APAC Regulatory Engagement - Vice President

Singapore, Singapore
15 Nov 2022
15 Dec 2022
Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
APARegulatory Engagement - Vice President - C13

Job Description

Team Overview

The Regulatory Engagement function ensures that Citi maintains strong and productive regulatory relationships across the franchise - both with our home regulators in the US, as well as with the APAC regulators within the region. The team proactively manages regulatory matters to ensure the organization is well positioned and responsive in regulatory interactions. The team collaborates closely with subject matter experts to:
  • Oversee and coordinate the content and narrative of decks for regulatory updates and discussions working across the franchise both regionally and globally
  • Build strong communication with the global regulatory engagement team and help to manage the information flow between region and global and vice versa
  • Work closely with partners in other Control Functions and Businesses to ensure consistent, insightful, and clear communications to both regulators and the global regulatory engagement team
  • Have a good understanding and knowledge of the US and key APAC regulators including key priorities and regulatory themes
  • Support the development of appropriate and comprehensive responses and remediation plans when regulatory issues and concerns are identified

The Regulatory Engagement team is part of the broader global CAO organisation under the Global Regulatory Engagement function and regionally under the Regional COO.

Position Objective

Supporting the APAC Head of Regulatory Engagement, the objective of this role is to support the execution of regulatory engagement in APAC and thereby ensure that the franchise is responsive, agile and well-prepared for unique and demanding regulatory requests. The position will require a focus on delivery of high-quality outputs, stakeholder engagement and the standing up and maintenance of key processes to ensure that regulatory responses are thoughtful, comprehensive and promote consistent messaging with a clear understanding of the global and regional strategy.

  • Support effective communication with regulators with best-in-class presentations, materials and other submissions provided to regulators, as well as briefings to Citi senior management
  • Support the building of strong working relationships and effectively partner with key stakeholders and subject matter experts across APAC including Countries, Businesses and Functions, to ensure an integrated and holistic approach to regulatory relations and regulatory themes - for example through the maintenance of a regional Reg Engagement newsletter
  • Strengthen connectivity into each of the APAC countries to ensure awareness of in-country regulatory issues and themes
  • Play a role in developing strong connectivity and maintaining excellent working relationships with the Global and Regional Regulatory Engagement teams by contributing to outputs and deliverables
  • Contribute to the regional strategy and policy advocacy process through research, impact analysis and stakeholder communication, helping to ensure that high priority topics for regulatory and policy advocacy are identified and engagement strategies for these topics are well executed
  • Knowledge management of APAC inputs / information and submission to Global Reg Engagement function as relevant


  • 6-10 years of experience in the financial services industry, preferably in a regulatory-facing role that requires problem solving and oral/written communication skills (Regulatory or Compliance background a plus)
  • Understanding of the regulatory landscape facing global banks; experience working at a banking regulatory agency a plus
  • Strong writing and PowerPoint skills, with ability to synthesize complex concepts and strategies and translate into effective presentations to external regulators and Senior Management
  • Strong attention to detail, willingness to "roll up sleeves"; ability to work under pressure and strong work ethic
  • Strong influencing, facilitation, and partnering skills. Ability to build strong internal and external networks
  • Strong control mindset; knowledge of Citi's policies and procedures a plus
  • Autonomous and highly motivated with the ability to multi-task productively and to work independently as well as collaboratively
  • Strong project management skills with excellent organizational, follow-up and time management skills
  • Business management or analytical background (Master's degree in Business or relevant discipline preferred; Bachelor's degree with analytic focus, e.g. business, finance, economics, management information systems, etc.)

Job Family Group:
Risk Management

Job Family:
Regulatory Risk

Time Type:
Full time

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