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Senior Compliance Officer


We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Compliance Officer to join our Netherlands office.

Based in Amsterdam, you will ensure that the operations and business transactions of the organisation and the clients follow all relevant and internal rules by developing and implementing and effective and efficient legal compliance program and by overseeing compliance within the complete organisation.

You will be the first point of contact to the management of Praxis and to the Group Compliance Officer and your main responsibilities will be to take ownership of the daily compliance management together with your compliance team.

Key responsibilities
  • Identify and keep track on the applicable laws, regulations and other "best practice” documentation

  • Support the business in the annual risk assessment cycle (also the “SIRA”)

  • Draft annual compliance planning in the close cooperation with Management and Business

  • Provide advice on the relevant compliance topics

  • Advise and monitor the implementation and maintenance of the compliance program

  • End responsible for second line monitoring activities

  • Reporting to the Management Board and Group Compliance

  • Key contact for Group Compliance in case of new Group compliance requirements and follow up

  • Key contact for regulators including event driven

  • Interact with regulators on compliance related matters and incidents

  • Maintain updates on the procedure manual

  • Report unusual transactions to the FIU

  • Provide compliance advice in the Client Acceptance Committee and Risk Profile in line with the policy
    Point of contact for employees who require advice on conduct related matters, act as a trusted person
    or understand who to report to

  • Support the relevance of understanding of compliance in the culture by training and awareness and
    provide/facilitate training if needed

Minimum experience / education required
  • A Master degree in Dutch law

  • A minimum of seven years of relevant working experience in the Dutch Trust Sector

  • Knowledge of Dutch laws and regulations pertaining to financial services especially WTT, Wwft, and
    sanctions regulations

  • Strong analytical skills, structured, accurate, flexible, hands-on and able to deliver your best work when facing a tight deadline

  • Ability to work ad hoc and shift between many different tasks per day if needed

  • Mature judgement and think in solutions

  • Ability to connect with the Business and work effectively and efficiently together

  • Excellent communication skills that are necessary to permeate ethical business operations at the
    various levels within the organisation, as well as to (help) translate and implement the strategy

If you are interested in this role and would like to find out more please email Nancy van den Bogaard 


We aim to view and assess all applications as soon as we can, but please note that we may not be able to get back to you until after the closing date. We do encourage you to apply well in advance to ensure your application is received and we are able to meet with you as soon as possible if you are successful.

Applying with a disability

We are committed to ensuring a great experience for colleagues with a disability. Should you be successful after the initial application stage, please discuss any adjustments that you may require with your recruitment contact.

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We want you to bring your full self to work and maximise your potential. Praxis is a place where everyone can thrive, whatever their gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, and socio-economic background.

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