Your role The Remediation Oversight and Strategic Initiatives Head reports to the Americas Head of Financial Crime Prevention (FCP) and is responsible for expanding FCP Project Management capabilities for UBS. One of several key positions in the FCP function, this position will be responsible for the delivery of Non-Technology program/project management at UBS. The incumbent is responsible for supporting leadership to ensure a globally consistent effort that enables continuing improvement to FCP's capabilities and further mitigate potential financial crime.
The Remediation Oversight and Strategic Initiatives Head is responsible for:
Participating in the design, development, delivery and maintenance of best-in-class Financial Crimes programs, policies and practices for FCP
Assessing, creating and gaining signoff on key project management tools such as; project plan, charter, stakeholder management plan, risk & issues log, communication plan and governance structures
Identifying resource requirements for projects by partnering with stakeholders to understand scope of effort, deliverables, and project milestones and dependencies
Actively managing project plans and help ensure they meet project objectives in agreed project milestones
Leading in the preparation of all reporting activities across program/project, providing in-depth support with interpretive thinking to define problems and develop innovative solutions
Creating reports, presentation material, and communications for senior stakeholders and committees and ensuring all stakeholders are identified, included in project scope definition activities and understand the project schedule and key milestones
Driving program enhancements by working collaboratively with all members of the program and coordinating with global cross-function teams to identify, prioritize and facilitate execution of potential enhancements to projects/overall program
Keeping abreast of regulatory changes, new regulations and internal policy changes in order to further identify new key risk areas and working with regulatory finding owners and managers to ensure timely completion of finding action plans
Conducting regular management finding related reporting in accordance with FCP governance
Escalate concerns and risks as needed
Conducting regular reviews and data reconciliation to ensure the accuracy of the FCP Finding Management Tool, as necessary, to make appropriate updates / corrections
Coordinating regulatory and audit exam preparation activities and document requests, with regional and Global FCP Audit requirements and coordinating exam-related meetings
Reviewing and provide quality assurance over exam response submissions
Working collaboratively across functional teams within FCP to ensure effective and efficient operations with clearly defined roles and responsibilities and demonstrating ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
Your team The Remediation Oversight and Strategic Initiatives Head will work in the Americas FCP team in the tristate area. This is a dynamic, driven and diverse team of professionals, with oversight responsibility helping UBS in the fight against money-laundering, fraud, corruption and terrorist financing.
Your expertise You have:
A Bachelor's degree in a relevant area of study required, advanced degree (MBA, JD) preferred
10+ years of prior BSA/AML compliance or related regulatory or financial crime experience with an investment bank, private bank and/or brokerage business or comparable, relevant experience at a law firm, regulatory agency, financial institution, major consulting firm or in law enforcement
Proven recent experience in a senior anti-money laundering compliance role in the securities industry is preferred
Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (ACAMS) / Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) / Certified AML and Fraud Professional (CAFP) is a plus
Solid experience in interacting with regulators, including the SEC, FinCEN, FINRA, FDIC, FRBNY and OCC
Strong communication and networking skills
Experience handling sensitive information with a high degree of discretion
Able to provide strong leadership to a team of direct reports and influence stakeholders at peer level and upwards
Able to interact with, and present to senior management and regulators
Team-orientated with strong interpersonal and communication skills, and able to manage conflict and pressure in a demanding environment
Able to be flexible and capable of prioritizing based on business demands
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