Head of Legal & Compliance, Digital Bank

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    • Category Financial Services
    • Industry Financial ServicesConsumer Financial ServicesFintechBanking & Markets
    • Function Legal & Compliance
    • Consultant Emily Tan
    • License No 16S8060
    • Registration No 1106860
    • Job Ref No ET 18643
    • Salary Above S$250,000


    Our client is a well-backed company contending for a Singapore Digital Banking licence. This is now a rare game-changer opportunity for a Head of Legal and Compliance to be part of a high energy pioneering team.


    You will work with the regulators to determine and define the legal and compliance requirements for the new bank. Working alongside with the CTO, you will deploy the latest technology and tools to design, build and establish the Legal, Compliance and AML strategy, policies, framework and necessary processes for the bank.  This is a start-up pioneer role where you will be required to be hands-on whilst building the team for scale and growth. Ensure the effectiveness of the new bank’s management of Legal, Compliance and Regulatory Risk issues by taking Country level responsibility and leadership for: Legal, Compliance & Regulatory Risk, Financial Crime Risk and to maintain close and open relationships with the regulators. You will also be responsible for subsequently building, managing and inspiring a team of L&C professionals.


    You have least 15 years of relevant legal and compliance experience including proven track record in a leadership and senior management role gained at in a bank. Experience setting up legal and compliance policies and framework from scratch is preferred. Hands-on knowledge in applying AI and analytical data modelling skills is required for the lean and young setup. Good judgment enabling the provision of sound advice in difficult areas of law, regulation and practice and the proactive management of compliance and regulatory risk. With strong communication and influencing skills, you are commercial, strategic, solutions-oriented , driven and possess the gravitas of a credible leader. Strong integrity, independence & resilience.

    To apply

    Please submit your resume to Emily Tan at et@kerryconsulting.com, quoting the job title and reference number ET18643.  Due to high volume of responses, only shortlisted candidates are notified.

    License No: 16S8060
    Registration No: 1106860