Assistant Vice President, Project Manager, Asian Compliance Office – Compliance Technology


Position Description

Job Responsibilities:

  • Drive and Project manage compliance technology work streams including

but not limited to those arising from:

  • Transaction Filtering
  • Customer Screening
  • Trade Finance Screening
  • Case Management
  • Lists Management
  • Systems Testing and Tuning
  • Systems Inventory & Tech Standards
  • Data Analytics
  • Robotics Process Automation
  • Management Information and Reporting

Specific tasks will include (but not limited to):

  • Own the full project initiatives and BAU in the above streams end to end
  • Ensure the program is aligned to and supports strategic objectives
  • Prepare/Co-ordinate detailed project plan for all phases of the project
  • Manage the day-to-day project, BAU activities, including project
  • management working group and steering committees
  • Understand interdependencies between technology, operations and business needs
  • Monitor, track and control outcomes to resolve issues, conflicts, dependencies and critical path deliverables
  • Ensure that projects and programs are proceeding according to scope, schedule, budget and quality standards
  • Coordination between global, regional and local stakeholders including subject matter experts, in-country and regional heads of
  • compliance, head office teams in both Tokyo and New York, various technology teams
  • Regular communications with above stakeholders to collect business/user requirements, execute project surveys, build consensus on competing priorities, resolve conflicts, obtain buy-in on project timelines, UAT and Go-Live dates
  • Working with above stakeholders to conduct systems feasibility studies, liaison with vendors, UATs, training etc.
  • Capture, document and address both local and regional regulatory intricacies
  • Plan, arrange and conduct meetings/teleconferences as necessary to drive sanctions technology work streams (note: occasional late night/early morning calls with New York colleagues can be expected)
  • Strict adherence to project deadlines, including tracking of project statuses, identifying and logging of issues for escalation in a timely manner
  • Generating and distribution of weekly/monthly project updates for reporting to the Head of Sanctions and other senior management as necessary
  • Assist in any other ad-hoc systems related work as assigned by the Head of Sanctions from time to time

Experience Level

Minimum Requirements

Job Requirements:

  • Project management experience a must
  • Experience in VBA Macro, data analytics tools - Python, R and exposure to SQL is MUST.
  • Proven track record in leading or at least playing an active/first-hand role in implementing sanctions solutions regionally/globally
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills
  • Excellent time management and strong discipline in keeping to project milestones
  • Experience in conflict resolution, consensus building and management of competing priorities
  • Well organised and disciplined in maintaining project documentation
  • Confident and comfortable in dealing with senior management/stakeholders
  • Ability to work flexible hours from time to time due to time zone differences
  • Willingness to take on ad-hoc tasks as assigned from time to time

How to Apply