Head of Risk and Compliance Manager

£100,000 depending on experience
28 Jul 2017
27 Aug 2017
Experience Level
Department Head, Director, Management
Contract Type
Full time, Permanent

PSD are working on an exclusive assignment with our client to appoint a Senior Risk & Compliance Manager for a small bank in London. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced risk and governance professional to join a small well established and well run bank.


Job Role

The role will be responsible for the AML, compliance, governance and risk management frameworks, encouraging a high standard of accountability at all levels.

As the Branch’s Risk Governance Manager, ensure the Bank meets with its regulatory and statutory requirements in relation to AML/CFT issues and act as the main focal point for Anti-Money Laundering and Financial Crime issues.

The Risk Governance Manager will ensure the Bank meets internal and external compliance and governance requirements and ensure that risk exposures are managed within limits and risk appetite.

Managing a small team and reporting to the Chief Executive you will be a part of the senior leadership team.

What we are looking for

The candidate will have a thorough knowledge of banking products and associated risks, with previous experience holding CF10 (SMF 16) and CF11 (SMF17) roles.

A pro-active team player with strong influencing skills and sound knowledge of Compliance and AML regulations, with a background in Risk/Compliance/AML functions.

The ability to influence at the strategic level as well as be hands on as required. 

We are searching for a candidate that enjoys working in a small bank environment where they can have a great deal of responsibility but also be happy to get involved in the detail and work as part of a team.