Senior Compliance Manager

212250976 | Amsterdam | Bank | Senior Compliance Manager | Compliance | Legal | Permanent |
Our client

I am currently looking for a Senior Compliance Manager for a large multinational located in Amsterdam. This bank is well established and one of the oldest banks in the Netherlands. The open position is within the Compliance team and you will be closely working with your team members from another country. My client is predominately a retail and commercial bank which also offers a wide range of financial products and services. You will be reporting to the Lead Risk Partner and will have the responsibility of ensuring Compliance in a wide range of non-financial risks within the business.

The Role

You, on your own initiative, will be responsible for setting priorities for the activities of each day. Along with this you will advise and coordinate with business departments internally and externally to the extent that controls, KPI’s and results are required to be held accountable and justified and a change of behaviour in colleagues should be attained where necessary. The role is made up of four key elements:

Risk Management: Your main focus with regards to risk is to perform high-complexity tasks in a high-risk-exposure policies. You will apply and adhere to the Risk Management Framework alongside identifying, assessing, managing, monitoring and reporting risks. It is also expected that you maintain and execute the Compliance plan, monitoring plan and enhance the compliance process. It is required you identify legal and regulatory developments and inform internal stakeholders, additionally, you are responsible for the translation of Group Compliance Policy and Dutch Law and regulations into local processes and procedures. Establish and maintain the relationship with the Dutch Banking Association and raise internal awareness on regulatory risks and develop and provide relevant trainings.

Group Policies: It is expected that you will implement a number of high-risk-exposure policies and the performance of allocated controls. You have independence in your thinking for best practices for how to implement regulatory and policy requirements. For this independence of implementation you will also be able to decide on gap analysis against local legislation and initiate waiver process as required.

Project Management: You will act as a representative for the department in cross functional projects.

Stakeholder Management: You are expected to be able to communicate with colleagues and Higher up to propose final solutions for problems in English.


You are someone with a good legal background and experience within Dutch Law with compliance experience and risk management experience. You have a Master’s degree in Law, economics or equivalent. You have a background in banking and ideally specialized in mortgages, mainly the Dutch mortgage market, with knowledge of Dutch financial services related laws and regulations. You are able to turn theory into procedures, work well under pressure, excellent planning, prioritisation and organizational skills. You ideally have:
  • At least 5 years relevant experience in a risk or compliance function.
  • Risk Management or Certified Compliance Officer or relevant equivalent.

What you’ll get in return

Working within one of the most well established banks in The Netherlands with ample opportunities to progress your career. Within an organization that is diverse, inclusive, international and provide you with the right tools to grow and develop. The gross salary is between €80,000 to €90,000, including all benefits (depending on your knowledge and experience). This salary is based on a 40 hour work week.

What you need to do now

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Tipo de trabajo
Banking & Financial Services
Accountancy and Finance
Competitive salary with strong secondary benefits
Fecha límite
28 Feb 2022

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