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Deputy Head of Compliance

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Job Description

As the Deputy Head of Compliance, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring that operations in Japan adhere to regulatory requirements and internal policies.


  • This leadership position requires a seasoned compliance professional with a deep understanding of the financial industry, and Japanese regulatory landscape, and a proven track record of implementing effective compliance programs.
  • Stay abreast of relevant financial regulations in Japan, assess their impact on our business, and implement necessary changes to ensure compliance.
  • Collaborate with the global compliance team to develop and implement compliance policies and procedures tailored to the Japanese market.
  • Design and conduct compliance training programs for employees, fostering a culture of awareness and adherence to compliance standards.
  • Conduct regular risk assessments to identify and mitigate compliance risks associated with our business activities.
  • Oversee the monitoring of compliance activities, ensuring accurate and timely reporting to senior management and regulatory bodies.
  • Lead or participate in compliance investigations, working closely with internal stakeholders and external parties as needed.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with regulatory authorities, auditors, and internal business units.

Required skills

  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in compliance within the financial industry, with at least 3 years in a leadership role.
  • In-depth knowledge of Japanese financial regulations and industry best practices.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, in Japanese and English.

About our client

A renowned global Investment and Corporate Bank committed to delivering exceptional financial services and fostering a culture of integrity and compliance.


Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Steven Howden
Steven Howden