Head of Legal and Compliance

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  • Sector:

    Compliance & Financial Crime

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  • Salary:

    £0 per year

  • Contact:

    Laura Bermudez

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  • Published:

    14 days ago

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  • Consultant:

    Laura Bermudez

Job Description 

Your Responsibilities:

  • Researches, implements, and manages the areas of banking regulations and laws, banking policies and procedures, consumer protection, data protection and public interest laws
  • Oversees compliance procedures and provides advices on compliance and legal aspects and on the compliance risk management process of the Branch
  • Monitors key performance indicators and provides the Management with relevant recommendations and mitigation actions
  • Will act as the main contact towards the prudential supervisor, the DNB, AMF, Data Protection Authority and external auditors and provide the external bodies with the required information and validation.
  • Will coordinate and review money laundering checks to ensure that the bank complies with the obligations under the anti-money laundering legislation and the bank’s anti-money laundering policy.
  • Advises, oversees, and trains the banking staff on compliance procedures
  • Anticipates and issues investigations related to possible non-compliance or to ensure compliance is taking place
  • Continuously takes part in the improvement of operational procedures and contributes to product offering and service quality
  • Escalates any customer complaints, conflicts of interest, whistleblowing and operational risks within the Compliance Department

Your Profile

  • Master’s degree in Law, Business Management, Economics , Corporate Governance or other relevant higher education
  • Certification holder: CCO, AML & banking certificates
  • Min of 10 years of experience in a similar position in a commercial bank dealing with corporate and institutional clients
  • Sound knowledge of the Dutch regulation, practices and law
  • Fluent written and spoken Dutch & English
  • Relationship management skills, consulting skills, excellent negotiation and influence skills, especially at senior organizational levels, natural leadership, organised, prioritizing skills