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Our client is one of the leading fast growing banking corporations. Owing to rapid growth and expansion, they are looking for a Head of Legal and Compliance to head up all of their Asia Pacific compliance functions.
They can offer the right candidate a great package and a real opportunity to take ownership of the legal and Compliance within their business.
Report to Deputy CEO and Lead the Compliance Teams to oversee the full compliance function
Oversee and monitor all the Compliance functions (AML, Regulatory Compliance, Compliance Monitoring and testing, legal) in Hong Kong and overseas branches
Lead the teams to provide full range of compliance advisory and support to various business units; monitor all licensing and registration matters
Provide and participate in compliance training on compliance and regulatory matters
Supervise the Team Heads to maintain and update the applicable laws and regulations and drive the appropriate corresponding changes in policies and procedures for the compliance purpose
Fully responsible for relevant compliance reporting to regulators and regulatory compliance
Supervise a small team of legal counsels
This is a position which requires Strong leadership and projects management skills, coupled with good interpersonal and presentational skills. You will also be a good team player and an excellent leader who innovates and looks for new solutions to existing problems.
Education & Experience
Degree in Business / Finance / Accounting or any other related discipline
Minimum 10-15 years of relevant experience in banking industry
Deep understanding on HKMA guidelines, Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (PDPO), Code of Banking Practice, Companies Ordinance and broad product knowledge;
Skills & Abilities
Good leadership, communication and interpersonal skills
Strong problem solving and negotiation skills, plus ability to work under pressure
Proficiency in both English and Chinese, fluency in Putonghua an advantage
Great sense of ownership and servicing mindset to ensure efficient and effective customer service processes
Promising career development in a bank with strong compliance culture
Competitive package and performance bonus
To apply online please click the 'Apply' button below. For a confidential discussion about this role please contact Cherry Chan on +852 2848 9514.