JOB PURPOSE To head a team of Trade Sanctions under TCA with the purpose to access, analyze and provide advisory to CTP and Trade Hubs on the cases referred under Sanctions and Local Regulations.
To ensure delivery of timely advices to CTP and business functions from Trade AML Advisory both quantitatively and qualitatively in lieu of Internal and Regulatory requirements, further to lead the team.
Manage team efficiently to mitigate Trade Sanctions Risk and TBML risk.
Support Unit Head, Trade Compliance Advisory
Advisory regarding Trade Sanctions
Provide advice on highlighted business transactions pertaining to / from Sanctioned / High risk Countries (if any) in order to prevent sanctions breaches and regulatory violations.
STR Reporting & Query Resolution
To ensure timely preparations of STRs for further review by AML Head before submission to FMU (Financial Monitoring Unit).
Additionally, facilitate Analysts for timely resolution of FMU queries and those received from FIA (Federal Investigations Agency) and other LEAs (Law Enforcement Agencies), if any.
Training & Development
Actively participate in bank-wide awareness trainings for AML / CFT to strengthen the Compliance culture within the Bank as either a trainer or attendee.
Take necessary initiative to apprise AML staff about changing industry trends and best practices
Training and mentoring of Officers in Names screening
Remediation of Audit & Inspection Findings
Regarding SBP Annexures of Thematic Inspections and Internal and External Audit reports, develop remedial action plans as needed in conjunction Screening Officers
Project Based Assignments / Initiatives
Additional projects / initiatives from time-to-time as directed by the Head, AML including assisting International Compliance Officers regarding their hits screening, system issues, and various regulatory aspects
To develop and implement continuous improvement strategies in existing AML processes in conjunction with Line Management
Lead, direct and motivate Screening Officers to ensure clarity of purpose and work towards common goals with a focus towards talent retention
Qualifications Minimum qualifications :
Bachelors’ / Master’s Degree from an HEC accredited institution. Good to have certifications such as ACAMS
Knowledge of prevalent local and geopolitical trends impacting the AML environment in Pakistan and other countries where HBL is operating
Strong Presentation and Communication skills
Minimum experience :
6+ years of relevant experience in AML / Compliance
Primary Location : PK-SD-Karachi Work Locations : 7000-HBL Plaza, HOK Habib Bank Plaza I.I. Chundrigar Road Karachi Function : Global Compliance