Head of Risk and Compliance

Amsterdam Permanent

Updated 05/07/2022

  • Great opportunity to work for a new European online Bank
  • Opportunity to participate in the building of a new and innovative Bank

About Our Client

Vivid Money is an innovative FinTech start-up that offers a unique mobile banking app at your fingertips.
Whether it's payments, transfers, multi-currency accounts for your travels, spendings reports, split bills -
with Vivid, managing all your finances and investing your money is easy, flexible, and 100% transparent.

Job Description

What you'll do:

  • Help oversee and maintain the compliance and risk management framework, strategy, policiesand governance arrangements as approved by the Board
  • Assist the Board and Senior Management to create a culture of informed risk-taking through training, communication and promotion of the agreed risk and compliance framework
  • Support the Board in setting, maintaining and reporting on the risk and compliance framework
  • Ensure the adequacy of risk information, risk analysis and risk training
  • Extensive experience in a compliance environment with a good understanding of the compliance issues impacting market infrastructure or financial services
  • Significant relevant experience at a regulated financial institution, with first-hand knowledge of EMIR, MiFID, MiFIR and trade repositories
  • Familiarity with financial markets and products, e.g. Derivatives, FX, Commodities, and Equities
  • Lead the oversight and challenge of the Firm's systems and controls in respect of risk management (i.e. 2nd line challenge to 1st line's management of risk)
  • Risk monitoring, including operational-, market-, counterparty- (settlement and presettlement), and liquidity risk
  • Interact with the AFM and/or DNB on an ongoing basis (as/when needed)
  • Keep up to date with AFM and EU regulatory developments

The Successful Applicant

What you'll need in order to be successful:

  • Have 5+ years of experience with substantial experience in a MIFID related Compliance role
  • Have strong leadership skills, including the ability to manage risk and control activities in a
    complex financial operation



complex financial operation

  • Have strong attention to detail and analytical thinking
  • Be a skilled communicator with the ability to influence and motivate others
  • Ability to work effectively with colleagues and clients effectively at all levels
  • Sound organisational and time management skills
  • Self-motivated individual with the ability to energise others
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and to prioritise under pressure
  • Ability to work effectively with colleagues and clients effectively at all levels
  • Sound organisational and time management skills
  • Self-motivated individual with the ability to energise



others

  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and to prioritise under pressure
  • Excellent written and spoken English skills
  • Based in the Netherlands



What's on Offer

  • Opportunity to participate in the building of a new and innovative company
  • Attractive company health insurance and pension schemes
  • Access to a Nilo.health free membership
  • Great working atmosphere in a motivated and dynamic team
  • Opportunities to learn and grow together with the company
  • Attractive learning budget to keep developing professional skills
  • The core team you will be working in is located in Amsterdam, but working remotely is possible



Contact
Willem van Leeuwen
Quote job ref
JN-022022-5250623

Job summary

Sector
Risk, Compliance & Audit
Sub Sector
Compliance
Industry
Financial Services
Jobs by location
Amsterdam
Contract Type
Permanent
Consultant
Willem van Leeuwen
Job Reference
JN-022022-5250623