Contract Specialist Advisor – Anti-Fraud, Bribery and Corruption
You will be supporting the Head of Anti-Fraud, Bribery and Corruption, and Sanctions & Embargoes, APAC in the delivery of a remediation of deficiencies and enhancements in the Financial Crime oversight and governance elements of the framework relating to Third Party Risk Management (TPRM) which undermine cohesion and effectiveness at protecting the interests of an international bank and its clients. The objective of this role is to perform gap analyses, apply the Minimum Control Standards and Procedures from a Financial Crime perspective, liaise and collaborate with key stakeholders across 1st and 2nd Line of Defence while maintaining oversight over the progress of the remediation to ensure that there is adequate risk assessment and governance in place and the future state of the AFC framework is driven to a successful completion.
You will work closely with key stakeholders across the Bank internationally to implement remediation that fulfils the Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) within the Bank. You will be responsible for assisting with the smooth implementation of all aspects of the AFC framework. You must:
  • Support Global AFBC on the remediation of regulatory commitments;
  • Support the development and successful implementation of the AFC framework in alignment with global regulatory requirements;
  • Support relevant 1stand 2nd Line of Defence stakeholders on the development of commensurate solutions for Third Party Risk Management;
  • Coordinate the implementation of business requirements, systems, processes and procedures of the AFC framework with key stakeholders;
  • Monitor all issues or challenges identified during the implementation feasibility stage to ensure they are addressed within agreed timelines and update the Working Group periodically;
  • Participate in the execution of Anti-Bribery & Corruption Risk Assessments and read across/lessons learnt exercises to understand the Bank’s inherent exposure to Bribery & Corruption and effectiveness of controls to mitigate the risk;
  • Prepare risk-focused management information ensuring that Senior AFBC Management and key stakeholders in the Business, IT and CRO are regularly informed and up-to-date; and
  • Support and perform data analysis, cleansing and system migration.
  • A bachelor’s degree with strong academic performance;
  • 4-7 years of experience in building an ABC program for a financial services institution, preferably at a Global level (including but not limited to governance process, outsourcing, third party risk management, KYC, financial crime compliance, risk assessment, due diligence and monitoring);
  • Experience in delivering tactical and strategic Anti-Bribery & Corruption analytical solutions / programmes for end-users, and of working with Change teams;
  • Knowledge of applicable ABC regulations and regulatory expectations in respect of managing ABC risk in financial services;
  • Able to build good engagement with management across business and infrastructure functions, and building constructive partnerships with diverse stakeholders, including challenge where required;
  • A proven ability to work both independently and as a team player in a fast-paced, demanding environment;
  • Ability to work collaboratively within the team in formulating and implementing business requirements;
  • Good business analysis skills;
  • Superior work ethic, attention to detail, organizational and communications skills;
  • Must be committed to maintaining a robust compliance culture and high ethical standards;
  • Ability to work on confidential matters with independent judgement;
  • Proficiency with various software applications including Microsoft Office applications; and
  • Monitor, analyse and collect data and develop effective regular and ad hoc reports in usable formats (typically through Excel or PowerPoint) as required. Provide comprehensive analysis and report distribution of trends and unusual situations.