Head of Compliance

Location Amsterdam
Contact name: John Bute

Contact email: john.bute@greshamhunt.com
Job ref: 1441

Head of Compliance - Banking
Amsterdam – Up to €120.000

Gresham Hunt has been mandated by one of our banking clients to find a new Head of Compliance
for the Netherlands. This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the leading banks in Europe, with
operations across Personal Banking, Mortgages, and Wealth Management.
Our client is one of the leading European banks, focusing on various financial services. They are looking
to find a new Head of Compliance to lead the team for the Dutch business.

You will be responsible for:

  • Leading the Dutch Compliance team of 5 Compliance officers
  • Keeping up to date with changes in regulation
  • Provide commercially-focused compliance advice to the business
  • Educating the business on compliance matters and identifying areas of compliance risk
  • Improvement and updating of compliance framework, including policies and procedures
  • Designing and implementing the compliance monitoring programme
  • Liaising with senior stakeholders, including the Board and Group functional heads

The successful candidate will have:

  • 10+ years’ experience in Compliance within a bank or financial services organisation
  • Proven ability to manage and motivate a team
  • Strong knowledge of relevant regulations and legislation, including 
(           but not limited to) Wft, Wwft, MiFID II, and MAR
  • Ideally, combined experience across both banking and asset/wealth management
  • Excellent written and verbal communication in both Dutch and English

The successful candidate will be awarded with a competitive salary, 30 days holiday, non-contributory
pension scheme and additional corporate benefits.

While this position is open to all with right to work in the EU, candidates must demonstrate strong
language skills in Dutch and English.
For more information, please apply directly or forward your CV to john.bute@greshamhunt.com