Head of Governance

Head of Governance

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  • Sector:

    Compliance & Financial Crime

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  • Salary:

    Market related

  • Contact:

    Grace Downey

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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Head of Governance (m / f) 80 - 100%

Lucerne, CH


  • You Will manage 6 staff as and oversee 25 compliance officers/analysts.
  • You will continue to operate and develop the compliance management system.
  • Advising and supporting the management of the organizational units in all compliance inquiries 
  • Ensure that data is handled in accordance with the law, including training and awareness-raising among employees, and are the contact and coordination point for contacts with authorities and questions relating to data collections.
  • Archive and records management is your responsibility.
  • You will also head the specialist agency to combat money laundering
  • You will work on and advise on projects and specialist groups.
  • You are responsible for setting up and operating up-to-date instruction management.


  • You have a degree in law.
  • Additional training in compliance management or equivalent practical experience is a must.
  • You have sound management and several years of professional experience, ideally in the insurance or banking environment.
  • Their very good knowledge of data protection ensures that data is handled in accordance with the law.
  • You have good oral and written skills in German and French, knowledge of Italian is desirable.
  • Good experience/knowledge in MS Office and understanding of the complex IT landscape are required.