Program Manager - Financial Crime Compliance

  • Competitive
  • Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland Geneva Geneve CH
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Badenoch & Clark (Switzerland)
  • 22 Jul 18 2018-07-22

Looking for seasoned Program Manager to join a top Private Bank in their Global Financial Crimes Compliance team

Program Manager - Private Banking Compliance (Global Financial Crimes Investigations)

The Global Financial Crimes Compliance team is responsible for AML monitoring, providing advice for KYC requirements and sanctions screening.

The team is responsible for detecting dubious activity and reporting these findings to law enforcement in coordination with the countries compliance. Their aim is to stop clients from being onboarded/maintained that may result in money laundering or reputational risk.

The ensure that they will not facilitate transactions involving sanctioned countries, parties or individuals.

The team will work closely with counterparts in America, Asia and local EMEA in-country Compliance teams as well as client focused staff in Switzerland.

? Guarantees made to regulators that focus on improved organization and governance constructs, consistency and robustness of procedures and controls, model validation, targeted investment in technology, use of metrics, employee training and reporting.

? Actively identifying areas for improvement surrounding internal controls, developing TOMs and technology infrastructure, project plans, and executing against those plans and roadmaps.

? Direct involvement with senior team members to develop and execute technology infrastructure.

? Contribution to the development and creation of multi-year business plans

? Coordinating with stakeholders and SMEs such as Compliance, Asset Management, Technology, Legal and Internal Audit in relation to the implementation of AML criteria.

? The ability to run multiple projects at the same time and meet tight deadlines in this respect

? Influencing skills, namely leveraging the skills of the analysts

? Build strong relationships with regional operations teams

? Work with other members of Change Management to ensure that overall project goals are met.

? Appreciate and understand the compliance and regulatory aspects driving Line of Business monitoring needs and then apply this knowledge to Investigations projects

? Improving and standardizing metrics and providing adhoc numbers as requested
? Bachelor's degree with 5+ years of operations, technology, financial or risk management experience

? Fluency in English, French a distinct advantage

? Change Management experience - as a Program Manager / Project Manager / Business Analyst

? Anti-Money Laundering, Compliance or Regulatory experience. A knowledge of Swiss regulatory framework would be a distinct advantage

? Prior experience influencing stakeholders and explaining business cases at exec level

? Detail orientated and problem solver

? Demonstrates flexibility and willingness to accept new assignments and challenges in a rapidly changing environment

? Strong PC Skills including Microsoft Excel, Project, Access, Word, PowerPoint and other reporting tools.

? Working knowledge of VBA a distinct advantage

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