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VP, Legal & Compliance - Consumer Banking Group, Group Legal & Compliance

Keywords / Skills : VP, Legal & Compliance - Consumer Banking Group, Group Legal & Compliance

Posted: 2019-05-16

Banking/Financial Services
Legal Advisor
Posted On
16th May 2019
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Job Description
Business Function
Group Legal, Compliance & Secretariat ensures that the bank's interests are protected by zealously guarding and enhancing its reputation and capital. We also work to maintain a good standing with all our regulators, customers, and business partners. Because we believe that at the heart of business banking is to uphold the values of trust and integrity for all our stakeholders.  
  • Partner strongly with internal stakeholders to provide practical and insightful legal and regulatory advice on a wide variety of matters relating to the Bank’s consumer banking business, as well as all related functional groups.
  • Act as the independent guardian to safeguard the Bank’s legal and regulatory interest with a sound risk management and control mindset.
  • Anticipate, evaluate and resolve regulatory issues (including disputes, complaints, regulatory breaches) in a timely and practical matter.
  • Assist in helping to draft, negotiate and review a wide range of commercial contracts, including distribution, confidentiality, partnership and other commercial contracts.
  • Understand business and operational aspects of relevant internal stakeholders and assist with launching new business initiatives, products and projects.
  • Develop, implement, improve and review business and operational processes and occasionally provide training for our business partners.
  • Maintain proactive regulatory relationships with financial regulators. Where necessary, also manage and develop productive and efficient relationships with external counsel.
  • At least 8-10 years relevant experience in legal practice or in a legal or regulatory function in a financial institution or a payment services company. 
  • Candidates with both legal qualifications and compliance experience will be preferred.
  • This position requires a motivated team player with internal stakeholders focus and responsiveness.  Good communication skills are essential.
  • Candidate will be expected to be a self-starter, and must be prepared to take on leadership roles.
  • Candidate should have an attitude and mindset that embraces challenges and a desire to make a difference.  He/she should also have a keen inclination in learning about digital trends, as well as responsible banking.
  • In addition, he/she must be willing to learn commercial and operational aspects of the internal stakeholder’s business, and be able to tailor sound and practical advice accordingly.
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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.  

    About Company

    DBS is a leading financial services group in Asia, with over 280 branches across 18 markets. Headquartered and listed in Singapore, DBS has a growing presence in the three key Asian axes of growth: Greater China, Southeast Asia and South Asia. The bank's capital position, as well as "AA-" and "Aa1" credit ratings, is among the highest in Asia-Pacific. DBS has been recognised for its leadership in the region, having been named “Asia's Best Bank” by The Banker, a member of the Financial Times group, and “Best Bank in Asia-Pacific” by Global Finance. The bank has also been named “Safest Bank in Asia” by Global Finance for seven consecutive years from 2009 to 2015.

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