Compliance Training - VP

Job Level:  Vice President
Job Function:  Learning & Development

Jersey City, NJ, US, 07311

Employment Type:  Full Time
Requisition ID:  2978

 SMBC Group is a top-tier global financial group. Headquartered in Tokyo and with a 400-year history, SMBC Group offers a diverse range of financial services, including banking, leasing, securities, credit cards, and consumer finance. The Group has more than 130 offices and 80,000 employees worldwide in nearly 40 countries. Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc. (SMFG) is the holding company of SMBC Group, which is one of the three largest banking groups in Japan. SMFG’s shares trade on the Tokyo, Nagoya, and New York (NYSE: SMFG) stock exchanges.


In the Americas, SMBC Group has a presence in the US, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, and Peru. Backed by the capital strength of SMBC Group and the value of its relationships in Asia, the Group offers a range of commercial and investment banking services to its corporate, institutional, and municipal clients. It connects a diverse client base to local markets and the organization’s extensive global network. The Group’s operating companies in the Americas include Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp. (SMBC), SMBC Nikko Securities America, Inc., SMBC Capital Markets, Inc., SMBC Rail Services LLC, Manufacturers Bank, JRI America, Inc., SMBC Leasing and Finance, Inc., Banco Sumitomo Mitsui Brasileiro S.A., and Sumitomo Mitsui Finance and Leasing Co., Ltd.


The anticipated salary range for this role is between $144,000.00 and $180,000.00. The specific salary offered to an applicant will be based on their individual qualifications, experiences, and an analysis of the current compensation paid in their geography and the market for similar roles at the time of hire. The role may also be eligible for an annual discretionary incentive award. In addition to cash compensation, SMBC offers a competitive portfolio of benefits to its employees.

Role Description

The Compliance Training Project Vice President reports to the Director/Head of Compliance Training Operations and Administration and will provide support in the design, development and delivery of eLearning and instructor-led training projects across the Americas Division. Duties will include, but not limited to gathering and sharing training requirements and deliverables between subject matter experts, training vendors, and others. Also, coordinating with learning management systems administrators to prepare courses for launch.

The scope of this role is anticipated to focus on training delivered and monitored by the Americas Division Compliance Training team, which may encompass training across SMBC Group's Americas Division, inclusive of SMBC Group's banking operations, U.S. and LATAM representative offices, Grand Cayman branch, Brazilian banking subsidiary, U.S. broker-dealer and registered swaps dealers, and certain non-banking leasing subsidiaries and affiliates.

Role Objectives

  • Using standard project management principles, manage course development and instructor-led training projects from project initiation through to launch and project close out. Some projects may be large-scale training projects, which may include serving as point of contact for gathering and consolidating course feedback between training vendors, Compliance Training and subject matter experts, among other project support tasks. 
  • Coordinate deliverables and approvals required for course launch in learning management system including, but not limited to, testing course functionality, coordinating with pilot testers and learning management team, and ensuring all required approvals are received prior to launch.
  • Track course completions by generating custom reports and following up with incomplete employees. 
  • Maintain training deliverables, assets, and content on team Compliance Training SharePoint site, as required.
  • Collaborate with learning management team to ensure all training records are properly recorded in the learning management system.
  • Monitor and recommend adjustments to annual training schedule to ensure on-time completion of the Compliance Training Annual Training Plan.
  • Any other responsibilities, as required.

Qualifications and Skills

  • 2-5 years experience working in training operations or training administration in a regulated / financial services environment. Experience leading or assisting in eLearning development projects, either in-house or external (third-party vendor) development is preferred, but not required. 
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Excel, familiar with using large datasets to generate metrics and create reports for senior leadership.
  • Experience with online training authoring tools desired. 
  • Experience communicating with and presenting status updates to senior leadership, including C-suite. 
  • Developing and maintaining internal team processes and procedures. 
  • Knowledge of learning management system reporting and intermediate skill in Excel with experience analyzing large data files and providing high-level information.

Additional Requirements

D&I Commitment


Responsible for fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion, holding leaders accountable for creating an inclusive environment through awareness and practice of equity in recruiting, developing, and promoting diverse talent.


SMBC’s employees participate in a hybrid workforce model that provides employees with an opportunity to work from home, as well as, from an SMBC office. SMBC requires that employees live within a reasonable commuting distance of their office location. Prospective candidates will learn more about their specific hybrid work schedule during their interview process.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. SMBC provides reasonable accommodations for employees and applicants with disabilities consistent with applicable law. If you need a reasonable accommodation during the application process, please let us know at

Nearest Major Market: Jersey City
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City