Manager Complex Investigations

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Role Title: Manager Complex Investigations
Business: Compliance
Grade: GCB5

The Compliance function is responsible for reviewing, challenging, and supporting the activities of the Group’s businesses to ensure that they effectively manage as “Risk Owners” the risks inherent in or arising from the conduct of their activities and for which they are responsible. Compliance includes 'Risk Stewards' who are independent of the commercial risk-taking activities undertaken by the Business, and works in partnership with the business to proactively manage risk and support business growth.

The Compliance function at HSBC includes Chief Compliance Officers (CCOs) that have responsibility and accountability for the Compliance function in their region and/or global business. In addition to four Group Capability teams of Financial Crime, Regulatory Conduct, a Chief Operating Office and Assurance, which are responsible for ensuring consistent global delivery, policy, frameworks, standards-setting, oversight and assurance.
The Group Financial Crime team provides the policy, framework and specialist capabilities by which HSBC manages its financial crime risk. The team is responsible for delivering a simplified framework for managing financial crime, leveraging specialist capabilities, data and technology, to enable the bank to serve the needs of its customers and support growth, while also sustainably completing the remaining global programmes of remediation. Working closely with the CCOs, the FC team will set policy, promote consistent implementation, best practice, customer-centricity, and provide effective oversight of the operational effectiveness of the financial crime framework, to ensure that the Group’s exposure to financial crime and related reputational risk is well-managed.
Complex Investigations is seeking individuals with critical thinking and problem solving skills, investigative or analytical experience, and interest in/knowledge of the diverse risks that HSBC faces: money laundering, fraud, terrorist financing, sanctions evasion, bribery, and corruption. This experience could come from a diverse array of backgrounds: financial institutions, consulting or auditing firms, journalism, regulatory/law enforcement/intelligence organizations, non-governmental organizations, etc. Applicants who have the creativity, patience, and persistence to develop innovative solutions to complex problems are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants with writing skills and technical skills such as advanced Excel, SQL, etc., particularly experience in data analytics are also encouraged to apply.
In this role as Manager, Complex Investigations, the jobholder:
  • Takes part in complex, proactive, intelligence-driven investigations, leveraging resources from across the Group to support investigations involving multiple geographies or financial crime typologies.
  • Identifies and escalates the most significant and sensitive investigations to Group senior management, and communicates this information in the form of succinct, professional written products and oral briefings.
  • Will develop the ability to provide subject matter expertise to other parts of Group FC, including but not limited to innovations in analysis and identification of typologies.
  • Establishes seamless, trusting, and mutually supportive relationships with the other components of Group FC, Compliance, and Group Internal Investigations (GIIG).
Uses a variety of internal and external