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If you’re looking for a career that will give you plenty of opportunities to develop, join HSBC and your future will be rich with potential. Whether you want a career that could take you to the top, or simply take you in an exciting new direction, HSBC offers opportunities, support and rewards that will take you further.

Global Functions (GFs) play a vital role in supporting the bank’s Global Businesses and offer a broad range of career opportunities in areas from legal, risk and finance to human resources, sustainability, marketing and communications. Their operational and functional teams around the world help HSBC’s Global Businesses to operate efficiently and effectively on a day-to-day basis. They also focus on controls and governance to reduce risk and protect the Group’s reputation.

We are currently seeking a high calibre professional to join our team as an Head of Compliance Advisory WPB.

Principal Accountabilities: 

Impact on the Business

  • Oversee the critical Compliance policies and systems that impact HBVN and ensure that the Group’s exposure to Regulatory Compliance and Financial Crime risks is managed in a commercially sensitive, practical and cost effective manner.
  • Provide advice and support on Regulatory Compliance and Financial Crime risks to senior management, Compliance and other colleagues.
  • Membership of HBVN WPB Executive Committees. 

Customer / Stakeholders
  • Reporting to country CCO as relevant on Regulatory Compliance and Financial Crime risks matters.  
  • Ensure that senior management are appropriately advised of all material Compliance related matters relating to HBVN. 
  • Manage and foster a strong relationship with all relevant regulators in relation to the activities of HBVN   and ensure timely disclosure of relevant information, in relation to financial crime, and regulatory compliance related matters. 
  • Ensure that positive relationships are maintained with other external stakeholders relevant to the Compliance agenda. 
Leadership and Teamwork

  • Provide leadership to and develop the Compliance Function for HBVN liaising closely with functional reports and (where relevant) with local line managers. 
  • Maintain and develop positive and professional working relationships with senior business managers and Compliance colleagues at the Group level and those in other Regions and Businesses.
  • Create an environment for the delivery of consistent performance measurement, training, career management and succession planning across the HBVN Compliance capability.
  • Establish a strategy for the sharing of Regulatory Compliance and Financial Crime risks related compliance knowledge and best practice across HBVN and the wider Compliance Function and Group.

Operational Effectiveness and Control 

  • Create a framework for the effective risk-based monitoring of the implementation of Regulatory Compliance and Financial Crime risks related policies and controls across HBVN.
  • Agree and oversee the implementation, embedding and monitoring of the adherence to the Compliance FIM in HBVN. 
  • Monitor and assess the resourcing, costs and spend of the HBVN Compliance team.

Certifications, Qualifications and Experience

  • Significant experience as a regulator, or a senior compliance manager across all areas of Compliance risk within a global firm, in the financial services industry.  
  • Detailed and extensive knowledge of the HSBC Group structure, its business and personnel, and HSBC’s corporate culture. 
  • Significant leadership experience and an experienced strategic thinker.
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills, with experience of dealing with executives at all levels.
  • Ability to develop practical, cost effective solutions to complex global issues. 
  • A legal or formal accountancy qualification or professional background in a relevant risk or audit discipline.

You’ll achieve more when you join HSBC. 

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