Head of Compliance and Risk

Région-du-Luxembourg CDI €100,000 - €150,000 par an

Mise à jour le 23/05/2024

  • You have a successful experience as Head of Compliance
  • You are interested in the project of opening a new Branch in Luxembourg

À propos de notre client

Our client is active in Banking and specializes in securities services; they are opening a branch here in Luxembourg.


As Head of Compliance and Risk, you will:

  • Facilitate communication with regulators to ensure compliance with reporting obligations.
  • Continuously monitor and evaluate regulatory changes affecting the Branch, adjusting controls and procedures as necessary.
  • Collaborate with IT to implement controls ensuring data integrity and compliance with data protection regulations.
  • Establish and adapt standards and procedures to ensure Branch compliance with regulations and Entity policies.
  • Conduct periodic risk assessments and take measures to mitigate compliance risks, including those related to money laundering and terrorism financing.
  • Escalate significant compliance risks to the bank's compliance officer.
  • Report assessment results to relevant governing bodies.
  • Participate in product approval processes, identifying compliance issues.
  • Ensure ongoing compliance through effective control implementation and evaluation.
  • Address complaints from Branch customers.
  • Ensure compliance with depositary functions under UCITS and AIFMD Directives.
  • Ensure compliance with MiFID II Directive and other applicable conduct regulations.
  • Implement Entity procedures for personal transactions and market abuse, with necessary adaptations to local regulations.

Profil recherché

The successful Head of Compliance and Risk has the following profile:

  • Master's degree in a relevant field such as finance, business administration, law, or a related discipline.
  • Advanced certifications such as Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM).
  • In-depth knowledge of regulatory compliance, particularly in anti-money laundering (AML) and counter-terrorism financing (CTF) regulations.
  • Familiarity with financial products, services, and operations.
  • Proficiency in interpreting and implementing complex regulatory requirements.
  • Experience in risk assessment and mitigation strategies.
  • Ability to adapt to changing regulatory environments and industry best practices.
  • Strong analytical skills with attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • High ethical standards and integrity.
  • Proactive approach to problem-solving and decision-making.
  • You speak fluently French & English; any other European language is a plus (Spanish, Italian, Portuguese).

Conditions et Avantages

Since our client is opening a branch here in Luxembourg, this position requires an entrepreneurial mindset and a will to build and create a new project.

The salary & package will be in line with your experience.

Our client values potential as much as gained experience! You would join a people-oriented company with international colleagues.

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Résumé du poste

Banque & Services Financiers
Financial Services
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