VP, Program Manager, GLC Digital Transformation

Singapore, Singapore
20 Nov 2022
20 Dec 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
OCBC Bank is the longest established Singapore bank, formed in 1932 from the merger of three local banks, the oldest of which was founded in 1912. It is now the second largest financial services group in Southeast Asia by assets and one of the world's most highly-rated banks, with an Aa1 rating from Moody's. Recognised for its financial strength and stability, OCBC Bank is consistently ranked among the World's Top 50 Safest Banks by Global Finance and has been named Best Managed Bank in Singapore by The Asian Banker.

Division Description
Group Legal and Compliance (GLC) supports the Bank in all legal, regulatory and compliance matters. The division ensures that the Bank's businesses comply with policies, procedures and relevant laws, rules and regulations issued by Monetary Authority of Singapore and other local regulators.
Apart from being a legal advisor on litigation, trademark filings and other legality issues where relevant, GLC plays an important role as undertakers of the bank-wide regulatory compliance and anti-money laundering initiatives. This includes developing policies and procedures to manage and mitigate risks relating to money laundering and financing of terrorism, as well as monitoring, detection and combating of money laundering and financial crime activities.

Role Summary
The GLC Digital Transformation team is seeking a senior team member to lead its various programmes. The Program Manager is responsible for designing, coordinating and improving the internal and external programs for Group Legal and Compliance Division (GLC). He will work across OCBC Group and industry stakeholders to deliver programs that in alignment to GLC's strategic vision.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Drive Transformation Strategy & Program Management for the Group Legal and Compliance division.
  • Design new programs and develop budgets and plans for them.
  • Develop and implement strategy on linking systems and removing redundancies on overlapping projects.
  • Partner with key stakeholders to ensure that program plans delivered on time and as expected.
  • Develop industry partnerships and drive continual improvement on existing programs.
  • Oversee and provide guidance on critical activities being managed from within the Digital Transformation team.

The ideal Candidate will meet the following requirements:
  • 10+ years of experience across multiple disciplines, including Compliance, Program Management, Technology change management, Relationship Management, and Control & Risk Operations.
  • Strong collaboration skills and ability to partner and influence cross-functionally and at all levels of the organization without direct managerial authority.
  • A recognised university degree or professional qualification in Technology / Finance / Accounting / Business or related disciplines or equivalent.
  • Proven hands-on experience of delivering (and maintaining in BAU) Compliance and Fraud Systems would be an advantage.
  • Excellent team player with strong written and oral communication.
  • Proven ability to cope with pressure and a high level of flexibility, and ability to adjust course to align with changing stakeholder expectations.

At OCBC, we recognise your drive, passion and talent. We will bring out the best in you and empower you to excel. Fulfil your life goals and career ambitions with us.

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