Compliance Jobs in Guernsey

Chief Risk Officer

Job Ref: LF 19681
Posted: 2018-02-13
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Our client a recognised global quality leader in the trust and corporate services sector, is seeking to recruit a Chief Risk Officer.


Guernsey, Channel Islands


Ensure that all of company’s operations are conducted in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
Manage and lead the compliance and risk teams to ensure the Bank effectively manages and mitigates its overall risk exposures.
Develop and assess risk management framework, policies and procedures for the company.
Oversee the Compliance, including Money Laundering, sanctions and assurance functions.
Develop, implement and train staff on the risk appetite.
Provide risk oversight to the company’s systems and controls.
Report to senior management and the Board of Directors on all risk related matters.
Develop and maintain an appropriate risk governance structure.
Hold senior jurisdictional ‘Key person’ compliance roles, such as MLRO and Compliance Officer as required by the company license.
Work closely with senior management to build and maintain a well-controlled company that can achieve its growth aspiration within the risk appetite.
Provide recommendations to the Board, senior management and Risk Management Committees.
Manage the daily operations of horizon scanning, upstream changes and emerging market developments.
Guide the Board and senior management on their risk management responsibilities.
Provide guidance to improve systems, policies and processes to manage or mitigate risks to the company.
Build and maintain relationships with all the relevant Group risk functions.
Ensure adherence to all the relevant Group risk policies and standards.
Maintain an effective three tier defence model across the company.
Ensure that senior management and the Board members are aware of their regulatory responsibilities.
Define and manage the regulatory engagement strategy.
Develop and assess the compliance and financial crime framework, policies and procedures for the Bank.
Ensure all regulations are understood and adhered to across the Bank.
Provide guidance and advice to the Bank, senior management and the Board on regulatory matters.
Identify, document and assess the compliance and financial crime risks associated with the company clients, products and business practices.
Report to senior management and the Board on all compliance and financial crime related matters.

Skills / Qualifications

The ideal candidate will be Degree educated and possess a considerable experience within the Banking Environment, including but not limited to a minimum of 10 years’ experience in Compliance and Financial Crime, coupled with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in team leading and 5 years’ experience in a Risk Function. Candidates will hold or be studying towards a relevant professional qualification, in particular a relevant professional compliance qualification. Candidates will possess strong IT abilities, solid organisation, time management and excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. The successful candidate will demonstrate the abilities and qualities such as excellent leadership skills and a client focused attitude, whilst also displaying the ability to work to strict deadlines whilst prioritising tasks. This role will suit a highly motivated, meticulous and proactive team player with excellent interpersonal skills.

How To Apply

For further details please call 711188, or email
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