Job Description and Responsibilities

  • Head of the Compliance Department (2 or 3 people including the CCO), responsible for Branch compliance with all regulatory matters
  • In coordination with the Group Head of Compliance and his team, the General Manager and the Bank Executive Committee, define and implement the bank’s compliance framework
  • Supervise the Compliance Department on a day-to-day basis and contribute with a hands on approach as needed
  • Coordinate with other branch departments on all Compliance-related activities, support other departments as necessary in their daily efforts to comply with regulatory requirements
  • Follow developments in the regulatory environment and disseminate relevant aspects to appropriate branch personnel
  • Interface with regulators and auditors (internal and external)
  • Branch Compliance Committee chairman
  • Branch Management Committee observer


  • Minimum 7-10+ years of Compliance experience in the banking industry — Foreign Banking Organization (FBO) experience a plus
  • Broad knowledge of the banking industry regulatory environment
  • Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree strongly preferred
  • ACAMS Certification or equivalent
  • Excellent written / verbal skills. Should be a good communicator
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to work cooperatively with other functional areas using a solution-oriented approach
  • Ability to develop a positive and consensual compliance culture across the organization
  • Ability to work on a variety of compliance and business topics
  • Comfortable working under pressure and delivering results within time constraints
  • Technology literate, including good knowledge of Excel
  • Familiarity with compliance monitoring systems (ideally Actimize)

To apply for this job email your details to margaret@mjboyd.net