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Digibank Malaysia Project -Senior Specialist, Regulatory ComplianceMalaysia



Posted on Wednesday, August 9, 2023

Get to know our Digital Bank Team:

Grab is leading a consortium for Digital Bank license and to build a bank with the right foundation - using data, technology and trust to solve problems and serve customers. We have big dreams to unlock and financial inclusion for people in our region is just one. If you have what it takes, help build our new Digibank with us.

Get to know the Role:

  • Provide advice and guidance to internal stakeholders (including business and operations) on applicable laws, regulations, policies, and procedures; and acting as a contact point for compliance queries.

  • Be able to assess and interpret the potential impact of applicable financial regulations and rules on business and product development.

  • Evaluate and review new products, services, and operations (including marketing materials and advertisements) to ensure due compliance with internal policies and relevant laws and regulations.

  • Coordinate closely with subject matter experts to implement risk mitigation strategies in key areas such as personal data protection, transaction monitoring, business continuity and information security.

  • Conduct periodic compliance risk assessment to review the appropriateness of the compliance programs including compliance policies and procedures, follow up on any identified deficiencies and formulate proposals for amendments.

  • Prepare periodic compliance reports/presentations for regulatory bodies and senior management forums.

  • Develop training materials and regularly sensitise senior management, relevant employees and business partners regarding key compliance risks and applicable regulatory requirements.

  • To record, update, disseminate and advise the various units / departments of any implications of new regulations/regulatory changes and provide guidance on the proper and prompt implementation of policies and procedures to comply with the requirements.

  • To consistently keep abreast of Anti-Bribery and Corruption (“ABC”) regulations and laws, and ensure the bank’s ABC compliance programme is updated accordingly.

  • Assist in the investigation and reporting of any breaches of regulatory and market conduct requirements and internal policies and rules (e.g. via complaints received) and follow up on resolutions.

  • Assist with liaising with the relevant external bodies including regulators, standard setters, and external experts, where required.

The must haves:

  • A relevant tertiary level qualification and/or recognised qualification(s) appropriate to the role.

  • Minimum 5-10 years of relevant working experience in providing regulatory compliance support in the financial services sector such as banking, financial advisory and capital markets.

  • Ability to interact and communicate well in writing and verbally with broad ranges of audiences including Senior Management and stakeholders from various business functions.

  • Must be able to collaborate with various senior stakeholders from other functional teams.

  • Possess a strong analytical ability, good problem-solving skills and must be meticulous.

  • Proven experience in engaging and maintaining good relationships with regulators.

  • Preferably to have knowledge or skills in using technology like data analytic tools to analyse or monitor potential compliance risks.

  • Ambitious, self-driven and highly motivated individual who can work well in a startup VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, Ambiguous) environment. Should have a deep desire to excel and develop a career in a fast growing tech company. Should have demonstrated integrity and respect in the performance of their duties.

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