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Quality Control Manager

Thomson Reuters Research 1/16/2018 12:28:38 AM Pulau Pinang, PIN Malaysia
Job Description



  • To lead, motivate and coach a team of Quality Assurance Specialists (QA Specialist) who are engaged in reviewing and quality checking end-clients reviews.
  • To monitor and report on the performance of the team members in accordance to the Statement of Work (SOW) and against recognized KPIs.
  • To manage the delivery of timely and accurately completed Screening processes as per the SOW and client expectations.
  • To drive quality improvement culture, proactively identify areas for development within the Team and within the SRS landscape to ensure exquisite customer service.


(Activities and tasks)

Leads a team of QA Specialists:

  • Motivates the team to successful delivery
  • Manages team performance against team members’ personal and team objectives
  • Coaches team members’ to improve their knowledge or develop their skills
  • Provides team and individual support on a day to day basis.
  • Actively work on integration and inclusion of team members outside of the own location

Draws on own knowledge on Anti Money Laundering:

  • Demonstrates an excellent understanding of the general AML/CTF matters and other relevant procedures that assure Service delivery.
  • Assists with queries arising from Case Managers, Operation team or QA Specialists
  • Provides a point of escalation, as well as support and resolution for the team:
  • Assists team members with more difficult and complex Quality Control reviews
  • Ensures any training and personal development areas are properly addressed
  • Liaises with relevant stakeholders e.g. Case Manager, Ops colleagues
  • Provides short-term solutions (including “workarounds”) in line with business goals

Monitors and reports on the Service and own team members’ contributions to the


  • Understands and facilitates team delivery against essential KPIs and other metrics
  • Seeks out any recurring themes that are impacting team or individual performance
  • Recognizes analysis and facilitates training needs in conjunction with Ops team
  • Collaborates with the Ops team to ensure smooth process flow
  • Understands and adopt project management principles to deliver detailed Quality Control plans
  • Builds positive relations across different locations

Drives client service excellence:

  • Ensures achievement of the quality level agreed with the clients
  • Manages relationships with all relevant parties related to the clients in scope from Case Manager and Ops team
  • Facilitates appropriate resources to meet specific client needs
  • Manages additional projects related to Quality Management

Undertakes timely and accurate quality checks on records:

  • Using workflow tool and processes defined by SOW
  • Drives quality improvement among the SRS team
  • Proactively identify areas for improvement and suggest mitigation activities
  • Manage projects aiming at quality improvement
  • Prepares quality results analysis, monitor errors and seeks for trends
  • Proactively contributes to the improvement of the quality management framework
  • Manages risk within the Quality Control area


The Quality Control Manager:

  • Reports to the Head of Operations, SRS and also works closely with Head of Quality, RMS
  • Coaches and mentors own team of QA Specialists
  • Builds productive relationships and works closely with SRS colleagues, especially other colleagues in the Ops team, KMT, Case Manager and Risk, Control & Governance


(Knowledge, experience, skills and competencies)


Successful candidates should be able to demonstrate evidence of the following:

  • Previous AML/CTF , Quality Management and Team Management experience
  • Advanced analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to get to the root cause and suggest solutions
  • Seeing the ‘big picture’ and being able to identify trends and dependencies
  • Enhanced cross divisional collaborating skills
  • Open to others, appreciating multi-cultural workplace and focused on teamwork
  • Well-developed communication and presentation skills
  • Working fluently in English
  • Experience of working in Microsoft applications at intermediate level
  • Sound understanding of Know Your Customer (KYC)
  • Thorough screening knowledge and related procedures (if applying internally)
  • At least 5 years of working experience in the related field
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification


It is useful if candidates are able to demonstrate evidence of the following:

  • Lean/Six Sigma experience

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Pulau Pinang-Pulau Pinang (Penang)-Malaysia
Req #: JREQ092320
Locations: Pulau Pinang-Pulau Pinang (Penang)-Malaysia
Job Function: Research
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