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We are currently seeking a high caliber  professional to join our team as an Head of AML and Financial Crime WPB Vietnam

Principal Accountabilities and Responsibilities.

Impact on the Business
  • Provide advisory services to the business in order to ensure clear understanding of AML risk exposure with respect to clients, transactions and products.
  • Leadership to ensure proactive approach is taken to the identification of any changes in the financial crime risk profile and potential impacts across Vietnam WPB 
  • Development and continuous review for appropriateness of the control framework to monitor financial crime risk developments impacting the WPB business
  • Leadership to drive, develop and implement programmes to quantify impacts and implement actions to address, manage and mitigate impacts of financial crime related regulatory changes across WPB.
  • Membership of Vietnam Financial Crime ExCo, WPB Risk Management Meetings and RRCSCs as well as the relevant Risk Management Meetings in WPB (pls edit as appropriate)
Customer / Stakeholders
  • Lead or liaise with relevant business stakeholders and also stakeholders within WPB to ensure that senior management are appropriately advised of material financial crime and related reputational matters. 
  • Ensure appropriate timely and relevant risk information is provided to appropriate governance forums. 
  • Manage and foster a strong relationship with Vietnam regulators, ensuring timely disclosure of relevant information on financial crime related matters, including relevant activities of WPB
  • Ensure that positive relationships are maintained with executive and senior management of Risk, Audit and Finance at Business and Regional levels and other external stakeholders relevant to the financial crime risk agenda. 
Operational Effectiveness and Control
  • Create a framework for the effective risk-based monitoring of the implementation of AML, anti-bribery/ anti-corruption, tax-evasion and counter proliferation policies and controls across Vietnam.
  • Focus on aligning the operating practices across WPB with changes in Global Financial Crime Standards and ensure that WPB Financial Crime Framework remains appropriate.
  • Ensure all GSM, FIMs, BIMs and dispensations, etc. are updated for changes in Regulation and impacts on business. Agree and oversee the monitoring of the adherence to the financial crime risk elements of the Compliance FIM. 
  • Resolve any/all identified issues promptly and escalate concerns to management as appropriate to ensure timely awareness of any material concerns.
  • Monitor and assess the resourcing, costs and spend of the Vietnam AML and FC WPB team.
Leadership & Teamwork
  • Provide leadership to and materially contribute to the strategy for the Vietnam Financial Crime team 
  • Maintain and develop positive and professional working relationships with senior business managers across Vietnam
  • Create an environment for the delivery of consistent performance measurement, training, career management and succession planning across the Financial Crime team in Vietnam.
  • Establish a strategy for the sharing of financial crime risk knowledge and best practice across Vietnam.
   Certifications, Qualifications and Experience
  • Seasoned professional with experience in Compliance roles, AML, Transaction Monitoring, Tax Transparency or AB&C. 
  • Detailed and extensive knowledge of the HSBC Group structure, its business and personnel, and HSBC’s corporate culture. 
  • Significant knowledge of a financial crime risk framework and experience in its execution, together with knowledge of WPB business and products. 
  • 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 relevant risk or audit discipline.
  • Vietnamese communication is required.
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