VP- Compliance Systems- Production Support- Testing & Projects - UAE
First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB) Al Qurm Business Park, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Division : Compliance
Sub Division : Compliance - Technology, Data & Reporting
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Job Purpose :
To manage an effective Group-wide Technology, Data and Reporting (TDR) function and implementation of controls to test systems related to Regulatory Compliance including Sanctions & Financial Crime Compliance.
Manage activity related to risk analysis, intelligence & investigations and periodically prepare & review management information reports and submit to Head of Compliance Technology and data reporting.
Job Specific Accountabilities :
To encourage and impart knowledge on the compliance staff in the technology unit to ensure good and efficient productivity besides timely delivery.
And to ensure that the team is aligned with the Group / department objectives.
Policies, Systems, Process & Procedures
Follow all relevant departmental policies, processes, standard operating procedures, and instructions so that the work is carried out in a controlled and consistent manner.
Support the Compliance Technology, Data and Reporting Department in identifying continuous improvement and sustainability improvement opportunities for the related systems, processes and practices.
Manage the implementation of the Group compliance systems Road map as agreed with the Compliance management and keep Project Lead & Head of Compliance Technology, Data and Reporting updated.
Ensure & Manage proactive steps are taken to work with Group IT and other stakeholders of the compliance system projects to draw BRD / FSD to ensure fit for business compliance systems are designed.
Manage all compliance mandated projects and coordinate with relevant stakeholders to ensure its smooth and proper delivery and provide periodic status update to Project Lead & Head of Compliance Technology, Data and Reporting.
Manage comprehensive SIT / UAT is carried out including negative testing for every project with relevant resources and ensure successful completion.
Manage relevant user training to all the affected users to ensure smooth go live.
Manage all relevant compliance system changes required in the existing platform as per business requirements are well coordinated as change requests with Group IT setting timelines, creating programme structures and installing / updating systems architecture where appropriate to support compliance capabilities for major changes.
Manage producing procedures and processes aligned to Group Policy of new Group TDR function.
Manage and conduct feasibility studies to assess need for new systems and provide technical inputs during technology vendor selection.
Manage exercises such as design and system architecture of compliance related systems by consulting with business users.
Manage UAT sessions & exercises for new system implementation.
Manage periodic testing of compliance related systems, including testing of data, quality and completeness, underlying models, logic, etc.
Periodically consult with compliance SMEs to get inputs on system, data and reporting requirements and drive projects from conceptualisation through implementation.
Perform the management of change orders for modifications and upgrades to compliance related systems and tools development.
Oversee and Manage system updates in response to risks identified or GIA findings.
Manage activities related to risk analysis, intelligence and investigations to identify typologies and trends of compliance risks, identified from analysis of customer and transaction data.
Feedback into training team, as required.
Establish and maintain close working relationships with relevant government Financial Intelligence Units and with counterparts at peer banks in order to understand emerging risk themes.
Manage & Prepare regular intelligence reports and presentations for the Group.
Map identified risks to internal data and systems, assess and analyse the banks’s exposure, quantify the potential impact and escalate to the team lead where threats or control vulnerabilities are identified.
Provide inputs into Compliance risk models and systems.
Collaborate with Compliance SMEs to develop Compliance related MI dashboards.
Develop periodic reporting plan and maintain the schedule and workflow for multiple reports.
Collaborate with Compliance colleagues to obtain information to populate dashboards.
Review & submit MI dashboards to Head of Compliance Technology, Data and Reporting & to defined stakeholders.
Oversee and own the management information production process including extracting relevant data from source systems.
Collaborate with Compliance SMEs to define Compliance related MI dashboards.
Collaborate with Compliance colleagues to obtain information required to populate defined dashboards.
Conduct feasibility studies to assess need for new systems and provide technical inputs during technology vendor selection.
Oversee the design and system architecture of compliance related systems consulting with business users.
Define UAT requirements for new system implementation.
Oversee the periodic testing of compliance related systems, including testing of data, quality and completeness, underlying models, logic, etc.
Bachelor’s degree in computer science / technology or finance systems.
At least 8 years of experience in managing Compliance related systems.
Preferably have 3+ years of managerial level experience in data analytics, risk analysis or similar statistics discipline.