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MUFG Union Bank Vice President, Singapore Sanctions in Singapore

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

Discover your opportunity with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the 5th largest financial group in the world. Across the globe, we’re 180,000 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.

Job responsibilities:

  • Reporting in to the Singapore Head of FC, to act as the Singapore lead for Sanctions Advisory team

  • Provide leadership and direction for the Singapore Sanctions Advisory team and ensuring ongoing staff engagement and development

  • Implement the Bank’s policies, standards, procedures and control processes relating to sanctions, screening and investigations and list management

  • Ensure adherence to all applicable local regulatory requirements (e.g., UN, Russia related sanctions) and participate in Singapore regulatory/government initiatives

  • Keep up to date on sanctions regulatory/industry developments and best practices with a view to incorporate appropriate enhancements into the Singapore FC programme

  • Serve as the main contact point for all Singapore stakeholders (including business, operations, support functions etc.) and regional FCOA team for all sanctions matters relating to Singapore

  • Serve as Singapore SME on all matters relating to sanctions, working closely with the regional sanctions team as necessary. Some responsibilities that follow from this include:

  • Point person for all regulatory/internal audit/testing initiatives

  • Provide advice on sanctions related issues in Singapore aimed towards resolution

  • Participate in all sanctions related projects, such as those initiated by GFCD/FCOA

Job requirements:

  • Strong working knowledge of sanctions with a minimum of 5 years broad based and hands-on experience in a corporate banking context

  • Strong knowledge of local and other applicable sanctions regulatory requirements and industry best practices

  • Proven track record in leading/participating in large scale change projects relating to financial crime, from a sanctions SME perspective

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Senior/experienced individual contributors looking to step up to manage a small team with ability to lead by example

  • Ability to develop strong cross-organization relationships, be collaborative and communicate effectively across stakeholders

  • Highly adaptive and be receptive to ongoing changes as the global financial crime programme continues to evolve

We regret to inform that only shortlisted applicants will be notified.

MUFG Bank Ltd & MUFG Securities Asia Limited (collectively referred to as “MUFG”) is an equal opportunity employer. We view our employees as our key assets as they are fundamental to our long-term growth and success. MUFG is committed to hiring based on merit and organsational fit, regardless of race, religion or gender.