Compliance Officer

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Posting Date: 11-Oct-2021

Location: Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, NL

Company: ABN AMRO International Services B.V.

At a glance

As Compliance Officer, you will be part of the Business Compliance team Lending and non-Lending for ABN AMRO Retail Bank that supports the bank’s Duty of Care framework for the Retail business. Your focus will be on the Retail Lending portfolio. The team provides guidance and advice on the full range of Compliance topics and monitors the business’ adherence to the regulatory and policy requirements.


The position available in the team is a Business Compliance Officer Retail Banking within the Duty of Care Lending/non-Lending team with a focus on the ABN AMRO Lending portfolio both Standard and Customised lending (non AAHG mortgages). As a Compliance Officer you support the first line to manage their compliance and integrity risks, in close cooperation with other second line colleagues.

Your job

  • You will provide advice and guidance to the business on a broad range of compliance related topics in order to facilitate the business to be compliant to laws, regulations and policies
  • You will take part in PARP (product approval and review) , SIRA (systematic integrity risk analysis) and CRA (change risk assessment) related processes regarding Retail Lending
  • You will play an important part in reporting to regulators and facilitating requests by supervising authorities
  • You will pro-actively support in preparing for (risk) committees for the Teamlead Compliance Retail Lending/non-Lending covering all compliance related topics
  • You stay on top of regulatory trends and developments as well as emerging risks

Working environment

As a Compliance department we work together and we contribute in keeping the trust of our customers, society, the employees of ABN AMRO, our regulators and other stakeholders.


The broader Compliance Retail team consists of:

3 teams enabling the Dutch subsidiaries: 1 ALFAM; 2 AAHG; 3 ICS; and 2 focus areas for the ABN AMRO Retail Bank:

  • Duty of Care (divided in lending (consumer credits) and non-lending (covering accounts, payments and packages, insurance, pensions and savings, digital); and
  • CAAML (divided in Retail Banking CAAML and Retail Banking KYC files).


The Duty of Care Lending/non-Lending team currently consists of 7 FTE. You will be focussing on the Lending part of the portfolio.

Your profile

As Business Compliance Officer Retail Banking you are at the centre of ensuring effective compliance. This requires that:

  • You endorse ABN AMRO's purpose, culture principles and strategy, and you understand the bank’s organisation and three lines of defence governance
  • You have knowledge of compliance as a function and understand the core aspects of an effective compliance function and programme (together with the 6 client principles)
  • You have good knowledge of ABN AMRO Retail Lending portfolio or alternatively demonstrable knowledge or affinity with consumer credits or lending
  • You have at least 3 years of working experience within a financial institution, preferably within compliance. Experience as a Business Compliance Officer is an advantage
  • You have experience with PARP, CRA and SIRA processes
  • You are analytically strong and work accurate
  • You are an energetic, pro-active person and you get things done
  • You are constructive, critical and like to work closely in a team. You are able to express your own opinion even if it is not in line with the prevailing opinion.
  • You have an academic work and thinking level
  • You are proficient in Dutch and English, both verbally and in writing

We are offering

You will have the opportunity to contribute to building effective compliance in ABN AMRO. You can broaden and deepen your knowledge of compliance, both on the job and through training, and you will build an extensive network of stakeholders both in- and outside of ABN AMRO. This position is at function level 10  or 11 (Dutch CLA) depending on candidates profile an experience. After this position, there will be various career opportunities in Compliance as well as other parts of the bank. All this depends on your ambitions, interests, experience and what you manage to make of this role.


Are you interested? Then respond to this vacancy now. When you want more information on the content of the role, please contact Freek de Korte, Teamlead Compliance Retail Lending/non-Lending (freek.de.korte@nl.abnamro.com). For any questions about the application process, you can contact Arjan Zwaan, Talent Acquisition Specialist (arjan.zwaan@nl.abnamro.com).