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Head of Compliance - Vietnam

Job title: Head of Compliance - Vietnam
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Ho Chi Minh City
Industry: Legal & Compliance
Start Date: 20/08/2020
Salary: 0.00
Reference: 30547
Contact name: Mindy Liew
Contact email: mindy@formativesearch.com
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

We are working with an exciting international payments business that is in serious growth mode across Asia. They are looking to hire a Head of Compliance in Ho Chi Minh City to support their business in Vietnam.

Job Description:

This role will be responsible for compliance issues for the payments business and for creating and building a compliance function for the group.


  • Lead the regulatory compliance function for e-money and payment services of the payment system group, including: (a) advising products and operations compliance; (b) managing licensing, regulatory approvals, and mandatory reporting to and audit from authorities.
  • Create, manage and maintain good corporate governance and anti-bribery & corruption policy through establishing and enforcing framework and SOPs.
  • Create, manage and maintain anti-money laundering policy through establishing and enforcing framework and SOPs.
  • Represent the product function to work with strategic partners’ compliance function, implement and maintain the agreed approaches. 
  • Conduct compliance socialization and training for internal stakeholders.
  • Coordinating with the Government, Risk and Compliance function to establish practice based on best payment industry standard in the market. 
  • Maintain relationship and coordination with relevant industry associations and government institutions to support company’s activities.


  • At least 10 years of working experience, preferably in fields such as legal, compliance or public policy.
  • Possess a good understanding of laws and regulations in payment industry and ABCs would be preferred.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills and a team player who can work under pressure and inspire confidence in others.
  • Excellent command of both spoken and written English & Vietnamese.
  • Possess the ability to learn and adapt quickly, is attentive to details and keen to be involved in the business process and to drive improvements.
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