Compliance Advisor

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At a glance

The Duty of Care Expertise Centre is a department within Compliance. Together with the business compliance officers, the Duty of Care Expertise Centre supports ABN AMRO’s business leadership in development, implementation and continuous improvement of an effective and integrated bank wide approach to duty of care and client centricity.

We are looking for an additional colleague in a senior role in our Duty of Care Expertise Centre. Are you looking for a high profile job in a small caring team with highly skilled colleagues? Do you understand how duty of care and client centricity play a role within the bank, its strategy, its processes and its products & services? Do you know how to interact on different (seniority) levels in order to reach goals? Do you see yourself advising and educating on client centricity and duty of care, being at the heart of ABN AMRO’s client proposition and client strategy? Do you have an antenna for societal developments and the role banks (should) play in the ever changing regulatory environment? Then you could be our new colleague! Please apply online and tell us your story!

Your job

As Duty of Care Officer, you’ll be responsible for the second line of defence. As part of a small team (5 p) of experts, your main responsibilities include:
• Staying on top of regulatory trends and developments as well as emerging risks related to duty of care;
• Policy making based on regulatory universe and ABN AMRO’s purpose and client centric strategy;
• Signalling opportunities in the bank’s strategic agenda for applying duty of care and client centricity and aligning with relevant initiatives to ensure correct application;
• Supporting Business Compliance Officers and business line management in implementation of the banks strategic Duty of Care agenda;
• Develop and execute learning and education programs for the business to enhance the knowledge, understanding, skills and capabilities related to duty of care in the business;
• Development of risk monitoring frameworks and maintaining oversight on the effectiveness of ABN AMRO’s duty of care responsibilities;
• Management reporting to the Chief Compliance Officer and the Compliance Management Team on a regular basis;
• Effective second line of defence, delivering independent advice and challenge to the first line;
• Direct exposure to Executive Committee and bank wide Senior Management and providing high-quality deliverables to senior management committees and the AFM.

Working environment

The team
We are a small team with an important high profile assignment and with a lot of care for each other. We begin with ‘care’ which naturally evolves into intensive ‘collaboration’. We take care of each other and make impact within the bank (‘courage’). A good team fit and complementary skills & experience are important aspects for the candidate.

In this role, you develop key relationships with:
• Chief Compliance Officer and the Management Team Compliance
• Business Line management and respective Management Team members
• Process & Control leaders in the business lines, Legal and Operational Risk Management
• Executive Committee and bank wide Senior Management
• Regulators

The Compliance function
Effective compliance management is vital for ABN AMRO’s purpose ‘Banking for better for generations to come’. It is a very important contributor to the protection of our integrity and reputation. It helps build trust. As part of the Risk Management organisation, the Compliance Function has a servant leadership role, in the second line of defence, in supporting a bank wide compliance culture with a focus on doing things right the first time, for its customers and in its role as gatekeeper for society at large. The Compliance Function supports the business lines and the management body in managing compliance risks and to act with integrity.

Your profile

Personality & behaviour
• You get things done and are used to deal with many issues at one time and to deliver;
• You observe and have insight into the influence and consequences of decisions and behaviour of people in the organisation and knows how different approaches can be used to reach a goal;
• You are analytical and proficient in weighted decision-making on complex issues.

Knowledge & experience
• You have a Master’s degree in Dutch Law, Business Administration, Psychology, Philosophy, Business Ethics or Criminology or equivalent degree in a related field of study.
• You have a minimum of ten years work experience, with demonstrable compliance and business experience within a financial institution and commercial business unit with large reputational risks.
• You are proficient in English, both orally and in writing.
• You have preferably completed a certified advanced compliance education (e.g. Certified Compliance Officer, ACAMS, Executive Master Compliance and Integrity Management etc.).
• You have a solid understanding of the relevant regulatory requirements and their impact on the bank;
• You have a deep understanding of the relevance of compliance topics (such as duty of care) in the different businesses and operations of the bank;
• You have experience with complex legislation on financial products, (digital) services, target operating models, clients, and employees in mostly international settings with high (integrity) risk impact;
• You have experience with compliance and integrity risk management;
• You have a solid grasp of compliance processes – including control, business priorities, regulatory reporting, issues and risks;
• You have a proven track record in stakeholder management at senior level, both internal and external.

We are offering

We offer you a challenging position, working on a strategically important topic, in which you get the chance to get the best out of yourself. You will be at the heart of strategic changes and you can gain a lot of knowledge on how duty of care & client centricity form part of processes, data and digital capabilities. Also, you will develop your influencing and education skills. We also offer the possibility to follow general and (specific) training courses. Furthermore, we offer you excellent terms of employment and benefits:
• A good monthly salary (Hay level 13) based on a 36-hour work week
• A position that offers a lot of room to grow and to get the best out of yourself
• The possibility to work flexible hours
• We help you to stay fit and vital
• A supplementary benefit budget of 11%, with which you can buy flexible working conditions
• A personal development budget of € 1,000 per year
• A mobility budget
• A good pension scheme
• A great organisation with a great work culture
• Interesting work and challenging projects
• A team that likes to help, complement and strengthen each other


Are you interested? Then respond online to this vacancy now. When you want more information on the content of the role, please contact Frederique Lopes Cardozo, Manager Duty of Care Expertise Centre ( For any questions about the application process, you can contact Arjan Zwaan, Talent Acquisition Specialist (

Equal opportunities for all

The success of our organisation depends on the quality of our people and the ideas that they have. Truly surprising insights and innovative solutions for our clients result from an interplay of cultures, knowledge and experience. Diversity is therefore extremely important to our organisation. To ensure that everyone at ABN AMRO can develop their talents, we encourage an inclusive culture in which all colleagues feel engaged and appreciated.

Disclaimer external recruitment agencies

External recruitment agencies need to have a signed agreement with ABN AMRO BANK N.V., executed by a Talent Acquisition Specialist, when submitting a resume to a vacancy. In addition, a recruitment agency can only submit a resume when invited by a Talent Acquisition Specialist to join the search for a right candidate. All unsolicited resumes sent to us will be considered property of ABN AMRO BANK N.V. In this case, ABN AMRO will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.

Vacature informatie

Organisatie: ABN AMRO

Locatie: Amsterdam

Opleidingsniveau: WO

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