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Senior Vice President, Anti-Fraud & Anti Bribery & Corruption, Group Compliance

United Overseas Bank
Singapore, Singapore
Closing date
Mar 14, 2024

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Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Senior Vice President, Anti-Fraud & Anti Bribery & Corruption, Group Compliance

Posting Date: 13 Feb 2024

Singapore (City Area), SG, 048624

Company: United Overseas Bank Ltd

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.

Job Responsibilities

  • Supports the Head of Anti-Fraud, Bribery & Corruption Policy, Advisory and Training in the development 2LoD control and oversight framework for anti-fraud, bribery and corruption (AFBC) compliance engagement with Line 1 entities.
  • Ensure AFBC standards and requirements are implemented to a high standard throughout the UOB Group.
  • Acts as a subject matter expert on AFBC related topics impacting UOB.
  • Supports the ongoing design, implementation, and execution of the Group AFBC Programme.
  • Manages the flow of Fraud & ABC escalations, ensuring that responses are provided by the team in a timely manner and that key stakeholders are engaged as necessary
  • Develops detailed analysis and recommendations for AFBC compliance related escalations from business & support units
  • Supports and in some cases manages proactive engagement with business & support units, providing updates on AFBC compliance issues
  • Supports the oversight of the AFBC policies to ensure compliance with regulatory and Group standards.
  • Provides oversight of AFBC policies, exemptions, exceptions and breaches.
Policies/procedures and training
  • Supports the development and maintenance of frameworks & policies relating to AFBC compliance, including supporting business units in the implementation of an effective control framework.
  • Defines, updates and communicates procedures for the AFBC team to ensure that AFBC compliance activities are conducted with robust processes and provide sufficient support to business & support units to achieve alignment with Group AFBC standards.
  • Maintains relevant training material for AFBC compliance and updates material to accommodate new risks and regulatory requirements, in some cases managing and overseeing the delivery of the training materials to business & support units.
Senior Management engagement
  • Assists in the production of AFBC program metrics and other management information efforts to facilitate the reporting requirement to Senior Management on Fraud & ABC operations and frameworks.
  • Supports the Head of AFBC Policy, Advisory and Training where necessary with the preparation of materials for committees and Senior Management in relation to Fraud & ABC operations and frameworks.
Job Requirements
  • 10-15 years of experience in the financial industry with a specific focus on Fraud and/or ABC
  • Strong knowledge of Fraud and/or ABC regulatory frameworks
  • Experience with Fraud and/or ABC control/policy design and implementation
  • Understanding of banking industry, esp. retail and wholesale banking products
  • Experience writing, owning and operationalizing compliance policies in a financial services/banking context
  • Experience engaging with multiple stakeholders at all levels of seniority, including Senior Management, both in Line 1 business teams and internal control teams
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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