Job title: Regional Client Due Diligence / KYC Technical Expert
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Asset Management
Salary type: Annual
Location: Luxembourg, LU
Job published: 2022-05-18
Job ID: 32836

Job Description

Our Client is a leading global private markets firm with a focus on private equity, private debt, private real estate, and private infrastructure investments. It sets itself apart by creating value in its investments through active and long-term responsible ownership.

Our Client is looking for a Regional Customer Due Diligence ('CDD') / KYC Technical Expert to act as a senior member of the CDD team, responsible for compliance assurance by maintaining and developing their AML / CDD technical expertise as well as overseeing the execution of AML / CDD tasks performed by service providers. In this role, the candidate and the wider CDD team operate in close conjunction with the Compliance team in addition to other stakeholders such as local committee members, investors, and regulatory bodies. This is an opportunity to join a Company that sets itself apart through the experience and expertise of its local teams, leading and actively contributing to the technical workstreams of AML / CDD projects.

Regional Customer Due Diligence / KYC Technical Expert


Your areas of responsibility:


  • Acting as the thought leader and undisputed technical expert on CDD matters in your allocated jurisdiction and acting as the reference point for CDD knowledge globally, with the clear expectation of you building up certain global expertise and acting as a sounding board for CDD knowledge globally
  • Being the CDD team's internal and external compliance assurance control: i.e. i) internally within the global CDD team to ensure that regulatory requirements/expectations are appropriately translated into the operational set-up and procedures catalogue and ii) externally vis-a-vis service providers to ensure service delivery is in line with regulations and Company’s expectations
  • Leading and / or meaningfully contributing to the technical workstreams of AML / CDD projects whose objectives are to contribute to the firm's growth and digitalization strategies
  • Managing and ably resolving to challenge CDD promptly, in compliance with regulation and in line with stakeholder expectations. In this respect, making the right judgement calls leveraging previous experience and know-how
  • Owning the assessment of regulatory change and accomplishing seamless transition / implementation into operations
  • Coaching and developing CDD team members and other internal stakeholders, including the Company’s client solutions members and other relevant employees, on technical knowledge to enable proper fulfilment and execution of duties
  • Successfully managing stakeholder relationships and expectations, including those of investors and the Company’s client solutions teams, local boards and global committees
  • Collaborating with the Head of CDD Operations and other CDD technical experts across the globe on various projects and task deliverables. 


What you offer:


  • Member of Management position suited to a professional with a minimum of 9 – 12 years of relevant work experience
  • Solid AML / CDD experience and advanced know-how in the field
  • Demonstrable ability to independently take decisions and make the right judgement calls
  • The candidate should excel at business implementation of regulatory requirements
  • Ideally, the candidate should have experience in AML / CDD matters beyond Luxembourg and would have worked in this ambit in other jurisdictions


Could this be the right opportunity for you? Please do not hesitate to send your CV to David Kitzinger at to be considered for this recruitment process. Your application will be treated with the utmost discretion.

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