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Financial Crime Compliance Manager

Posted on Jan 22, 2019 by Christian Aid

London, London United Kingdom
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
£48.5k - £52.3k Annual
Full-Time

About us

Christian Aid has a vision: a world free from poverty. To do that we are committed to exposing the scandal of poverty, helping in practical ways to root it out from the world, and to challenging and changing the systems that favour the rich and powerful over the poor and marginalized.

About the role

Christian Aid is investing in a new team within its Audit and Risk Function to support its ongoing work in relation to financial crime and corruption risk management.

The role has been created to provide additional resource to support our response to counter-terrorism, sanctions and money laundering law and regulations which pose significant risks across the aid sector. You will act as a focal point within Christian Aid supporting our effective management of these risks, reporting to the Senior Compliance and Investigations Manager, Fraud and Financial Crime and will be part of the Internal Audit and Risk Management function. This is a global role that encompasses legal and regulatory compliance, including risk assessment and due diligence processes.

About you

What is essential

You will be educated to degree level and will have significant experience in financial crime compliance including playing a leading role in the development and implementation of related policies and procedures and related training. You will have strong technical knowledge of law and regulation and the application of appropriate risk management measures. You will be an excellent communicator with the ability to support complex decision-making processes related to financial crime risk management with a range of stakeholders. You will be a self starter with a proven track record of delivering results. You will have experience of investigating matters that emerge, including the effective communication of results.

What is desirable

Experience of using screening software. Experience of working in an international NGO.

Further information

This role requires applicants to have the right to work in the country where this position is based.

We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in its workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

You can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits, including a generous holiday allowance, a season ticket loan, and flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.

Competency questions

As part of your application please provide a response to the following questions:

Building Partnerships

Give us an example of a time when you had to influence other people and persuade them to work in a collaborative way when there were different personal or organisational agendas

  • What was the context? Who had to be influenced or persuaded?
  • What was your task?
  • What action(s) did you take? Why? How?
  • What was the outcome(s)? If you were successful, how did you know?

Communicating Effectively

Tell us about a time when you had adapt your style, approach, and delivery method to communicate effectively with a particular audience

  • What was the situation?
  • What did you have to communicate and to whom?
  • How did you adapt to meet the needs of this particular audience? What were the things you did differently?
  • What was the impact? Did you communicate effectively with the audience? How did you know?

Striving for Improvement

Tell us about a time when you evaluated both the benefits and risks to your team, department or organisation of implementing a new idea or way of working and paid particular attention to ways of reducing risk

  • What was the context? What drove the need for the new idea or way of working?
  • What was your particular task?
  • What action(s) did you take? How? Why?
  • What were the results? Were you successful? If so, how did you know?

Reference: 624920339