Head of Compliance – VP (Bangkok,Thailand)

Key Responsibilities and Job Description

  • Have practical understanding of financial service laws and regulations, as well as associated legal proceedings on a regional level
  • Oversee and monitor the implementation of compliance guidelines in relation to agent distribution network, e-wallet business and anti-money laundering and ensure adherence to regulatory requirements and reporting on a regional level
  • Lead regional compliance team and provide hands-on support for effective decision making
  • Identify changes in legislation or regulatory environment and communicate their impact on a regional level
  • Coordinate internal compliance review and monitor activities, including periodic reviews of departments
  • Coordinate with regulators as a contact person so as to ensure that issues be raised to or by the regulators are resolved in a timely and positive manner, and maintain good relationship with regulators
  • Identify potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk; independently investigate and act on matters relevant to compliance
  • Develop policies and programs that encourage managers and employees to report suspected fraud and other improprieties
  • Provide training and educate staff on regulatory requirements, compliance and internal policies and procedures
  • Coordinate with regional compliance functions and others in the financial business group to ensure that business operations are undertaken in compliance with relevant laws, rules and regulations


  • Bachelor degree in law or higher and/or other degree from a reputable university
  • At least 10 years of working experience in a financial sector with main responsibility in regional compliance and 5 years in a managerial position responsible for regional compliancein a financial sector, able to communicate complex regulatory issues to employees at every level
  • Knowledge of financial service / e-money business and the relevant regulatory requirements
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English and communication skills
  • Strong understanding of Risk and Compliance frameworks and policies in banking businesses and financial technology
  • Background experience in banking / financial services industry is preferable
  • Exposure to business operations on a regional level
  • Demonstrated interests in others, worked effectively as a team
  • Determined and result-oriented to complete tasks and achieve goal
  • Willing to travel extensively

Please send your latest CV to email theo.tomijaya@gmail.com with subject Head of Compliance latest 28 February 2017


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