Michael Page Sweden · Publicerad 7 dec

Our client is an International leading bank that operates within Corporate Banking and Financial Services.


- Primary responsibility for driving and implementing the vision, strategy and direction set by Regional Head, Compliance, Europe for the Compliance function in the Country, consistent with supporting the strategic direction and growth aspirations of the Region.

With direction from Regional Head, Compliance, Europe deliver the business's functional strategy in executing business plans and managing regulatory issues and risks in the Country.
  • Define the strategic role of the Compliance team in the Country to drive efficiency between Group (including segments/products), Regional and country-level resources.
  • Pro-actively manage horizon risk in the Country, with awareness of the role of the Country in the network and the risks given to, and taken from, the broader network.
  • Ensure that exemplary transactional execution and pro-active advice on Compliance issues and risks is provided to businesses in-country and external senior management.
  • Execute the implementation of agreed functional standards and processes for the management of the Compliance budget for the Country Team.
  • Act as Risk Control Owner under the Group's Risk Management Framework for Regulatory Compliance Processes.
  • Implement effective programmes for compliance monitoring, surveillance and assurance in the Country
  • Drive proactive regulatory engagement and ensure effective regulatory relationship plans are in place in the Country (including relationships with agencies responsible for promulgating new laws).
  • Execute and implement functional best practices around regulatory inspections.
  • Ensure proactive and timely identification, assessment, advice and dissemination of evolving regulatory changes/practices and associated risks in the Country.
  • Ensure proactive engagement in regulatory reform across the Country, including ensuring identification and escalation of regulatory reform proposals, participation in local internal regulatory relationship and reform forums and memberships of local external industry forums.
  • Relevant master's degree within law, finance or equivalent.
  • Substantial experience in managing compliance, regulatory and financial crime risks.
  • Substantial experience in the financial services industry.
  • Substantial experience in management of compliance issues across a range of market types - ranging from highly developed to emerging markets.
  • Sharp business acumen (including ability to assess risk and appropriate levels of return), strong leadership qualities, excellent interpersonal skills and multi cultural awareness and sensitivity.
  • Deep understanding of the key features of relevant laws and regulations relevant to the Group.
  • Personal authority with proven ability to establish relationships and provide strong direction at the most senior levels of the Group and with regulators and other external stakeholders.
  • Fluency in English and Swedish.
Job Offer

Please submit your CV in English in confidence via our website. Your application will be dealt with by the responsible recruitment consultant Mikkel Jensen.
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Om företaget
Due to growth in the Nordic Market they are now looking to strengthen the team in central Stockholm with a Head of Compliance. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a market leading institution with an expanding team and major growth potential.
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