Global Head of Compliance

  • Competitive
  • Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Badenoch & Clark (Switzerland)
  • 19 Sep 17

Our client is seeking a global head of Compliance, who will establish an effective compliance risk management framework and provide specialized regulatory compliance support


• Managing all compliance matters across all entities globally
• Establishing and continuously improving a consistent compliance framework for identification, management, monitoring, reporting and resolving of Compliance risks and issues
• Ensuring that operations meet local, national and international laws and regulations, as well as laws and litigations governing business practices
• Establishing and maintaining constructive relationships with regulatory bodies and relevant institutions; owner of regulatory correspondences
• Participating in industry bodies to ensure alignment of Compliance approaches and exert proper influence
• Rolling out Compliance policies, organise compliance trainings and communications, and promoting a strong Compliance culture
• Liaising with risk management functions and Internal Audit on risk related issues and non-compliance problems with internal policies and rules
• Supervising, developing and coaching the compliance team


• Law degree with compliance qualifications (Highly advantageous)
• 15+ years' experience in Compliance or related disciplines, with prior experience in managing compliance matters and a team in an international environment relative to a commodity trading company (Compulsory)
• Strong understanding of current regulations affecting commodity trading companies (Compulsory)
• Excellent leadership, communication and coordination skills (Compulsory)
• Fluent in English (Compulsory)
• Acquainted to working in a global organization with global responsibilities - content and team (Compulsory)
• Comfortable in working in a matrix organization (Compulsory)

This role will be based in Geneva, Switzerland.