration packages, we offer non-financial benefits and opportunities to develop your potential within OCBC Group’s global network of subsidiaries and offices. If you have passion, drive and the will to succeed, rise to the challenge today!

Bank of Singapore opens doors to new opportunities.
Start your career with Bank of Singapore as a Director! !

PMG Management Office is the Operating Centre of Excellence for Product Management Group across all advisory offerings and asset classes. The team is responsible for Strategic initiatives, New products, Change and transformation including Advisory, Foundation and product execution, Operational Risk and control, and Business Management.

Reporting to the Head of PMG Management Office, your key focus would be on identification, assessment and mitigation of operational risks and work with key stakeholders to ensure robust controls within PMG. The role requires thought leadership on operational risk management, strong interpersonal skills, ability to collaborate and lead others to achieve objectives and deliver practical results.


  • Responsible for identification, analysis and mitigation of operational risks as well as implementation and assessment of controls within PMG
  • W ork with Product Heads and Operational risk counterparts to fulfill standard ORM requirements such as RCSA, RRSA etc.
  • Co mmunicate and share analysis with Product management Heads and ORM counterparts ; selectively attend product governance meetings to highlight incidents and key learning
  • C onsolidation and analysis of operational risk data (typically losses, metrics or assessment results) to identify areas of excessive risk and ensure past mitigation efforts are having the desired effect
  • C onduct deep dives of significant operational losses ("events") to determine sequence of events, control weaknesses, errors in judgment, policy or technical deficiencies and develop preventive action plans
  • Ensure operational risk data meets minimum standards for management & reporting
  • Be the subject matter expert for Product Group and represent the department in various cross functional meetings within Bank of Singapore.

  • Relevant experience preferably within capital markets, private banking, wealth management with focus on risk management, audit or related functions within the banking industry
  • Thorough understanding of the regulatory landscape as well as operational risk management frameworks

  • Degree qualified with at least 8-10 years' experience; preference will be for candidates with good analytical skills, understanding of business/product matters in banking and experience in leading cross functional teams
  • You are driven and confident in complex and uncertain situations and are delivery focused;

  • You demonstrate effective leadership, interpersonal and communication skills.

  • You thrive in a fast paced environment and are able to adapt to various demands in a diverse culture.

  • You are well organized and have initiative. You can work independently.
Reporting to Head of PMG Management Office