Our client, a leading investment bank globally, is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Legal and Complaince Project Manager. This role offers an exciting opportunity for a dynamic individual to lead and manage key projects within the Legal and Compliance division.
Lead and oversee the execution of compliance projects, ensuring adherence to regulatory standards, internal policies, and best practices.
Manage complex compliance-related initiatives, such as regulatory changes, system enhancements, and process improvements, from initiation to completion.
Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including Legal, Risk, Technology, and Operations, to drive the successful delivery of projects.
Develop project plans, establish project timelines, and monitor progress against milestones, ensuring on-time and within-budget project delivery.
Conduct comprehensive risk assessments and impact analyses to identify potential compliance issues and devise appropriate mitigation strategies.
Provide guidance and advice to stakeholders on compliance matters, ensuring a thorough understanding of regulatory requirements and industry best practices.
Keep up-to-date with relevant local and international regulations, industry trends, and market practices, and assess their impact on our business.
Drive the implementation of compliance tools and systems, working closely with IT teams to ensure efficient and effective integration.
Coordinate and conduct compliance training and awareness programs, designing and delivering engaging materials to promote a culture of compliance.
Handle complex compliance inquiries and investigations, working collaboratively with internal and external parties to address any potential breaches or irregularities.
Maintain accurate documentation of all compliance-related processes, procedures, and initiatives.
Bachelor's degree in Law, Finance, Business, or a related field; professional certifications in compliance, such as CAMS or CRCMP, are preferred.
Proven experience (minimum 8 years) in compliance or legal role within the financial services industry, preferably within investment banking.
Strong knowledge of Hong Kong regulatory requirements (HKMA, SFC, etc.), as well as a good understanding of international regulatory frameworks.
Proven track record in successfully managing and delivering complex projects within a highly regulated environment.
Excellent understanding of compliance risk management principles and best practices.
Exceptional project management skills, with the ability to multitask and prioritize effectively.
Strong problem-solving skills and ability to think strategically and analytically.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to liaise and influence stakeholders at all levels.
Proactive and results-oriented mindset, with a keen eye for detail.
Fluency in English; knowledge of Mandarin or Cantonese would be advantageous.