Data Risk & Compliance Manager – South East Asia

We are looking to appoint an experienced Compliance Officer to help ensure we stay abreast of global information and data security and data privacy. This is an excellent opportunity for a someone who wants to take the next step in their compliance career in a global B2B consulting firm.

Company Overview

The NMG Group is a global advisory and intermediary firm focused exclusively in financial services. Established in 1992, NMG has enjoyed steady expansion internationally. We have clients across the world with our most established businesses in Australia, South Africa, Asia, the UK and Canada and a growing presence in the US and Europe. Our main offices are in Sydney, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Johannesburg, London, Toronto and New York.

At NMG Consulting we are a nimble firm of ~150 people focusing exclusively on the Insurance, Reinsurance, Wealth Management and Asset Management Industries. Our advisory model uniquely integrates Consulting, Insights and Analytics. Located globally, we are a diverse team of talented and experienced individuals, partnering with industry leaders to provide deep and powerful insights and knowledge.

We are constantly evolving and the range of work that we do rapidly challenges and expands our peoples’ knowledge. Our flat, team-based structures encourage participation from all experience levels – everyone is encouraged to contribute, regardless of their role. We advocate hearing different points of view, collaboration and constructive debate.

Summary Statement

We are looking to appoint an experienced Compliance Officer to help ensure we stay abreast of global information and data security and data privacy. This is an excellent opportunity for a someone who wants to take the next step in their compliance career in a global B2B consulting firm.

The successful candidate will report to the Chief Operating Officer and will work alongside the Group Legal Counsel and IT Security Team to build on our existing compliance capabilities and standards. The successful candidate will ensure that our global operations meet the relevant data privacy and data security regulations and satisfy our client due diligence queries.

Role

Data Risk & Compliance Manager

Location:

South East Asia

Key Responsibilities

  • Responses to client and insurance underwriter due diligence requests; (In partnership with the Human Capital function) monitor enforcement of compliance regulations and contractual obligations

  • Up to date knowledge of regulatory developments in key markets: EU, UK, AU, and North America; Updated and disseminated range of compliance manuals and processes including Company Policies, Onboarding and Offboarding procedures, Supplier and Vendor management

  • Annual staff training in technology risk awareness and Company Policies and reporting on completion; Annual internal audit process and implementation of goals and findings

  • Develop risk identification, management, and reporting frameworks and protocols; Analyze internal business systems to ensure compliance with relevant industry regulations and ethical standards

  • Advise senior management in relation to compliance issues that arise and strategies to mitigate risk

  • Draft new Policies and Processes; Review marketing materials for compliance with legal requirements

Competencies, Qualifications & Experience

  • Relevant regulatory experience (CIPP/E or CIPM (preferred)

  • Minimum bachelor’s degree (or jurisdictional equivalent) in business management or administration with 5+ years’ experience in similar role

  • A good understanding of internal operations risk management and controls. Having the hand-on experience in performing enterprise-wide risk assessment, internal control reviews and managing regulatory inspections would be an advantage

  • Are articulate and meticulous with an analytical and intuitively inquisitive mind-set

  • Ability to juggle multiple priorities, delivering high quality and timely responses to clients

  • Demonstrated stakeholder engagement experience

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

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