Associate, Operational Risk Officer - Global Transaction Services (GTS)

  • Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • DBS Bank Limited
  • 24 Apr 19

Associate, Operational Risk Officer - Global Transaction Services (GTS)

Business Function

Global Transaction Services (GTS) comprises of Cash & Trade, Securities Services and Fiduciary Services.

In an increasingly borderless world marked by burgeoning trade flow, expertise in trade finance services is an invaluable asset. With cash the lifeblood of every company, so too, is a good understanding of how to manage these cashflows. Trade Finance, together with Cash Management, is the mainstay of GTS, and is extended to SME and corporate clients for their local and cross-border financial transaction needs.

In Cash & Trade, you will be part of the product management team that provides seamless and cost-effective solutions to customers. Whether it is through conducting market research, or by enhancing a product or system's features to meet customers' needs, you will have every opportunity to shape the business. You will also be exposed to a myriad of Trade and Cash Management products through various marketing campaigns and joint visits with our relationship managers.


  • Enhance risk governance and promote risk and control awareness within the Unit and across locations.
  • Timely implementation of Group's risk policies and guidelines through facilitation and providing advice and guidance in driving operational risk and compliance initiatives and tools.
  • Develop and ensure timely implementation of Unit-specific operational risk guidelines and procedures.
  • Facilitate timely completion of ORM tools and required OR training including Risk and Control Self Assessment (RCSA), Key Risk Indicators, Business Continuity Plan attestation.
  • Track and monitor issue/action plan arising from significant incidents, risk events, CSA, KRI, regulatory inspections, audits etc.
  • Strong Stakeholder engagement skills and ability to build rapport in a collaborative manner with cross-functional stakeholders.
  • Share operational risk best practices and lessons learnt within the Unit and across locations.


  • University degree with relevant professional / industry qualifications with at least 3 years of professional experience in the banking industry with good understanding of transaction banking products, risks & controls and compliance.
  • Proactive and initiator in identifying and driving change initiatives to achieve a robust ops risk & control environment.
  • Good proficiency in MS Office applications. Good knowledge in Power BI and Qlikview will be an advantage.
  • Good writing and communication skills.
  • Strong implementation and organization skills in rolling-out initiatives across locations.
  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills, ability to build rapport, garner respect & exercise authority in a collaborative manner, across all levels & locations.
  • Risk control mindset with ability to achieve a balance between managing risk, customer needs and productivity.

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We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and the professional advantages of a dynamic environment that supports your development and recognises your achievements.