Director, Sanctions Advisory - Regional - Global European Bank

  • competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • CDI, Plein-temps
  • Huxley APAC
  • 02 nov. 17 2017-11-02

Covering Greater China and North Asia, the role is a Senior Sanctions Advisory position with managerial responsibilities of a team size of about 5.

Our client is an International Bank with businesses in Retail & Wholesale Banking. They have a rich history in Hong Kong and have a large presence in the market here.

The role:

Managing a small team of 5, the role requires the incumbent to lead the Sanctions Advisory team with key responsibilities, not limited to the below:

  • Ensure that there is adequate support (people, processes, tools, frameworks, systems) in the [Region/Country/Department] for necessary FCC controls in particular to Sanctions
  • Analyse comprehensive impact of financial crime related regulatory matters on the relevant business area and its operations.
  • Ensure that key changes (to laws, rules, regulations) are communicated and cascaded (in region/country), in coordination with group communications.
  • Keep track of and provide advice to relevant stakeholders on the interpretation and application of regulatory expectations, laws, best practices and policies related to Sanctions
  • Develop, keep up to date and recommend for approval by the relevant Risk Committee, appropriate policies/processes
  • Providing governance and oversight over the implementation of Sanctions-related policies and procedures
  • Provide leadership, management and coaching to direct reports to ensure they are highly engaged and performing to their potential.
  • Deliver/support Sanctions training programs to meet the training needs of FCC.
  • Attend relevant leadership meetings.

The successful candidate should have:

  • Strong Sanctions Advisory experience, about 10 years' in a Sanctions Advisory role, OFAC and Banking
  • Experience managing a small team
  • Regional experience a plus.
  • Role will be based in Hong Kong, and for the right candidate, relocation assistance can be considered

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