UK FCC Head of ABC (HAT-08/11/:52-16401)

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30 Jun 2017
28 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

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Something new and exciting is happening at HSBC. We are separating our retail bank from our investment bank and creating HSBC UK, with a brand new state-of-the-art head office in Birmingham. The move is a big step, and will take us one step closer to achieving our ambition to be the bank of choice in the UK. However, the move to Birmingham doesn't just represent a new dawn for our business. It's also an exciting opportunity for ambitious professionals who are keen to get involved in a unique challenge and progress their careers. We're looking for individuals who are motivated to grow and shape the UK bank, and who will thrive in a flexible working culture within a dynamic and diverse office environment, making the most of what Birmingham has to offer.

UK FCC Head of Anti-Bribery and Corruption

Role Purpose

Develop, enhance and monitor HSBC's anti-bribery and corruption (ABC) policies and procedures (ABC policies) in UK. Role primarily entails: providing ABC compliance advice; working with business teams and functions to complete routine ABC risk assessments; working with business and functions to implement a stronger ABC control framework; managing ABC UK team members; assisting the Global ABC team with the enhancement of ABC policies, where necessary, and the roll-out of the revised ABC policies; and undertaking ongoing monitoring of key ABC controls to ensure compliance with ABC policies and procedures.

Key Tasks

Impact on the Business:
Provide dedicated ABC compliance advice. Completion of the ABC risk assessment in UK (including the risk evaluation, validation and reporting). Align of the existing ABC policies, including updating of the relevant ABC policies where required. Liaising with the regional and global ABC Financial Crime Compliance (FCC) teams to ensure consistent implementation of the ABC policies. Act as point of contact for internal stakeholders in UK in relation to ABC queries. Stay at the forefront of key regulatory changes in relation to ABC. Implementation of HSBC's ABC strategy, policy and standards, controls, systems and policies. Monitoring and testing of ABC compliance. Be supportive in liaising with all stakeholders in the business and compliance to ensure their full engagement. MI reporting requirements as needed.

Principal Accountabilities:

Key activities and decision making areas

Provision of reports on a UK wide basis to the Board (and, as necessary, regulators) on ABC issues. Act as principal point of contact for FCC teams, LoB and Functions. Work effectively with principal regulators and industry bodies on ABC matters. Liaise with relevant stakeholder within Global Business and Functions to provide expertise and support on all ABC related matters Participate in and work with relevant industry bodies (e.g. BBA, TI and ICC) in relation to ABC initiatives, trends and proposals.

Leadership and Teamwork
Manage UK ABC team members to ensure consistent, effective implementation of controls to evidence ABC policies and procedures. Develop, set and deliver the strategy for the FCC ABC function at country level and supporting delivery at the country level. Work effectively with colleagues across the FCC functions and global ABC teams.

Operational Effectiveness and Control
Provide solutions to complex local issues/initiatives in an ever changing, high-risk environment. Maintain awareness of operational risk within assigned portfolio and minimise the likelihood of it occurring including its identification, assessment, mitigation and control, loss identification and reporting. Maintain and observe all HSBC control standards and implement and observe the Group Compliance Policy, including the timely implementation of recommendations made by internal/external auditors and external regulators across Europe.

Knowledge & Experience / Qualifications Desired

Experienced professional with experience in one or more risk compliance roles (including ABC). An understanding of HSBC (desirable but not essential). Extensive knowledge of relevant ABC legislation and guidance. Analytical skills, together with the ability to support decisions with sound reasoning. Ability to clearly articulate business and regulatory implications of analysis and findings both to Compliance Colleagues and Business Heads. Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels. Ability to work under pressure and within tight time-lines. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Proven team player with an open communication style.

Within HSBC certain roles are designated as Enhanced Vetting Roles. For these roles, all internal and external applicants are required (subject to local laws), to pass satisfactorily a series of additional checks both as part of the application process and, if successfully recruited into the Enhanced Vetting role, on an on-going basis. The Group reserves its position with regard to any steps which it may take in relation to any material adverse findings which arise either when the checks are first carried out as part of this recruitment exercise, and/or if relevant, on an on-going basis.

This role has been designated as an Enhanced Vetting Role.

At HSBC we look to enable our employees to better balance their work / life priorities and have the flexibility required to meet challenging needs as they progress through different life stages. Where possible we will consider the following flexible working options: part-time working, job sharing, term-time working, working from home and staggered hours. If in considering a role with HSBC you have a need for some flexibility in your working arrangements please discuss this with the recruitment team in the early stages of the application process.

Salary: . Date posted: 07/12/2016