VP, Complex Investigations , AMLCFT Compliance (Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, MY, 50350)

United Overseas Bank Limited

About UOB

United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) is a leading bank in Asia with a global network of more than 500 branches and offices in 19 countries and territories in Asia Pacific, Europe and North America. In Asia, we operate through our head office in Singapore and banking subsidiaries in China, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand, as well as branches and offices.

Our history spans more than 80 years. Over this time, we have been guided by our values — Honorable, Enterprising, United and Committed. This means we always strive to do what is right, build for the future, work as one team and pursue long-term success. It is how we work, consistently, be it towards the company, our colleagues or our customers.

About the Department

The Compliance function is a strategic partner and a trusted business enabler to the Board and senior management. It is our responsibility to ensure that the Group continuously fulfils its regulatory obligations in today’s tight and dynamic regulatory landscape. To do that, we work closely with internal stakeholders to identify and to assess regulatory risks. This collaboration also includes developing practical solutions that integrate regulations into operational requirements as well as actively shaping and promoting stronger compliance culture and literacy in the Bank.


Job Responsibilities

Strategic leadership

  • Support the definition of priority areas for Complex Investigations function using a risk-based approach.
  • Support tracking and reporting of metrics to track the bank’s risk portfolio and drive operational excellence for CIT.

AML risk management

  • Work with relevant stakeholders to design and update investigative processes based on existing and emerging AMLrisks.

Complex investigations and intelligence

  • Refine complex investigations processes, capture and implement business requirements in these processes.
  • Review work done by Investigators and propose final recommendations.
  • Quality-control investigations (ensuring proper execution of established processes); oversee documentation of concluded investigations.
  • Facilitate the flow of feedback to the relevant teams on analytical model outputs from the perspective of a model end-user.
  • Drive research to identify and adopt state-of-the-art investigative and intelligence tools / applications
  • Stay up-to-date on macro and local trends in AML; support the development of intelligence-led strategies to data and analytics.

Special projects

  • Manage special projects, incl. AML investigative capabilities to respond to external requests or internal intelligence.

Team and capacity management

  • Manage day-to-day operations of the team; orchestrate periodic trainings to upskill the investigation.

Job Requirements

  • Degree in any disciplines.
  • Minimum of 5-8 years solid working experiences in AMLCFT Compliance related areas.
  • Good interpersonal and analytical skills.
  • Good team player and work independently. 
  • Able to multi-task and agile. 

Be a part of UOB Family

UOB is an equal opportunity employer. UOB does not discriminate on the basis of a candidate's age, race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or other non-merit factors. All employment decisions at UOB are based on business needs, job requirements and qualifications. If you require any assistance or accommodations to be made for the recruitment process, please inform us when you submit your online application.

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