head of operations, director in Singapore

emily liu, randstad
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emily liu, randstad

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Our client is a top Asian bank and they are looking for a strong Head of Operations candidate to join the team. This role will be required to lead a big team of more than 40 people and the successful candidate should have exposure across several operation functions such as Trade, Loans, Treasury, Projects and Business Management.

about the company
Our client is a top Asian Bank with a global presence and they currently operate in more than 100 countries.

about the job
As the Head of Operations, you will be in charge of:

  • Ensure smooth running of the overall operation functions such as Trade, Loans, Treasury, Projects and Business Management
  • Drive improvements and changes required to support business and stakeholders and at the same time ensuring business continuity planning.
  • Take part in the strategic development and/or implementation of key operations and business initiatives
  • Provide effective support of new products and processes and system implementation as well as ensure continuous improvement in achieving operation efficiency, regulatory/AML compliance and risk management controls.
  • Formulate and implement processes and procedures to ensure compliance with Singapore, Head Office and AML regulatory requirements.
  • Responsible for managing and delivering the department's expense budget.
  • Support the team in any discussion with auditors or regulators on complex operations topics, including but not limited to changes on transaction processes or workflows.

skills and experience required

  • At least 15 years’ experience in banking operations experience with at least 8 years of managing a large team.
  • Broad knowledge in Operations, specifically processing of deposit, loan, trade finance, money transfer and treasury transactions
  • Ability to multi-task and drive project management for the bank
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to influence others
  • Strong understanding of local banking regulatory environment and regulations

To apply online please use the 'apply' function, alternatively you may contact Emily Liu at 65106505.
(EA: 94C3609/ R1111016 )


trade finance, loans, remittance, settlements, operation


Professional Qualification or Diploma preferred

educational requirements

Vocational/Professional Qualification