UBS Financial Services IB Compliance Officer - Regulatory Initiatives in Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Your role:

Are you enthused by a role that would challenge you to remain abreast of the latest regulatory developments and understand how they might impact us? Are you capable of taking ownership of and providing impetus for various regulatory developments? We are looking for someone like that to:

  • assist in the management of the Strategic Regulatory Initiatives programme input, including leading or inputting to Compliance and Operational Risk Control (C&ORC) Working Groups and steering committee discussions as necessary

  • report, track and oversee potential risk, compliance and regulatory issues that may impact the operation of UBS Investment Bank in APAC.

  • consider potential issues and ensure they are escalated within C&ORC and appropriate actions are taken to minimise consequential risks.

  • attend and contribute at all relevant Working Group meetings for regulatory initiatives globally and regionally.

  • attend relevant industry body forums.

  • analyse regulatory consultation papers and new laws / regulations, providing gap analysis, input into compliance and risk issues.

  • plan and manage implementation of changes to the compliance and risk frameworks

  • provide regular milestone reporting to local, regional and global committees and forums

  • work as part of the IB Regulatory Initiatives team, which may include supporting colleagues on global derivatives and market infrastructure change programs, as well as other ad hoc activities that arise within the team.

What we offer:

Together. That’s how we do things. We offer people around the world a supportive, challenging and diverse working environment. We value your passion and commitment, and reward your performance.

Take the next step:

Are you truly collaborative? Succeeding at UBS means respecting, understanding and trusting colleagues and clients. Challenging others and being challenged in return. Being passionate about what you do. Driving yourself forward, always wanting to do things the right way. Does that sound like you? Then you have the right stuff to join us. Apply now.

Disclaimer / Policy Statements:

UBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce.

Your team:

C&ORC is responsible for providing independent oversight and control over the consequential risks arising from UBS’s business activities at a global, regional, divisional and entity level. The candidate will be a member of the Compliance & Operational Risk Control (C&ORC) team based in Hong Kong.

In this role, the candidate will help to coordinate the C&ORC coverage responsibility for the implementation of Group Strategic Regulatory Initiatives for in the Asia Pacific region.

In the role the candidate will be required to ensure that there is an effective risk and compliance framework in place to manage consequential risks from regulatory change initiatives, and work closely with business aligned C&ORC staff, and business area managers through the regulatory change process.

Your experience and skills:

You have:

  • extensive regulatory and related industry experience, ideally this will include significant experience of the Equities and/or Foreign Exchange, Rates and Credit businesses and understanding of the key challenges and developments of the global regulatory environment.

  • a good understanding of the regulatory environment in APAC for financial services organisations, in particular for Investment Banking.

  • an interest in regulatory developments and turning them into tangible actions and deliverables for the Business Aligned Compliance teams.

  • well-developed organisation skills and the ability to communicate effectively (both orally and in writing) from senior executive level downwards

  • an ability to focus on each of the control, monitoring, education and advisory aspects of the Compliance role, and a sound balance between self-sufficiency and timely escalation of issues.

You are:

  • able to \"think on your feet\",

  • able to take decisions on a timely basis and frequently in pressured situations.

  • happy to have ownership and autonomy for various items

About us:

Expert advice. Wealth management. Investment banking. Asset management. Retail banking in Switzerland. And all the support functions. That's what we do. And we do it for private and institutional clients as well as corporations around the world.

We are about 60,000 employees in all major financial centers, in almost 900 offices and more than 50 countries. Do you want to be one of us?

Job Reference #: 154072BR

Business Divisions: Corporate Center

Title: IB Compliance Officer - Regulatory Initiatives

City: Hong Kong

Job Type: Full Time

Country / State: Hong Kong

Function Category: Compliance