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Head of Compliance

AIA International Limited. Hong Kong
Posted 2 hours ago Permanent Competitive
At AIA we've started an exciting movement to create a healthier, more sustainable future for everyone.

It's about finding new ways to not only better people's lives, but to better the communities and environments we live in. And we build on this every day with our ambition to engage one billion people to live Healthier, Longer, Better Lives by 2030.

And to get there, we need leaders with the courage, clarity and humanity to inspire, guide and support their teams to thrive every day - in the work they do and the life they live. Our leaders always have and will play a vital part in our journey to help more people live Healthier, Longer, Better Lives, build healthier societies and cultivate healthier environments that better everyone.

If you sound like that leader, read on.

About the Role
• To lead and oversee the Compliance Department which works as a second line of defence in partnership with the business (as first line of defence) to ensure that all regulatory, market conduct, and Anti-Money Laundering risks are effectively assessed, mitigated and controlled and that a culture of ethics and compliance is developed and maintained.
• The Head of Compliance is authorized to implement necessary actions to ensure achievement of the objectives of an effective compliance program for AIA HK and Macau business which includes AIAI HK, AIAI Macau, AIA Everest, Blue Cross, U-Care and Blue Care and implementation of the strategic directions/initiatives of AIA Group Compliance.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Implementation of Compliance Program (30%)
  • Responsible for the overall design, implementation and ongoing enhancement of AIAHK's Compliance Program that is focused on regulatory, investments and sales (market conduct) compliance, whilst ensuring its alignment with business objectives and Group Compliance's strategic directions.
  • Oversee the implementation of an effective compliance risk assessment program for AIAHK and engage with key business stakeholders which includes but not limited to: 1) engaging members of the Executive Committee to ensure key regulatory and ethical risks (including emerging risks) are identified and managed and Compliance resources are appropriately directed and; 2) working with relevant functions to implement a risk control framework and provide independent and solutions-focused advice on compliance and ethics matters.
  • Represent AIAHK Compliance in Group Compliance initiatives through active participation and liaison work.
  • Responsible for the development of relevant Compliance policies and procedures necessary to support the objectives and values of AIAHK and Macau and for the implementation of corporate policies and procedures to manage corporate-level regulatory risks.
  • Develop and maintain effective communication with regulators.
  • Protect the company against the risks related to Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Financing of Terrorism.
Implementation of Culture of Compliance and Ethics Program (20%)
  • Develop and implement an effective education program through ongoing engagement, communication and training to embed a culture of compliance and ethics within AIAHK.
Reporting and Monitoring (as second line of defence) (30%)
  • Responsible for the effective communication of compliance matters including timely and accurate reporting and/or escalation of such matters in accordance with relevant reporting and escalation protocols.
  • Implement a risk based compliance monitoring program.
  • Develop and implement a structural approach and procedures to effectively deal with suspected instances of compliance policy violations by employees and/or fraud and misappropriations by agents, from receiving allegations to planning and conducting investigations.
Staff Development (20%)
  • Responsible for structuring, leading, coaching and developing team members to strengthen the capabilities of Compliance function.
Minimum Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree holder or, ideally, above, in appropriate field (e.g. Accounting, Economics, Risk Management, Business Management or Law) with 15 to 20 years solid work experience in the financial industry handling compliance and/or controls, and at least 5 years in a senior role.
  • In-depth understanding of the Insurance business preferred and, in lieu of insurance, financial services.
  • Excellent command of English, both written and oral.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Independent and able to work under pressure.
  • Must be organized, detail-oriented and analytical.
  • Must possess strong leadership, coaching and influencing skills; strong business acumen; effective change management skills; problem solving and decision making skills.
  • With high level of integrity and takes ownership and accountability of results.
Others:
  • You are required to obtain the relevant license(s) if your job involves regulated activities
Build a career with us as we help our customers and the community live Healthier, Longer, Better Lives.

You must provide all requested information, including Personal Data, to be considered for this career opportunity. Failure to provide such information may influence the processing and outcome of your application. You are responsible for ensuring that the information you submit is accurate and up-to-date.
Job ID  JR-47787
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