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Compliance Manager (Japan)

Compliance Manager (Japan)

  • Location Japan - Tokyo
  • Travel required No travel is expected with this role
  • Job category Ethics & Compliance Group
  • Relocation available This role is not eligible for relocation
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code RQ064622
  • Experience level Senior
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Job summary


Strategy, Sustainability & Ventures

Job Family Group:

Ethics & Compliance Group

Job Summary:

We have an excellent opportunity for a Compliance Manager to provide support to our wider LNG, Power, Hydrogen and Treasury solutions business in Japan. The role will initially focus on Power and LNG trading and gradually expand to cover other areas of the business. The Compliance Manager will work closely with our global Ethics and Compliance (E&C) team to implement an effective and consistent program across various bp products. Responsible for providing timely advice and guide our business, all while sharing knowledge and building strong relationships across all E&C. In this role, you will be the single point of contact in our Tokyo office, under the guidance of the Senior Compliance Manager and Compliance Director based out of Singapore.


Job Description:


You will have the exciting opportunity to:

  • Identify, assess, monitor compliance risks and requirements applicable to traded products(physical and paper-based) and origination business; 
  • Monitor trading activity on exchanges to ensure alignment with Exchange rules and local regulatory requirements;
  • Support training on regulatory and compliance requirements and bp’s policies and procedures related to trading compliance, including on all relevant financial services and market abuse regulations;
  • Develop and maintain an understanding of regulatory and E&C requirements for both physical and financial traded products;
  • Monitor developments and proposals and assist with the planning and the implementations of changes into respective business groups;
  • Undertake activities in relation to the risk-based monitoring program and ensure that record keeping supports actions taken and any recommendations made, including but not limited to:
    • Develop relationships/partnerships with the business and establish compliance as enabling business partner;
    • Build strong working relationships with other E&C team members to ensure effective knowledge sharing and timely resolution of incidents;
    • Provide E&C advice and oversight to the implementation of projects within the area; and
    • Assist the business to identify and mitigate risks involved in new business activity.



·       取引される商品(実物の/書類ベースの)およびオリジネーション業務におけるコンプライアンス関連のリスクや要件を特定、評価、監視する。

·       取引所における取引活動を監視し、取引所規則および現地の規制要件への遵守を徹底する。

·       規制およびコンプライアンスや、金融サービス/市場の不正操作についての関連するすべての規則を含む、取引上のコンプライアンスに関するBPのポリシー/手順についてのトレーニングの実施を支援する。

·       物理および金融市場で取引される両方の商品に対する、規制要件およびE&Cによる要件についての理解を深め、維持する。

·       事業計画の策定や各ビジネスグループにおける変更の導入につき、進捗を監視し、提案や助言を提供する。

·       リスクベースのモニタリングプログラムに関する業務を実行し、実行される対策や推奨事項に対して記録作成業務が貢献できるようにする。具体的には以下を含むが、これらに限りません:

o   他社との企業関係/パートナーシップを推進すると同時に、ビジネスパートナーと連会する際のコンプライアンスを徹底する。

o   E&Cチームの他のメンバーとの力強い協力関係を構築し、効果的な知識共有およびインシデントの迅速な解決を実現する。

o   E&Cチームに対し、担当地域内のプロジェクト実施に関する助言、監督を提供する。



About you:

  • You will have a relevant University degree or equivalent working experience.
  • Deep understanding of the energy commodity trading businesses and understanding of traded products, markets and strategies of both physical and paper-based trading. 
  • A background in Power products and/or trading would be a strong advantage.
  • Experience, knowledge and understanding of energy supplier regulations, financial regulations, exchange rules. Able to manage regulatory relationships with METI, JFSA and other market operators preferred.
  • Experience of designing and conducting compliance monitoring and surveillance activity.
  • Ability to demonstrate integrity, courage and sound judgement.
  • Ability to impact and influence at all levels of the organization.
  • Strong work ethic, initiative and creativity to achieve identified goals, both individually and as a team player working in a global and fast-paced environment.
  • Strong problem-solving skills with critical thinking ability to see the next step and follow through on operational detail.
  • Great communication and interpersonal skills – capable of advising on E&C matters and adopting a variety of styles to achieve the desired result and build consensus with diverse partners.
  • Excellent analytical and report drafting skills with attention to detail.
  • Ability to develop and deliver training materials
  • Proficiency in Japanese and English is required



·       エネルギー商品のトレーディングビジネスについての深い理解、実物/書類ベースの取引において取引される商品や、市場、および戦略についての知識を持つこと。

·       発電分野の製品および/またはトレーディングに関連するバックグラウンドを持つ方を特に優遇します。

·       エネルギー供給事業者に対する規制、金融規制、取引所規則に関連した勤務経験、知識、および理解を持つこと。経済産業省、金融庁、および他の金融取引所との間で規制関連の業務管理が可能な方を優遇します。

·       コンプライアンス、モニタリング、およびサーベイランス関連の業務を設計、実施した経験を持つこと。

·       誠実さ、勇気、および賢明な判断力を行使できること。

·       当社組織の全レベルにわたり、影響力を行使できること。

·       急激な変化を続けるグローバルな業務環境において、個人およびチームプレイヤーとして定められた目標を達成するために、職業倫理の高さ、熱意、および創造性を発揮できること。

·       次のステップを見据えた上で、業務運営上の細部まで念頭に置いた問題解決スキルと、批判的思考能力を持つこと。

·       様々な事項についてE&Cチームに助言を提供し、望まれる成果を達成するために様々なスタイルに対応し、多様なパートナーとの合意を形成するために、高いコミュニケーション能力や対人スキルを持つこと。

·       細部にわたり卓越した分析能力および報告作成スキルを持つこと。

·       トレーニング資料を作成、提供できること。












Travel Requirement

No travel is expected with this role

Relocation Assistance:

This role is not eligible for relocation

Remote Type:

This position is a hybrid of office/remote working


Agility core practices, Agility core practices, Analytical Thinking, Communication, Conflict Management, Consulting, Courage, Data Analysis, Decision Making, Employee and labour relations, Ethical judgement, Facilitation, Global Perspective, Global trend analysis across society, economies and structures, Industry knowledge and advocacy, Influencing, Intelligence writing and briefing, Issues and Policy Management, Knowledge Sharing, Presenting, Regulatory Compliance, Risk Management, Stakeholder Engagement, Stakeholder Management, Strategic Thinking {+ 2 more}

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