Head of Compliance, Asset Management

Location: Singapore
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: 1_100119
Sector: Compliance

Brief Overview:

A leading global investment manager is looking for a Head of Compliance to lead their compliance team in Singapore.

Responsibilities:

  • Be the key point of contact with regulators and ensure adherence to regulatory requirements in the region
  • Design and execute a risk-based compliance monitoring programme
  • To be the designated Money Laundering Reporting Officer and manage suspicious transaction report filing
  • Provide advisory to the business on new initiatives, products and client relationships across the region 
  • To monitor and enhance the effectiveness of AML systems and controls
  • Provide guidance and supervision of the compliance team
  • Facilitate the planning and execution of regional compliance projects
  • Keep abreast of regulatory developments in the region
  • Maintain and enhance compliance policies and manuals
  • Ensure that employees are regularly trained on regulatory obligations and internal guidelines
  • Manage whistle blows, complaints, breaches and risk events, and escalate accordingly

Requirements

  • In-depth understanding and experience with the asset management industry in Singapore
  • Extensive experience in managing relationships with local regulators
  • Strong leadership experience and skills with a hands-on approach
  • Knowledge and experience with the regulatory landscape in the region would be advantageous
  • Effective communication skills and ability to manage key stakeholders
  • Ability to work effectively in a climate of growth and change
If you would like to find out more about this role or connect for future compliance opportunities within financial services, please contact Eliza Ng at ElizaNg@aquissearch.com for a confidential discussion.