Compliance Counsel

Marina Bay Sands Pte Ltd| Date Posted: 22-Jun-2019
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Qualification:
'N' Levels / 'O' Levels, ITE/ NITEC/ Higher NITEC, 'A' Levels, Diploma, Bachelor's / Honours, Masters / PhD

Job Description

Primary Focus of Role

  • Inculcating compliance culture within the organization
  • Assisting business units in identifying and reducing compliance risks
  • Advising business units on compliance and general ethics issues
  • Preparing policies and other communications for regulatory review

Job Responsibilities

  • Reviewing and creating compliance training materials, and providing in-person compliance training
  • Rendering guidance on global and local compliance policies, including conflicts of interests and anti-corruption and bribery, as well as general ethics issues
  • Carrying out internal investigations into potential violations of law or policy
  • Reviewing and drafting casino policies that require approval of/notification to regulators (guiding principles); rendering guidance based on such guiding principles
  • Reviewing standard operating procedures for business units
  • Planning and executing multiple short-term and long-term projects
  • Assisting in the enforcement of regulatory compliance for the company
  • Preparing communications for regulatory review both locally and globally, e.g. Casino Regulatory Authority of Singapore, Nevada Gaming Control Board, U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control
  • Communicating and coordinating with various business units to address compliance risks and issues
  • Ensuring proper record keeping

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Education & Certification

  • Recognised law degree
  • Recognised compliance certification preferred

Experience

  • At least 5 years of experience at any of the following: (1) compliance department of a multinational company or regulator, (2) compliance consultancy practice, or (3) first tier law firm.

Competencies

  • Strong English writing and drafting skills
  • Outstanding critical analysis and reasoning skills
  • Organised and meticulous
  • Strong project management skills
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to clearly explain legal and compliance concepts to non-legally trained colleagues
  • Awareness of commercial and operational issues and challenges associated within the industry
  • Experience in working with government regulators is preferred