Senior Specialist; Card Governance & Compliance at NMB Bank February, 2020

Job Purpose

To provide the overall Card governance, controls, fraud prevention and compliance process;  Derive as much value from Card Business by preventing Fraud and creating frictionless payment experiences.

Main Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership in collaboration with other senior managers and business partners to develop and implement strategies that effectively manage financial crime risk across the Cards lines of business
  • Oversee the fraud risk management function across the card lines of business, ensuring regulatory compliance and compliance with other relevant internal and external standards and requirements
  • Ensure teams understand regulatory and compliance requirements as prescribed for the function, and provide recommendations and implement actions to ensure adherence as required
  • Identify Card business control risks and gaps
  • Be an active player in fraud management forums
  • Manage Card fraud risk and minimize losses through monitoring, reporting and taking appropriate action
  • Meet regularly with senior internal business partners and lines of business executives to track and address operational risks related to card business
  • Ensure teams understand risks inherent in Card business unit and ensure appropriate actions
  • Ensure strict confidentiality is maintained for both customer and Bank information
  • Achieve Shareholder and Customer goals with a particular focus on card fraud prevention.
  • Critically analyze Card Fraud and Declines trends, drive continuous system and process improvements
  • Serve as the ultimate customer escalation contact when customer expectations are not met in the fraud processes and interactions
  • Govern and coordinate Card Fraud Technology initiatives
  • Coordinate with other NMB IT security functions for fraud architecture interactions and facilitate interactions with other technology architecture teams within the bank and partners such as MasterCard & VISA


  • Advanced knowledge of Visa, MasterCard & UPI Regulations and chargeback case preparations
  • In depth knowledge of risk and regulatory requirements and management as they apply to card fraud & compliance or other criminal risk
  • Chargebacks process and acquirer/issuer fraud liability experience.
  • Detailed understanding of the payments industry and Payment Network rules, e.g. PCI DSS
  • Advanced knowledge on chargeback & card fraud management/investigative processes and related business issues
  • Knowledge of rules and regulations governing cards, knowledge of dispute resolution, ID Theft, and/or fraud preferred
  • Strong analytical and detective skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including facilitation and presentation skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively, including high degree of “Listening Skills”
  • Customer Centric with customer service skills
  • Ability to influence multiple stakeholders and engage their support and consensus
  • Strong planning, decision-making, and prioritization skills

 Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Statistics, Economics or related field
  • Advanced certificates of MasterCard/VISA fraud management is preferred
  • Minimum 5 years of industry-related experience with Payment Network rules and regulations
  • Thorough understanding of Card Business reporting agencies and compliance requirements for Issuing & Acquiring.
  • A background in Card Business, Card Systems or Card Network is mandatory.


NMB Plc is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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