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Dow Jones Manager, Politically Exposed Persons (PEP) - 4 months Contract in SINGAPORE, Singapore

Job Description:

Position Title: Manager, Politically Exposed Persons (PEP), 4 months Contract

Reports to: Director, Politically Exposed Persons (PEP), Risk & Compliance, Data Strategy

Location: Singapore

The role of Manager, Politically Exposed Persons, within Risk & Compliance, is to lead, in a collaborative environment, a team researching, compiling and updating information on Politically Exposed Persons (PEP) and their Relatives and Close Associate (RCA) for the Dow Jones Risk & Compliance database. This is a temporary position based in Singapore to manage a team of researchers in charge of the creation and maintenance of PEP and RCA content. The Manager reports to the Director of the Politically Exposed Persons Team.

The Manager is responsible for training, supporting, motivating, coaching and developing the team, ensuring the team’s goals are met and contributing to the improvement of the team’s workflows and tools efficiency. The Manager works closely with the PEP Team Director, his/her peers and the rest of the Risk & Compliance management team to ensure that Risk & Compliance content meets client requirements in terms of accuracy, completeness and timeliness.

About Dow Jones Risk & Compliance

Dow Jones’ Risk & Compliance business provides a comprehensive response to financial regulations by offering global, accurate, up-to-date information on people and companies -- enabling customers to meet regulatory guidelines, perform enhanced due diligence, control money laundering and illicit payments, and manage risk across their business.

The Risk & Compliance division is part of Dow Jones Data Strategy which produces leading databases, electronic media, newsletters, conferences, directories, webinars, custom publications and other information services on specialized markets and industry sectors.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage a team of researchers by communicating team objectives and goals, monitoring and evaluating performance, and allocating available resources.

  • Supervise, support, and develop team to maximize potential through motivation, coaching, counseling, and delegation.

  • Provide regular and transparent communication across the team regarding their performance to ensure company goals are met.

  • Assist with recruitment and training.

  • Assist with quality monitoring and setting team goals.

  • Ensure the profiles created and updated by the team are complete, accurate and up-to-date and that changes in political roles are processed in a timely manner.

  • Ensure the team meets its Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and provides the best content possible to our clients.

  • Ensure client and internal queries are handled correctly and in a timely manner.

  • Contribute to the improvement of the team’s processes, tools and workflows to maximize their efficiency.

  • Contribute to the development of the team’s Business Process Management (BPM) tool.

  • Support the PEP Team Director and the rest of the Risk & Compliance management team to drive key business decisions and initiatives.

  • Collaborate with other Data Strategy teams to deliver projects and initiatives.

  • Collaborate, engage with other departments, and be a knowledgeable and trustworthy business partner with stakeholders.

Knowledge/Skills/Experience Required:

  • Fluency in English (both written and spoken) is essential.

  • Understanding of Politically Exposed Persons (PEP) content.

  • Understanding of the Risk & Compliance database, its structure, content, research methodology, tools and workflows.

  • Ability to identify wholly with Dow Jones’ service obligations to its clients.

  • Excellent research and analytical skills.

  • Attention to detail and ability to work to deadlines.

  • Excellent organisation and time management skills with the ability to efficiently prioritise tasks.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Ability to work as part of a team and to build and maintain good working relationships.

  • Proficient in Google G Suite and Microsoft Office.

  • Fast, efficient and quality-focused work ethic.

  • Adaptability and willingness to learn new skills.

  • Positive outlook on change, self-motivated, flexible and adaptable.

  • Education to degree level.

  • This is a 4 months contract role to cover maternity.

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Business Area: PIB - DATA STRATEGY

Job Category: Data/Content Group

About Us

Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world’s top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch and Financial News.

This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.

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Req ID: 23166