Central Compliance – Anti-Bribery and Corruption Officer

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • SOCIETE GENERALE HK
  • 20 Jan 19

Central Compliance – Anti-Bribery and Corruption Officer


Environment

Global Banking & Investor Solutions is the Corporate and Investment Banking arm of the Société Générale Group. Present in over 50 countries across Europe, the Americas and Asia, GBIS provides services in corporate and investment banking, asset management, private banking and securities around the world. GBIS offers to its clients integrated and tailored solutions to respond to their specific needs.

The Central Compliance team is looking for a Compliance professional with specialist Anti-Bribery and Corruption (ABC) experience to lead the newly created ABC function in the Asia region in implementing the Bank's ABC strategy for Compliance.

Mission

  • Lead the implementation of the Bank's ABC strategy within the Asia Pacific region for the Compliance Department.
  • Provide leadership, support and guidance on ABC related topics to ensure compliance with global, regional and local laws, regulations and Bank policies.
  • Manage and maintain ABC related policies and procedures.
  • Oversee the design and implementation of ABC compliance processes.
  • Provide advice on and pre-clearing of gifts and entertainment requests, political and charitable donations and sponsorship requests.
  • Provide advice to stakeholders regarding third party intermediaries, vendor and procurement processes, staff hiring practices and transactional advice including ABC related due diligence.
  • Implement or support stakeholders in implementing and monitor appropriate controls in processes related to ABC.
  • Overseeing and, where appropriate, undertaking, the internal investigation of issues arising from breaches of related policies, and escalate where necessary.
  • Contribute to ABC MI reports and maintain all associated records in accordance with legal, regulatory and policy requirements.
  • Develop and deliver ABC training to employees.
  • Actively promote ABC principles both within, and externally to, the Compliance Department


Profile

Education
  • Graduate level with legal or other professional qualifications required.

Experience

  • Minimum 8+ years' work experience in Compliance at an equivalent organisation.
  • Anti-bribery and corruption experience required, with experience in financial crime, compliance advisory or law at an equivalent organisation also favourably considered.
  • Demonstrated leadership and influencing ability.
Technical Skills

  • Strong working knowledge of anti-bribery and corruption laws and policy foundations.
  • Good knowledge of compliance frameworks and financial products.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

Personal Abilities

  • Pro-active, self-motivated, good leadership skills and a team player.
  • Strong communications and influencing skills.
  • Ability to identify priorities, address difficult situations and complete on time, with a high degree of autonomy.
  • Strong work ethic with the ability to manage a large workload.
  • Strong sense of responsibility, commitment and impeccable integrity.
  • Good interpersonal skills
General Competencies

  • Management Skills
  • Operational Skills
  • Regulatory Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Flexibility - Adaptability
  • Ability to make Decisions
  • Ability to Work Under Pressure
  • Analytical Skills
  • Initiative
  • Leadership Qualities
  • Teamwork