head of operations in Singapore

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 and the successful candidate should have exposure across several operation functions.

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 including Commodities Trade & Remittances, Credit and Loan Operations, Treasury Operations, IT and administration.
  • 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.
  • Ensure effective controls are in place to protect the bank’s interest and avoid operational and IT security risks.

skills and experience required

  • At least 15 years’ experience in banking operations experience with at least 7 years of managing a team.
  • Possesses solid knowldge of various operations areas and workflows such as trade finance, credit documentation, loans, deposits, clearing, treasury settlement and IT infrastructure support. Strong knowledge in credit documentation will be preferred.
  • Excellent knowledge of Banking regulations and laws as well as ABS guidelines.
  • Ability to multi-task and drive project management for the branch
  • Good IT knowledge and experience in handling IT infrastructure needs of branch and management of systems project.

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