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Compliance Officer (Retail Banking) - NIBC Bank N.V.

Locatie: Den Haag
Dienstverband: Full-time


NIBC is searching for a Compliance Officer to focus on its Retail Banking activities.

Job Description:

Why would you want to work for NIBC’s Compliance team?

Managing compliance risk and complying with bank relevant applicable laws, regulations and standards in both personal and business conduct is every employee’s responsibility. Management is responsible to identify and communicate compliance requirements that each employee must fulfil in day-to-day business activities. Compliance provides the necessary assistance and advice. Managing compliance risk and complying with applicable laws, regulations and standards in both personal and business conduct is the responsibility of every employee working for NIBC. Compliance supports management and employees  in these tasks.

NIBC has a Compliance & Regulatory Affairs team in The Hague and Amsterdam, and designated Local Compliance Officers (LCO) in the other NIBC offices in Frankfurt, London and Brussels. The compliance function within NIBC operates as separate independent Business Unit (BU). This BU is part of the SBU Risk, Legal, Compliance and CSR (RLCC), and the Head of Compliance & Regulatory Affairs reports directly to the Chief Risk Officer and the Managing Board.

Key focus of Compliance is the 3 lines of defense model: to advise on and manage/remediate compliance risk & conduct matters at strategic-, transaction- and personal level, to monitor and control compliance risks within the agreed policy and control frameworks, to ensure our frameworks and policies remain up to date and to train & educate all staff on an ongoing basis to ensure appropriate and efficient compliance risk management across our organisation. The  team consists of ca 10 colleagues and works on the basis of the Compliance & Regulatory Affairs year planning and Target Operating Model.

What will you do?

The Compliance & Regulatory Affairs team is looking for a Compliance Officer to cover NIBC’s Retail Banking division which includes Savings and Mortgages. The ideal candidate likes to work with skilled professionals in a complex, dynamic, demanding and international environment.

Main tasks and responsibilities of the function

  • You are actively involved in responding to day-to-day compliance related requests from the (Strategic) Business Unit Retail Banking, day-to-day compliance monitoring activities and compliance training and education;
  • You provide the business pro-actively and on request with adequate Compliance advice;
  • You are actively involved in certain compliance (related) projects;You will be (co)-responsible for and coordinating the general set-up and execution of compliance activities within the Retail Banking division of NIBC together with others in the team, including in Belgium and Germany and within the Risk-Legal-Compliance-Corporate Social Responsibility (RLCC) Team;
  • You are (co)-representing the BU Compliance towards other departments within NIBC;
  • You are (co-)representing NIBC Retail Banking towards the regulators, in particular the AFM;
  • You are actively involved in delivering compliance consultancy at department and personal level within NIBC;

What do you need?

The minimum job requirements are as follows:

  • Knowledge of compliance related (EU) laws & legislations;
  • Knowledge of compliance practices;
  • General knowledge of a bank, its products and services;
  • Knowledge of retail banking products Savings and Mortgages;
  • Able to represent BU Compliance towards Business Unit Manager;
  • An analytical mind;
  • Fluent in Dutch (speaking and writing) and proficient in English, preferably also in German.


  • A master degree in, law and/or economics or comparable educational level
  • Any other (general) education deemed as beneficial. Certified Compliance Officer degree or similar compliance training.


  • Minimum of 5-6 years Compliance experience in the financial industry, preferably in a Dutch bank and covering retail banking business (Mortgages a must, Savings a nice to have).
  • Thorough knowledge of relevant Compliance laws and regulations for banking (Wft, Wwft, Sanctions) and focus on Retail Banking (Mortgages and Savings)
  • Broad Compliance experience, including Identification of Laws and Regulations, Risk analysis, Policy making, Training & Awareness, Advising, Monitoring and Reporting
  • Ability to represent Compliance vis-à-vis the regulators.

Personality & Skills

  • High personal ethical standards;
  • Analytical capability and attention to detail;
  • Good verbal and written communication skills (both Dutch and English);
  • Strong interpersonal skills: presentation and influencing;
  • Able to thrive in the field of force of conflicting opinions and interests;
  • Able to deal with resilience;
  • Is able to deal with the ‘letter of the law’ and the ‘spirit of the law’;
  • Team player with a positive solution driven mindset;
  • Passion for delivering client service;
  • ‘Can do’ mentality.

Our purpose is to make a difference at decisive moments for our clients. The inventiveness of our solutions often determines our ability to do this. And inventive ideas arise from diverse teams. We are therefore looking for people with different profiles and who want to contribute to the openness and inclusiveness of our culture. To increase our professionalism we also focus on giving each other continuous feedback. A high performance culture can only be sustained with talented individuals who are always ready to take the next step to grow. See also:

What will you get?

NIBC is a relatively small bank with a very dynamic and informal culture. You will have a direct impact on both the bank and its clients. Being a Compliance Officer at NIBC will give you substantial responsibilities, direct exposure to senior management and enable you to understand how the bank works. This is a unique opportunity in which you can best showcase your talents. Furthermore we nurture our entrepreneurial and inventive culture by providing modern flexible devices and working spaces. You can therefore work where and when you want which improves your performance and work-life balance.

Application/Further information

Applications can only be submitted via our website. The 'apply' button will take you directly to the Quick Apply page. Here you can upload your CV. The system immediately extracts the necessary information from your CV. Please note that further on in the application form you will have the possibility to upload more documents. Don't forget to add your motivation letter. Instead of a motivation letter you can choose to make a 2-minute video outlining your motivation. An assessment may be part of the application procedure.

For more information about the procedure you may contact the HR Infodesk at or give us a call at +31(0)70 3429669. For more information about this opportunity, please contact Bart Koch via

Den Haag

Information and application:


Please send your application for Compliance Officer (Retail Banking) at NIBC Bank N.V. in Den Haag including your CV via our website.

Job posted

18 mei 2020
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More information:

For more information about this opportunity, please contact Bart Koch via

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