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Assistant Manager, Risk & Compliance

Date:  13-Jan-2023


Business Unit:  Group Risk, Compliance and Insurance

About Certis

We are a leading security services organisation. We put technology to work in making the world a safer place. Our mission is that as trusted partners, we protect lives and assets, and deliver integrated critical services. By empowering our people, our goal is to enable our communities to stay safe and thriving.

We offer a broad range of opportunities and career pathways for our people to grow and explore their potential. We believe that people, equipped with innovative thinking and technological capabilities will make the world safer, smarter and better.

Life at Certis

If you are a passionate individual looking for opportunities to expand your skills, and purposeful work instead of just a ‘job’, we would love to hear from you.

At Certis, no two days look alike. Our work calendars are filled with chances to collaborate with others, and bring new initiatives to life. Whether you’re looking to improve a process, or have an innovative idea awaiting a technology solve, we want you to bring your ideas to the table.

We are a close-knit team that looks out for each other, works hard to get the job done, and encourages each other to grow – the perfect place for you to grow your career!

Duties & Responsibilities

Risk Management

  • Be part of the team maintaining the Integrated Assurance Framework defined by the Group, including leading practices, policies and embed practices into Singapore and other markets of operations;
  • Manage the development and review of risk and control registers with business units; assess the adequacy and effectiveness of controls.
  • Manage, coach, support Singapore and other Markets’ control, risk and process owners.
  • Provide thought partnership, risk analytics (e.g. return on risk mitigation investments), and recommendations around remediation, risk mitigation, or process improvement to senior management and functional leaders in Singapore and other market of operations.
  • Coordinate reporting and presentation at relevant governance meetings.
  • Assists in regional review / oversight; support the analysis to identify and address thematic issues.


  • Develop compliance program to ensure company processes adhere to local regulatory requirements (e.g. IRAS, MOM, PDP etc), compliance objectives and identify and monitor process improvements on an ongoing basis
  • Promote risk and compliance culture and raise awareness across the Group.
  • Conduct Line 2 operational / regulatory reviews
  • Engage and provide regulatory advice and support to businesses in relations to any regulatory requirements
  • Monitor, analyse and disseminate changes in applicable laws and regulations

Skills & Experience

•    Bachelor degree in Finance, Accounting, Risk Management, Law or related fields
•    At least 3 years of relevant work experience, preferably in compliance / risk management / internal controls / internal audit
•    Conceptual skills including quantitative methods for risk management and experience with internal control environments and frameworks (e.g. COSO, COBIT)
•    Knowledge of various functional areas, including Finance, Internal Controls, Legal, IT Security and Compliance
•    Ability to take a holistic view on issues faced, possessing strong analytical, financial and problem solving skills
•    Process-oriented and problem-solving attitude as well as strong organizational skills and hands-on mentality
•    Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, possess ability to communicate effectively and confidently at all levels.
•    Resilient, highly adaptable to dynamic work environments, with strong ability to influence and garner support and cooperation.
•    Self-driven and energetic, ability to work independently and equally well as a team player when the situation arises.
•    Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Outlook) skills.

Recognition & Reward

What you can expect from us:

•    Work on world-class security projects renowned for their safety, reliability and efficiency
•    Commitment to your ongoing development, including on-the-job opportunities, formal programs and assistance with further education
•    Community volunteering opportunities
•    A competitive remuneration package, featuring performance-based incentives and a medical insurance and dental allowance.
Certis is committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workforce culture, which is supported by our values. Our aim is to attract, develop and retain a truly diverse and high-performing workforce.