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Senior Compliance Officer - via Michael Page Risk & Compliance

Locatie: Amsterdam
Dienstverband: Full-time

This role will report to the Chief Compliance Officer and assist the executive management in the Netherlands and Sweden and its registered office in South Africa in their management of the compliance risks

  • Work in partnership with the wider Compliance and Controls teams
  • Be the Subject Matter Expert ('SME') on Home and Host State regulations

About our client:

An international company based in Amsterdam

Tasks and responsibilities:

Deliver a "consultancy" style service to partners in business, including business projects, new product offerings, offshoring considerations etc., providing challenge to the business and escalation to senior Compliance management as necessary; * Be the Subject Matter Expert ('SME') on Home and Host State regulations impacting the branches, and interpret business and legal entity impact where the business model or regulations change; * Work with the UK based Anti-Financial Crime Unit and the Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO) to ensure that the requirements are captured as required by the teams controls; * Work in partnership with the wider Compliance and Controls teams, especially the Depositary Control team; * Create and maintain the list of rules, controls and risk ratings as they relate to the Netherlands, Sweden and South Africa, co-ordinating with other Compliance Officers where appropriate; * Support the creation and maintenance of the Compliance policies and standards, and the development of training to partners in particular those based in country, including induction training; * Monitor and assess on a day to day basis the adequacy and effectiveness of the measures, controls and procedures put in place by the business to address the company's compliance with its regulatory obligations; * Attend relevant business and compliance meetings and provide the compliance view of the business; * Assist the Chief Compliance Officer and the Head of EMEA Regulatory Developments and the business to monitor regulatory developments, including industry thinking and guidance, as they relate to the activities in the Netherlands, Sweden and South-Africa; * Be the point of contact for the local regulators, working with the business to respond to regulatory requests, meetings and reporting relating to the Netherlands, Sweden and South Africa, and liaising with the Chief Compliance Officer and Head of EMEA Compliance Assurance & Regulatory Liaison. * Produce and provide the assessment of, and information on, the compliance risks of in the Netherlands and Sweden, and its registered office in South Africa, within the reporting for the Head Quarter Compliance function and the Senior Management Governance bodies.


Fluent in Dutch and English; * Knowledge of the main EU Directives applying to the Head Quarter and branches in the Netherlands and Sweden (CRD4, UCITS and AIFMD, MLD5, MiFID II …) and/or knowledge of the laws and regulations applicable to a Luxembourg regulated branch in the Netherlands and Sweden; * Strong knowledge of the banking and administrative services to UCIs and asset managers * Experience of providing compliance advisory support to operational business areas within UCI banking and administrative financial services environment; * Excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skill; * Proven strong organisational skills; * Lateral thinker with an ability to interpret and solve complex issues; * Conflict resolution skills with a collaborative and consensual approach to work; * Ability to influence senior staff outside of your direct team, across a number of countries; * Ability to use initiative and work unsupervised in a proactive manner; * Collaborative and flexible approach to work. 

Our Offer:

A competetive salay package


Information and application:


To fulfil this vacancy this organization is working together with Michael Page Risk & Compliance.

Please send your application for Senior Compliance Officer at this organization in Amsterdam including your CV via our website.

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Job posted

06 februari 2020
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More information:

Elleke Jonker
Recruitment Consultant risk and compliance

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