Head of Legal & Compliance

Job Type: Contract
Posted: about 3 years ago
Contact: Juzailah Khatmin
Reference: 21817_1605171897
  • Contract role - Jan 2021 til Oct 2021
  • Well-versed in legal, regulations for financial services in Singapore
  • Singapore legal experience

A contract opportunity for a Head/VP of Legal & Compliance with an international bank. This role will commence in January 2021. We are looking for a senior candidate with vast experience in legal, regulations and compliance matters within banking or financial services industry in Singapore. If you have hands on experience in developing compliance, regulatory matters for large-scale or international financial institute in Singapore, this could be for you.


  • As the Head of Compliance & Legal, you will be providing full range legal and compliance guidance on business and product rules & regulations ranging from operational issues, transactional approvals and application of daily policies/activities
  • Strategise, develop and plan best in class compliance program, regulatory policies and practices for the business in aligning to business objectives and bank's direction
  • Keeping up to date with latest government/authority changes such as regulatory findings
  • You will provide oversight and guidance to business leaders in driving new initiatives, acquisitions, regulations
  • Work closely with external parties - i.e. Internal Auditors, government bodies to address legal and compliance issues which will have implications on business operation
  • Develop legal and compliance training for various business team
  • Establish policies, procedures and control to comply with MAS or government laws and regulations


  • Bachelor's Degree in Legal, Law with 12+ years' experience in legal & regulatory or other similar legal-related function in financial services in Singapore
  • Prior experience in banking, financial services, legal/consulting firm is necessary for this role
  • Highly knowledgeable of local regulations and compliance law for financial industry
  • Available to start in Jan 2021 and commit until Oct 2021 - no extension plan for now
  • Only Singaporeans

Interested parties please click "Apply Now" or contact Juzailah Khatmin (EA Reg. No. R1110441) on +65 6429 3211 for more information.

Chandler Macleod is a brand of Peoplebank Singapore Pte Ltd EA Licence: 08C5248