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Sanctions Compliance Manager

  • up to £286 PAYE or 374.50 LTD Co (equivalent of up to £74,400 per annum)
  • Contract
  • Greater London
  • Ref: 19726

Your new job title: Sanctions Compliance Manager
Duration: Long term temp assignment until March 2020
Location: West London
Daily pay rate: up to £286 PAYE or 374.50 LTD Co (equivalent of up to £74,400 per annum)
Job posting ID: 78649

Our client a Major FMCG company are currently looking for a Sanctions Compliance Manager to provide subject matter expertise on sanctions risk mitigation globally. You will support in embedding the company’s global sanctions compliance strategy providing interpretation and oversight of sanctions policies and procedures. You will assist in development, communication and execution of an effective sanctions compliance strategy with clearly aligned and transparent objectives and KPIs.


Key Responsibilities:

  • To assist in managing the sanctions risks and issues globally to ensure that all aspects of sanctions are appropriately controlled and prioritized
  • To assist in the evolution of sanctions compliance, ensuring risk appetite and regulatory obligations are met
  • To ensure consistent and effective communication with Legal and key stakeholders on sanctions risks and issues 
  • To ensure effective identification of sanctions risks and issues and how this can potentially impact the company
  • Drive and manage changes and projects within defined framework to achieve operational, tactical, and strategic objectives and tasks
  • To understand the issues and risks impacting the business from a Sanctions Regulatory Compliance perspective and to assist the Sanctions centre of excellence (CoE) in formulating and implementing the appropriate monitoring and controls
  • To provide timely, relevant, practical and proactive business decision support within the framework of the sanctions strategy
  • To provide training where appropriate on sanctions risk mitigation and adherence to the sanctions policy and global standard operating procedures
  • To support the Sanctions CoE in embedding a culture of sanctions compliance throughout the organization

The Essential skills you need in order to be successful in this role:

  • Minimum level of education: educated to degree level - Certificates to be seen
  • Relevant experience in sanctions risk identification, quantification and management
  • Previous exposure with automated sanctions screening solutions and risk mitigations
  • In depth knowledge of sanctions regulations in particular UN/EU/OFAC sanctions laws and requirements
  • A knowledge of sanctions risks to implement and interpret sanctions policy ensuring the business is regulatory compliant
  • Experience of successfully leading sanctions projects and improvements to processes and controls
  • Experience working in a sanctions advisory function and knowledge of appropriate monitoring and controls to ensure sanctions compliance
  • A good knowledge of sanctions risks and issues faced by a global institution and experience with regulatory reporting requirements
  • Knowledge of UN/EU/OFAC Sanctions Regulations and experience on advising on these requirements.

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