•To support projects of the Business Implementation Manager for GTO/CIO related activities.
•To function as back-up Unit Operational Risk Manager (UORM) for GTO. Assist Business Unit Head and BORM in coordinating, driving and directing effective compliance and operational risk management at the business unit level.
•To assist in the delivery of general support and administrative functions for the Office of the CIO.
Unit Operational Risk and Responsible Person
•Proactively communicate with the Business Unit Head and BORM on Operational Risk issues. Escalate significant events to Business Unit Head / BORM / Business Head / CIO as appropriate.
•Coordinate and consolidate Operational Risk and loss reporting of the unit for the reporting to the BORG, BORM and Business Unit Head. Ensure data accuracy and completeness.
•Design and implement control measures and monitoring plans for compliance and operational risk management. Ensure effectiveness of controls for compliance monitoring and risk management.
•Undertake and/or coordinate periodic business monitoring (self-assessment) activities within the business unit and escalate findings and/or breaches to Business Unit Head and BORM, when they occur.
•Assist BORM in the implementation of OR framework or other relevant OR initiatives.
•Could act as the Unit laundering Prevention Officer (UMLPO), or cooperate with the UMLPO to ensure appropriate internal controls and procedures for money laundering prevention are in place and functioning as intended. Where appropriate, assist in the investigation of financial crime risks.
•Identify gaps and arrange training on compliance and OR for staff.
•To develop and update procedures, controls and monitoring plans for Operational Risk Management.
•Act as OR coordinator for the unit.
•To adhere to the agreed KCSA plans and approach.
•To identify and report all exceptions on non compliance with standard controls.
•To identify and report all weaknesses inherent in the standard controls.
•To maintain independence in the conduct of the KCSA, i.e. not selecting and reviewing sample of self-performed transactions.
•Assist in the implementation of various projects of the Business Implementation Manager.
•Assist in managing, coordinating and delivering activities and projects of the Business Implementation Manager (eg. Outsourcing, EUCs, GRH, Data Privacy Act, Information Security, etc).
•Assist in the Assurance Reviews for activities wherein the CIO is the Risk Control Owner.
General Office Administration and Management
•Assist in the general office administration and management of the office of the CIO.
•Work with the CIO in budget preparation process and in tracking and preparing the monthly budget variance analysis after prior consultation/discussion with the various GTO units.
•Coordinate with the various GTO units on the closure of reconciliation items (e.g. nostro, sundry and suspense, TP-GL) escalated to the level of the CIO in line with the Bank’s Financial Control Policy.
•Provide assistance to the CIO in reviewing expenditures for approval.
•To serve as back-up Systems Security Administrator and other BSG related activities.
•Act as custodian of vault key of combination and backup to unit functions as described in Business Support Group Relief Matrix.
•To undertake and manage ad-hoc projects as they arise or as instructed by CIO.
•Perform other duties and responsibilities that may be assigned from time to time.
•Strong inter-personal and communication skills
•Good knowledge of banking operations and regulatory requirements governing banking operations, eg. BSP, SCB policies, standards and procedures
•An ability to analyze complex situations and translate these into clear and concise reports to facilitate decisions by superior
•Capacity and expertise in analyzing, interpreting and monitoring operational risk issues
•Ability to interpret and enhance policies and procedures taking into account inherent risks
•Ability to work independently under tight deadlines and with a high degree of initiative