Senior Compliance Officer, 2LoD Sanctions Advisory and Assurance

Our Sanctions Advisory and Assurance unit, which forms part of Group Financial Crime Compliance, is growing, and we are now looking for new colleagues. We are looking for skilled sanctions professionals to join our 2LoD Sanctions Advisory team to work on ensuring integrity across the Bank´s participation in our financial markets and in society in general. As a Senior Compliance Officer, you will broadly contribute with your solid sanctions experience and knowledge to ensure the Bank complies with the relevant sanctions’ laws and regulations.

The job requires collaboration in the Financial Crime Compliance unit locally and globally, but also with Group-wide BUs, branches, legal entities, Compliance, and other supporting functions (Audit, Risk, IT etc.). You will join a unit of professionals across different jurisdictions, where the growth of the unit is based on solid collaboration.

A mindset grounded in integrity and perseverance is crucial for success in this role. The ideal candidate will be committed to ethical practices and eager to contribute to a robust compliance culture.

The unit functions within a regulatory environment that is constantly changing and adapting. The willingness to stay up to date on the latest regulatory changes, as well as the readiness to learn and change the Group are highly desirable. The ability to search for and find new information, assess and evaluate it effectively, and put it into practice is vital for this role.

A majority of the tasks require sanctions compliance subject matter expertise, specifically the impact of relevant sanctions regimes, laws, regulations, risks, and typologies on the Bank´s sanctions compliance program.

"Be yourself. We like it that way."

You will:

  • Maintain an overview and conduct monitoring of all relevant sanctions laws and regulations, keep abreast of current expertise in regulatory requirements and industry trends, and ensure the Bank meets its sanctions related regulatory requirements
  • Support 2LOD Sanctions Advisory processes for the Group and, in doing so, appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrate particular consideration for the Group’s reputation and safeguard it, its clients, and its assets, by driving compliance with relevant laws and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct, and business practices, and escalating, managing, and reporting control issues with transparency
  • Conduct multijurisdictional investigations and advise on complex transactions in the realm of deciding Sanctions Exception requests and provide advice on and evaluate Sanctions Clauses, Export control related matters, and securities-related investigations
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of Policies, Instructions, Standard Operating Procedures, Guidelines etc. which reflects the Bank´s sanctions compliance approach
  • Contribute to the development of sanction related controls aligned the Bank´s sanctions compliance approach

About you:

  • Experience of 5-7 years in a similar role
  • A Master´s degree in a similar field and previous experience in a sanction’s compliance related control environment, as part of a compliance, legal or other control-related function in a financial services firm, regulatory organization/government body, or legal/consulting firm, or combination thereof is highly desirable
  • Great project management and organizational skills and the capability to handle multiple projects/tasks at one time
  • High interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with people at all levels of the Bank is necessary
  • Advanced in English, both spoken and written

We offer:

Monthly salary range from 3360 EUR to 5040 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; additional health insurance; 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

Canteen services and free fruits

Additional health insurance package

Third pillar pension fund

See all the benefits HERE.

If you have any questions, find me @LinkedIn.

Christian Craemer, Head of Sanctions Level 3 Investigations

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Send your CV

If you are interested, please send your CV in English no later than 01.08.2024. Confidentiality guaranteed.

Your title in job contract will be Officer – Compliance, Senior.