SVP - Head of CIB Risk, Governance and Controls (FLOD)

Location
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Salary
Competitive
Posted
11 Feb 2019
Closes
17 Feb 2019
Ref
5272116
Job role
Accountant
KEY ACCOUNTIBILITIES:

Job Specific Accountabilities:

Strategic Contribution – within CIB:
  • Establish and develop the CIB First Line of Defence function to ensure vertical alignment and horizontal integration with other interfacing departmental strategies.
  • Ensure implementation of the Bank’s Compliance strategy within CIB.

Risk, Control and Governance Awareness:

Provide leadership for a team which will conduct the following activities:
  • KYC and on-boarding approval
  • Business risk advisory
  • Business control assurance testing
  • Transaction monitoring support and RFI.

People Management:
  • Effectively lead and manage the CIB UAE FLOD Controlsteam by setting of individual objectives, managing performance, developing and motivating staff to maximise performance
  • Support the Department in talent management and succession planning
  • Provide guidance and on the job training for staff and conduct knowledge sharing sessions.
  • Identify Resource shortfalls against the Department capacity plan and work with HRD to fill positions or identify cover
  • Act as a role model to direct and indirect reports to drive adherence to organisational values and ethics and foster a value driven culture within the bank.

Budgeting and Financial Planning:
  • Prepare and recommend the Department budget and monitor adherence to the budget, while ensuring all sectional activities are conducted in line with the approved guidelines.

Policies, Systems, Process & Procedures:
  • Oversee compliance with Group Compliance Policies and develop CIB & International compliance procedures and processes.
  • Oversee the conduct of periodic gap analysis to ensure that Procedures are in line with regulatory and compliance requirements.
  • Oversee effectiveness of any CIB & International compliance systems to support operational controls including acting as an SME to define CIB system requirements, parameters, scenarios, logic and underlying models. Work closely with Group Compliance Technology, Data & Reporting Team unit to ensure consistency in application and obtain SME advice before roll out / amendments.

Continuous Improvement:
  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvements to CIB & International related Compliance systems, processes and practices based on risks and control deficiencies identified.

Reporting:
  • Working closely with the Group Compliance Technology, Data & Reporting Team on KPI’s and KRIs for reporting to senior stakeholders from CIB Business and Group Compliance.
  • Develop and implement CIB & International reporting mechanism.

Generic:
  • Implement Group Internal Audit, Regulatory and Group CIB & International Compliance (SLOD) recommendations for findings relating to the business unit.

QUALIFICATIONSAND EXPERIENCE:

Minimum Qualification:
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in management, banking, finance, preferably with certification in compliance, KYC/AML/CFT, financial crime or risk management.

Minimum Experience:
  • Minimum of 10-15 years of experience in a reputable international bank, experience of working in regulated jurisdictions and exposure to international financial services regulations;
  • Minimum of 10 years+ of experience preferably in a CIB aligned Risk, Compliance or Internal Audit role
  • A combination of risk management, Internal Audit or Compliance experience would be considered an asset.