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Senior Compliance Officer, Corporate & Institutional Banking

At a glance

As Senior Compliance Officer, you will be part of the Business Compliance team that supports the bank’s Corporate & Institutional Banking (CIB) business. 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 takes a lead role in connecting with senior management of the various CIB business units and works closely with them to continuously develop and improve the management of compliance risks.

Your job

  • You will provide advice and guidance to the business on the full range of compliance topics, including Conflicts of Interest, MiFID II, Market Abuse, Personal Account Dealing, Cross Border Banking, etc. (In principle, AML and Sanctions related topics are covered by other team members, however, a good knowledge on these topics is also beneficial in this role).
  • You will represent Compliance in Business MT meetings and Committees.
  • You will provide training and support to the business to continuously enhance awareness and understanding of compliance risks and regulations.
  • You will guide and oversee the business in their management of compliance risk via core risk management processes such as Risk Self-Assessments, Control Monitoring & Testing, Systematic Integrity Risk Analysis (SIRA) and Change Risk Assessments.
  • You will prepare insightful Compliance reports for the business.
  • You will continuously liaise with business stakeholders to ensure appropriate action is taken to address identified issues.
  • You will contribute actively to the development and maintenance of Compliance policies.
  • You will participate in various projects and working groups within the Compliance department and in the CIB business.

Working environment

This role is a senior role in the CIB Compliance team, a team of 16 professionals with a variety of backgrounds, skill sets and nationalities. The team works closely with other teams within the wider Compliance department, including the local Compliance teams in each of the countries where the bank is present.

In this role you will interact on a daily basis with a wide variety of stakeholders in CIB and across the bank.

Your profile

You have excellent verbal and written communication skills and are used to interacting with senior management, also on the difficult topics. You enjoy working as part of a team and are good at working with others. You have a high level of self-knowledge and want to keep on developing and improving. You have keen analytical skills enabling you to get to the heart of a problem quickly and draw the appropriate conclusions. You are able to see things into perspective.

Specific requirements:

  • You have a Master’s degree in Business, Law or other relevant field.
  • You have at minimum of 8 years work experience, of which at least 3 years in a Compliance relevant position in the financial services sector.
  • You have the ability to identify and clearly explain regulatory compliance risks.
  • You have solid knowledge of relevant laws and regulations, including the Wft, MiFID II, MAD/MAR, Wwft, GDPR and EBA guidelines.
  • You are familiar with operational risk management processes and can guide the business in the application of these to effectively manage compliance risks.
  • You have an understanding of corporate and investment banking and associated product areas such as Syndicated Lending, Acquisition Finance, Project Finance, Trade Finance, Corporate Finance/M&A and Capital Markets.
  • You are familiar with the activities of the Global Control Room and work together with this function to support the business in detecting and managing deal-related compliance risks.
  • You are fluent in Dutch and English.
  • You have a methodical way of working, leading to high quality and impactful work products.
  • You are a team player and contribute actively to the development of other team members.

We are offering

This role offers variety in job scope, a great level of autonomy and an abundance of opportunities for personal and professional growth.

The role comes with a market-competitive salary package, complemented with all the secondary benefits that a leading employer such as ABN AMRO has to offer.


If you are interested and believe you match the profile, please send us your CV and motivation letter.

Equal opportunities for all
The success of our organisation depends on the quality of our people and the ideas that they have. Truly surprising insights and innovative solutions for our clients result from an interplay of cultures, knowledge and experience. Diversity is therefore extremely important to our organisation. To ensure that everyone at ABN AMRO can develop their talents, we encourage an inclusive culture in which all colleagues feel engaged and appreciated.

Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, NL

Job Posting Date:  25-Feb-2021
Requisition ID:  42421

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