Senior Vice President / Vice President, Risk & Control Head, Institutional Banking Group COO Office

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited
  • 24 Nov 17 2017-11-24

Senior Vice President / Vice President, Risk & Control Head, Institutional Banking Group COO Office

DBS. Living, Breathing Asia.

DBS is a leading financial services group in Asia, with over 280 branches across 18 markets. Headquartered and listed in Singapore, DBS has a growing presence in the three key Asian axes of growth: Greater China, Southeast Asia and South Asia. The bank's capital position, as well as "AA-" and "Aa1" credit ratings, is among the highest in Asia-Pacific. DBS has been recognised for its leadership in the region, having been named "Asia's Best Bank" by The Banker, a member of the Financial Times group, and "Best Bank in Asia-Pacific" by Global Finance. The bank has also been named "Safest Bank in Asia" by Global Finance for seven consecutive years from 2009 to 2015.


  • Cover the quality assurance of client on-boarding process and develop a risk-based monitoring / review mechanism in a longer run
  • Enhance risk governance and control function of front-to-end process of new initiatives in the segment, e.g. Satellite Branches/smart panel set up in IBG4
  • Perform analytical review of past suspected fraud and fraudulent cases as lesson learnt and study any behavioral pattern for preventive measures
  • Coordinate and drive automation / digitization of transaction monitoring and fraud prevention
  • Oversee sales process, fair dealing, data protection governance of the business
  • Facilitate the business segment to comply with the Bank's policies / standards and external regulations by:
    • Disseminating information, leading and coordinating the implementation of Bank's policies, procedures & controls to ensure compliance;
    • Promoting risk control awareness; and
    • Acting as contact person to liaise with other Support Units including Compliance, Legal, Audit and Risk Management on control and compliance matters.

  • Proactively evaluate the business and risk of products, processes & new systems in IBG 4 segment, and provide an independent assessment to the Management
  • Coordinate stakeholders within the business segment to review, devise and implement relevant policies, processes, controls, systems, documents to comply with new or amended laws


  • Degree holder in relevant discipline including but not limited to business administration and risk management
  • Possess at least 12 years' experience or more in Institutional Banking management or regulatory /compliance or control.
  • Sufficient knowledge and experience of the IBG's business processes and related regulatory requirement, with drive to keep updated on prevailing market and regulatory news and developments.
  • Ability to provide balanced perspective between business expediency as well as risk & control
  • Ability to work closely and effectively with relevant stakeholders locally and at regional level to rollout / implement needful control related policies and procedures.
  • Strong professional experience on compliance & risk control in banking and in Institutional Banking products and operations.
  • Strong leadership, project and people management with good communication and analytical skills.
  • Change agent, decisive and methodical

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