Job title: Deputy Head of Compliance
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Private Banking & Wealth Management
Functional Expertise: Private Banking & Wealth Management
Location: Luxembourg
Job published: 13-02-2024
Job ID: 33426

Job Description

Deputy Head Compliance- Private Bank in Luxembourg

Co-lead the team of 12 Compliance officers

Join our client's team as the team Deputy Head of Compliance a pivotal role in safeguarding our institution against financial crime risks and ensuring compliance with local and international regulations in Private Banking.

This position reports to the Chief Compliance Officer


About our client:

The prestigious international private bank is committed to innovation and adaptation to meet evolving industry standards.


Your Key Responsibilities:


Leading the team of compliance officers focused on:

  • Developing and executing strategies to mitigate financial crime risks, including AML, CTF, and sanctions compliance.
  • Cultivating a culture of compliance and ethics through comprehensive training and awareness initiatives.
  • Oversees enhancement of bank policies, procedures, and controls concerning financial crime.
  • Providing leadership and mentorship to a dedicated team of compliance professionals.
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to anticipate emerging financial crime trends.
  • Regularly reports to senior management and regulatory authorities on compliance matters.
  • Shape the future of responsible banking in Luxembourg with us.


Your Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, law, or a related field (Master's preferred).
  • Minimum 7+ years of experience in Banking Compliance (AML focus preferred)
  • Proven track record in financial crime compliance within the banking sector in Luxembourg or similar.
  • In-depth knowledge of Luxembourg's financial regulations and international compliance standards.
  • Strong knowledge of the EU regulations and circulars, MiFID II, Market Abuse, EMIR, AML/KYC rules & and regulations
  • Have a proven track record of successfully managing relationships with the Front (RMs), facilitating collaboration between compliance and client-facing teams.
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills – team collaboration and service to stakeholders
  • Well-versed in AML regulations and compliance requirements set by the Regulator.
  • Collaborative team player, with a highly ethical and moral approach to business
  • Proficiency in leadership and team management.
  • Strong analytical skills and problem-solving abilities.
  • Effective written and verbal communication.
  • Professional levels of English and French are required, while multilingual capabilities are advantageous.


Why would you consider this position:

  • Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
  • Hybrid work promoted 3+2 (might differ due to managerial responsibilities)
  • Prime location in Luxembourg's financial district, offering excellent connectivity.
  • Access to continuous learning and professional development opportunities.
  • Contribute to a diverse and inclusive work culture that values your expertise.


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