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Sanctions and Screening Controls: Senior Oversight Officer

Sanctions and Screening oversight officer risk function first line of defence

Application period has expired.

We offer you a chance to be part of a truly international and progressive team, which is motivated, 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 the Senior Oversight Officer within Sanctions and Screening Controls, your role will entail securing transparency of risks, controls, and processes across Danske Bank.

You are expected to have a professional knowledge of end-to-end sanctions and screening programs and operating frameworks and to be able to understand which risks require escalation. You will be an experienced communicator, capable of discussing risks and control needs across the value chain. You will engage and influence a wide range of stakeholders across the Nordics, Poland, and Lithuania. Together, we continue to build an inclusive culture that encourages, supports, and celebrates the diverse voices of our employees

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

You will:

  • Set the requirements for monitoring and oversight of key sanctions and screening controls (KPI, KRIs, MI, QA, etc.)
  • Set risk acceptance criteria for any identified findings or risks
  • Evaluate ongoing results
  • Be responsible for sanctions incident mapping, root cause, and action plan analysis
  • Act as a liaison with the internal and external audit and other evaluation functions
  • Document, investigate, and plan toward any new arising risks, requirements, or issues (including new policy requirements or self-identified issues)
  • Encourage identification and prioritization of screening and other sanction risks and change initiatives

About you:

  • More than 5 years of relevant experience in a financial services firm or regulatory agency
  • Proven experience and understanding of sanctions and/or screening programs
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Results-motivated, with a solid sense of accountability and a innovative, motivated approach
  • A structured and concise approach to work and great interpersonal skills
  • The ability to handle large workloads and tight deadlines
  • Great attention to detail and accuracy
  • ICA Diploma or Certificate in AML or equivalent would be an advantage
  • Advanced English both in written and verbal

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

Svetlana Djurdjevic Antanaskovic, Head of Sanctions and Screening Controls

Application period has expired.

If you are interested, please send your CV in English no later than 06.06.2022. Confidentiality guaranteed.

Your title in job contract will be Officer – Business Risk and Controls, Senior.

Please contact if you have any questions.
Svetlana Durdevic Antanaskovic
Phone number svdj@danskebank.dk