Location: Ipswich, England, United Kingdom
The Sanctions Adviser will be join the global Financial Crime Team, a specialist unit in the Compliance function within the Office of General Counsel. The Sanctions Adviser will report to the Sanctions Director and have global responsibilities, working with business, Legal and Compliance colleagues.The Role The Sanctions Adviser will be join the global Financial Crime Team, a specialist unit in the Compliance function within the Office of General Counsel. The Sanctions Adviser will report to the Sanctions Director and have global responsibilities, working with business, Legal and Compliance colleagues around the world.
Specific responsibilities include:
- Approving or declining sanctions referrals from the business and respond to other general sanctions enquiries
- Responding to export control queries including applying for licences from DIT where necessary
- Liaising with external legal counsel on sanctions and export control queries where necessary
- Working with the Sanctions Director to develop and enhance the Sanctions & Export Control Policy and Procedures and online training where necessary
- Assist in the development of local specific Sanctions & Export Control Policies and Procedures where necessary
- Assist in developing and delivering tailored training to high risk business colleagues where necessary.
- Assist in the development of Sanctions and Export Control Management Information Reports.
- Draft and co-ordinate global and targeted communications to the business about sanctions and export control developments
- Maintain a detailed working knowledge of all sanctions and export controls rules, regulations and legislation, reporting any significant developments to the Sanctions Director and Sanctions Team.
- A Law degree is an advantage, but not a requirement
- Experience in the financial services industry – preferably in the insurance sector
- Ability to analyse, interpret and apply sanctions law and regulations (predominantly EU, UK UN and OFAC) to a variety of practical scenarios
- Strong communication skills both written and verbal
- Accuracy and attention to detail
- Ability to work to deadlines
- Problem solver
- Team player with good interpersonal skills
- Conduct Risk: To put the interests of clients and the integrity of the market at the heart of the way you do business
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