Legal and Compliance Manager/Senior Manager

Job Title: Legal and Compliance Manager/Senior Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore, Singapore
Salary: VB
Reference: JN -062018-173861
Contact Name: Janice Chee
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 29, 2018 10:49

Job Description

Job Description

  • Provide compliance advice on multifaceted matters, including ethics/anti-bribery & corruption, anti-money laundering, merchant contract reviews, licensing, mandatory reporting requirements, outsourcing, and new product advisory
  • Research on local regulatory requirements and work on application of regulatory licences for jurisdictions assigned, including the preparation and submission of all required documentation;
  • Draft and revise Compliance policies; ensure compliance awareness within the business
  • Attend to AML/KYC escalations; as well as to review onboarding cases
  • Review new or revised products and provide Compliance input and monitor product development to ensure compliance;
  • Review, and negotiate merchant & vendor contracts to ensure that Compliance requirements are appropriately embedded;
  • Responsible for payment scheme-related applications including but not limited to Visa, Mastercard, UnionPay, and JCB
  • Participate in regulatory change projects
  • Liaise with regulatory bodies on queries and questionnaires; coordinate internal & external audits, inclusive of those for the purposes of internal investigations
  • Support the Compliance training program, including development, implementation and execution


  • Recognised Law Degree; minimally 4-5 years of working experience in legal & compliance advisory work in Payment services related industry; those with more than 8 years of experience will be considered for Senior Manager position
  • Good understanding of Payments & Cards services as well as regulatory risks
  • Good knowledge of local MAS regulations & expecations in AML/CFT
  • Interest in pursuing long term career in an evolving market
  • Self-starter;Team player; keen in learning opportunities

Next Step

If you are up for the challenge and believe you have the motivation and skills to excel in the role, please send in your updated resume to

All shortlisted candidates will be notified

*For confidential discussion on active opportunities in the Market within compliance function or find out more about this role - please reach out directly to Janice at 6597 5174

Argyll Scott Asia is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.