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MUFG Issues Management Program Governance, Assistant Vice President in Irving, Texas

Do you want your voice heard and your actions to count?

Discover your opportunity with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the 7th largest financial group in the world. Across the globe, we’re 120,000 colleagues, striving to make a difference for every client, organization, and community we serve. We stand for our values, building long-term relationships, serving society, and fostering shared and sustainable growth for a better world.

With a vision to be the world’s most trusted financial group, it’s part of our culture to put people first, listen to new and diverse ideas and collaborate toward greater innovation, speed and agility. This means investing in talent, technologies, and tools that empower you to own your career.

Join MUFG, where being inspired is expected and making a meaningful impact is rewarded.

The selected colleague will work at an MUFG office or client sites four days per week and work remotely one day. A member of our recruitment team will provide more details.

Job Summary:

This AVP role is in the Global Financial Crimes Division (GFCD) of MUFG Bank, Ltd. The role will be focused on supporting the administration and execution of the GFCD Issues Management Department (IM), by developing governance and procedural documents, guidance for conformance to Program governance requirements, and processes for review and challenge. The AVP will report into the Head of GFCD IM Program Governance.


  • Liaise across all three of the MUFG financial crimes compliance lines of defense, including core second-line programs (Sanctions, Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Bribery & Corruption), business functions, Internal Audit, Compliance Testing, and Exam & Audit Management in furtherance of Issues Management policy, standard, and procedure implementation and execution

  • Develop subject matter expertise regarding Issues Management policy, standard, and procedures

  • Drive review, development, and enhancement of Issues Management policy, standard, procedures, control documents, training materials, along with other program execution documents

  • Collaborate with regional financial crimes offices to align global and regional requirements for Issues Management policy and procedures, including review & challenge processes

  • Collaborate and liaise with stakeholders to drive consistency in the implementation of GFCD policies and policies across all three MUFG lines of defense

  • Support compliance activities and perform program governance duties, including projects and ad hoc duties as assigned

  • Administer and provide substantive content in connection with key governance forums, including staff and stakeholder meetings


  • 3+ years of experience in Financial Services, preferably in Financial Crimes Compliance, Risk Management, Internal Audit or related areas

  • 3+ years of experience drafting, writing, reviewing, implementing, and monitoring policies and procedures

  • Proven track record of designing and delivering training in a professional setting

  • Experience managing and tracking projects or organizational objectives

  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills

  • Excellent problem-solving skills

  • Team-oriented approach to completing objectives

  • Ability to influence key stakeholders across various divisions within MUFG

  • Strong ability to drive complex discussions with MUFG management and stakeholders

  • BA/BS Degree required

  • ACAMS, relevant professional qualification, and/or experience in client-service industry is a plus

  • Up to 10% travel, international and domestic

The typical base pay range for this role is between $90k-$112k depending on job-related knowledge, skills, experience and location. This role may also be eligible for certain discretionary performance-based bonus and/or incentive compensation. Additionally, our Total Rewards program provides colleagues with a competitive benefits package (in accordance with the eligibility requirements and respective terms of each) that includes comprehensive health and wellness benefits, retirement plans, educational assistance and training programs, income replacement for qualified employees with disabilities, paid maternity and parental bonding leave, and paid vacation, sick days, and holidays. For more information on our Total Rewards package, please click the link below.

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The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to leveraging the diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experience of our workforce to create opportunities for our colleagues and our business. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender expression, gender identity, sex, age, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran and military status, disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other status of an individual or that individual’s associates or relatives that is protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

At MUFG, our colleagues are our greatest assets. Our Culture Principles provide a roadmap for how each of our colleagues must think and act to become more client-obsessed, inclusive and innovative. They reflect who we are, who we want to be and what we expect from one another. We are excited to see you take the next step in exploring a career with us and encourage you to spend more time reviewing them!

Our Culture Principles

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  • People Focused

  • Listen Up. Speak Up.

  • Innovate & Simplify

  • Own & Execute