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Job Title: Vice President, Business Resilience

Company: Major Securities Firm

Corporate Title: Flexible Salary Range: Competitive Package
Location: Singapore Date Open: Nov 2019

Responsibilities / Duties:

  • Global Operations and Business Services (GOBS) provides critical infrastructure services that supports and/or controls the trading, investment and corporate banking functions of the company.
  • Our mission is ‘To Deliver World-class Service’ to our internal partners and external clients as we focus on our people, processes and controls. 
  • To achieve this, we need great people that are innovative, customer-focused and have a continuous improvement mindset.
  • Our group also provides an independent and objective review of the processes used through the various product trade lifecycles. 
  • Our diverse and dynamic team is divided into five main functional areas: Capital Markets, Financing Operations, Payment and Correspondent Banking Services, Business Services, and Change Delivery.
  • Are you an intellectually curious person with a genuine passion for Business Resilience? Do you thrive in an environment where resiliency is an everyday occurrence? Are you calm under pressure and a 'Master of Disaster' at facing challenges and deterring issues?
  • If you answered a resounding YES, then here is what's in it for you!
  • The Securities Business Resilience team takes a dedicated approach to business recovery. We build on the principles of business continuity but extend much further to help enhance the companys ' infrastructure, so our businesses can address challenges, deter issues, handle risks and bounce back more quickly
  • By using your practical experience, our team provides businesses with the tools they need to build solutions that work in real life, to reset and recover with as little disruption as possible.
  • We develop resiliency strategies and playbooks that keep our businesses strong, adaptable and operating in significant sources of threats and stresses regardless of the situation.
  • You will provide clear direction of global business resilience planning to ensure consistent application of program policies and standards globally across all businesses and regions, driving and embedding standard methodology, consistency and pragmatic management of business resilience.

Requirements / Qualifications:

  • You're a standout colleague who collaborates and communicates effectively across global teams with an understanding of capital markets operational workflows
  • Skillful ability to assess broad-based business impacts and identify risk trends, challenges, and opportunities by assimilating new information, understanding complex topics, executing sound judgement, developing conclusions and making recommendations in a timely manner
  • Partner with the head of the program to lead efforts related to the firm’s response to disruptive events by administering an incident/crisis management enterprise-wide program while leading cross departmental remediation of business continuity as gaps are identified
  • Work with key partners in defining, training, and testing business continuity, crisis management plans and procedures to reduce business interruptions, ensure continuity, minimize financial impact and adhere to legal/regulatory requirements.
  • Ensure business continuity processes, plans and strategies can recover critical business functions during and after disruptive events.
  • Prepare detailed contingency plans and reports as required by the regulators as part of the annual Resolution Plan submission
  • Strong business insight with a knowledge of Capital Markets across the trade lifecycle that draws on your strong judgement and problem-solving skills while anticipating questions and finding creative and appropriate solutions
  • Combine your strong analytical skills to review processes, build process flows, and find opportunities for improvement while drawing on your high-caliber written and verbal communications skills to tell your story
  • Strong relationship skills help you to handle partner expectations while promoting a positive team environment that inspires mutual respect, diversity, productivity, innovation and creativity
  • Ensure local and functional Managers are current and apprised of all significant risk management and control issues
  • Associate Business Continuity Professional designation is a plus
  • Proven ability to work under pressure and deliver excellence on tight deadlines
  • Exceptional writing skills, with the ability to turn around material drafts quickly and effectively
  • Excellent analytical skills and communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Strong attention to detail with proven ability to process large volumes of information effectively