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Compliance Officer - Risk management - money laundering

IT Di-Visions AG

Posted on Jul 4, 2021 by IT Di-Visions AG

Not Specified, Switzerland
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Compliance Officer - Risk management - money loundering

Job Description

  • In this role you cooperate closely with Central Compliance functions in accordance with the global Compliance PEP mandate and in line with respective local regulatory requirements
  • As the primary interface and gatekeeper for the consistent implementation and application of the global Policy on a global level you take over responsibilities associated with the on-boarding, monitoring and review process of PEP clients
  • You act as contact person for the Front Office and our client facing employees across different locations by supporting and advising on a specific range of compliance relevant matters, such as Know Your Client, Anti-Money Laundering and more in an agile team
  • As PEP Desk Officer you take on responsibility for completing risk assessments for selected PEPs in specific regions and covering Anti-Money-Laundering Risk and Reputational Risk aspects along the entire client life cycle, eg during relationship opening as well as during periodic review process
  • You contribute towards the reporting of PEP data and statistics to Senior Management as well as providing responses to ad hoc requests
  • You will have the opportunity to coordinate monitoring and review tasks (eg PEP Review process) with colleagues located internationally, roll-out standards to international hub locations and monitor the PEP program in specific regions
  • In addition you support Regulatory and Audit requests and to participate and at times lead project-related work based on compliance needs driven by strategic priorities and regulatory changes
  • Open to discussing flexible/agile working


  • A college or university degree (Bachelor or Master degree or equivalent) in an area related to Political Science, History, Risk Management, Law, Business Administration or an equivalent education
  • At least 3 years of professional experience you preferably gained in the banking sector within Compliance
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English
  • You possess the willingness to fulfil an advisory role professionally for the internal Stakeholders whilst maintaining a core control function at the same time
  • You are able to work with tight deadlines whilst handling complex situations
  • You work well organized with attention to details and have very good analytical skills
  • Your strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate clearly and concisely on complex issues to senior business and compliance management enable you to quickly gain trust and build up effective relationships
  • You are a dedicated problem solver with a positive, empathetic personality and can-do attitude who shows a flexible and committed approach and is willing to learn continuously
  • You bring a dedicated interest towards Compliance, Risk topics as well as Corporate Structures and international political developments
  • You are able to communicate efficiently and in ways appropriate to those being addressed in the interest of building up and maintaining a sustainable professional network
  • Additional knowledge of foreign languages are considered an advantage
  • You bring deep interest, passion and awareness for compliance and risk topics including money-laundering prevention as well as an affinity for international business/political developments
  • Experience within Audit/or a First Line of Defence Support role with exposure to international/UHNWI clientele would also be considered as transferrable to this position
  • You take ownership for individual and team deliverables and show a structured and outside of the box way of thinking

Contract Details

  • Desired start date: 6th September
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Currently working from home after Covid, 2-3 days per week in the office


IT Di-Visions is a friendly and dynamic IT placement agency which has a real track record with companies within the financial, telecom, insurance and other interesting industries in Switzerland.

We place IT experts in contracting positions as well as in permanent employment contracts.

For further technical information, please contact Ms. Martina Micciulla.

Please send your complete electronic application to

IT Di-Visions AG
(see below) 

Reference: 1245754810

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