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Sanctions and Screening Controls: Control Design Officer

We offer you a chance to be part of a truly international and innovative team, which is enthusiastic, professional, and focused on building robust and efficient sanctions and screening controls framework for Danske Bank.

The Sanctions and Screening Controls is a Risk function within Danske Bank’s First Line of Defence responsible for setting the requirements for an end-to-end (Sanctions, PEPs, and Adverse Media) screening and sanctions program.

As a Control Design officer within the Sanctions and Screening Controls, you will be responsible for providing guidance to a variety of business stakeholders on the control standards, design, and development.

You will have a broad range of responsibilities and the ability to engage and influence a diverse range of stakeholders. We know through experience that different ideas, perspectives, and backgrounds create a stronger and more creative work environment that delivers better results.

Depending on your experience and knowledge, we may offer you different seniority in the role.

You will:

  • Ensure that the Sanctions, PEP, and AMS screening requirements and processes for the output management are clearly defined and built into solutions to promote a robust alert investigation capability
  • Secure adequate screening coverage of customer and transaction records in scope, including the products or lists that are creating the record entries
  • Coordinate the collaboration between various Compliance, Risk, and Operational roles to ensure correct lineage and mapping of the Models’ control and risk oversight (e. g. controls and monitoring of data inputs, monitoring frequency, parameter setting, and validation, among others)
  • Engage with the vendor and application owners, to secure adequate SLAs and risk acceptance criteria
  • Oversee the control development from early to its end state, having in mind an agile environment
  • Identify continuous and ongoing control improvement areas, following among others, changes in the regulatory or policy landscape and industry best practices
  • Deputize for the Model Owner, which inter alia includes, providing suitable governance documents and other justifiable evidence in support of the current and new Models. Discuss the Model features and the overall design with the internal or external parties, including during the regulatory exams
  • Oversee the new Model implementation and escalate the salient risk topics through the value chain to bring

About you:

  • More than 2 years of relevant experience in a financial services firm or regulatory agency
  • A calm approach, with the ability to perform well in a pressured environment
  • Professional communication skills
  • Results-driven, with an efficient sense of accountability
  • A proactive, motivated approach
  • The ability to operate with urgency and prioritize work accordingly
  • A structured and precise approach to work
  • Skilled attention to detail and accuracy
  • Advanced English skills – both oral and written

We offer:

Monthly salary range from 2240 EUR to 3360 EUR gross (based on your competencies relevant for the job).

Additionally, each Danske Bank employee receives employee benefits package which includes:
    • Growth opportunities: professional & supportive team, e-learnings, numerous development programs; (incl. professional certificates); 100+ professions for internal mobility opportunities.
    • Health & Well-being: a diverse, inclusive, work & life balance work environment; health insurance from the first day of employment; mental well-being practices; partial psychologist counselling compensation; silence and sleep zones at the office; game rooms.
    • Hybrid working conditions: home office budget (after the probation period); modern Danske Campus workplace developed with anthropologist for the best employee experience.
    • Additional days of leave: for rest, health, volunteering, exams in higher education institutions, and other important activities. Moreover, for seniority with Danske Bank.
    • Monetary compensation package: accidents & critical diseases insurance; financial support in case of unfortunate events, travel insurance; IIIrd Pillar Pension Fund contribution.

Additional days of vacation

24/7 gym services and group trainings

Health insurance from the first day of employment

100+ partners' offers & discounts

See all the benefits HERE.

Feel free to contact me @LinkedIn if you have any questions

Svetlana Djurdjevic Antanaskovic, Head of Sanctions and Screening Controls

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Send your CV

If you are interested, please send your CV in English no later than 31.08.2022. Confidentiality guaranteed.

Your title in job contract will be Officer - Business Risk & Controls.

Please contact if you have any questions.
Svetlana Durdevic Antanaskovic
Phone number [email protected]