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Assistant VP/VP, Group Compliance - Sanctions

Posting Date:  17-Jun-2022
Location: 

Raffles Place, Singapore, SG

Company:  United Overseas Bank Limited

About UOB

United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) is a leading bank in Asia with a global network of more than 500 branches and offices in 19 countries and territories in Asia Pacific, Europe and North America. In Asia, we operate through our head office in Singapore and banking subsidiaries in China, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand, as well as branches and offices.

Our history spans more than 80 years. Over this time, we have been guided by our values — Honorable, Enterprising, United and Committed. This means we always strive to do what is right, build for the future, work as one team and pursue long-term success. It is how we work, consistently, be it towards the company, our colleagues or our customers.

About the Department

The Compliance function is a strategic partner and a trusted business enabler to the Board and senior management. It is our responsibility to ensure that the Group continuously fulfils its regulatory obligations in today’s tight and dynamic regulatory landscape. To do that, we work closely with internal stakeholders to identify and to assess regulatory risks. This collaboration also includes developing practical solutions that integrate regulations into operational requirements as well as actively shaping and promoting stronger compliance culture and literacy in the Bank.

The competitive business environment and constant product innovation coupled with the ever evolving regulatory landscape propel the compliance function to go beyond regulatory advisory to focus on active risk identification and management, instilling a robust regulatory compliance control framework and active participation in the provision of sound and sustainable solutions to meet the Bank’s emerging needs.

In line with this  direction, we are looking for strategic and forward-looking individuals with sound understanding of the banking business operations to join our dynamic team in Group Compliance Sanctions Division.

Job Responsibilities

•    Strong knowledge and experience in international financial sanctions laws and regulations.
•    At least 5 – 7 years of relevant work experience, preferably in compliance, audit or operational risk management.
•    Strong writing and communication skills with ability to develop a strong working partnership with external and internal stakeholders.
•    Team player and demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and work independently.
•    High personal standard of ethics, integrity and commitment to fulfilling the objectives of the position.
•    Ability to understand business issues and develop solutions that meet regulatory requirements while minimizing impact to normal business processes

Job Requirements

  • Strong knowledge and experience in international financial sanctions laws and regulations.
  • At least 5 – 7 years of relevant work experience, preferably in compliance, audit or operational risk management.
  • Strong writing and communication skills with ability to develop a strong working partnership with external and internal stakeholders.
  • Team player and demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and work independently.
  • High personal standard of ethics, integrity and commitment to fulfilling the objectives of the position.
  • Ability to understand business issues and develop solutions that meet regulatory requirements while minimizing impact to normal business processes.

Be a part of UOB Family

UOB is an equal opportunity employer. UOB does not discriminate on the basis of a candidate's age, race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or other non-merit factors. All employment decisions at UOB are based on business needs, job requirements and qualifications. If you require any assistance or accommodations to be made for the recruitment process, please inform us when you submit your online application.

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