Head of Financial Crime Risk and MLRO

Job Title: Head of Financial Crime Risk and MLRO
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Salary: £650 - £750 per day
Reference: BBBH19420_1535044918
Contact Name: Anna Dunne
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 23, 2018 18:21

Job Description

An international Wholesale Bank is urgently seeking an experienced Head of Financial Crime Risk and MLRO for an initial 3-6 month contract.

Role Responsibilities;

  • Responsible for the effective and efficient management of the Bank's Financial Crime risk profile covering AML, AB+C, KYC and Sanctions.
  • Lead and manage a team of Financial Crime Risk Specialists and develop a suitable Risk Management framework in line with the bank's risk appetite
  • Identify, assess and report Financial Crime Risks to the business along with develop and implement suitable policies and procedures
  • Manage the Risk Policy Framework to ensure that all necessary information is available to relevant stakeholders within the business
  • Manage and develops effective working relationship with internal departments, clients and counterparties along with other stakeholders such as regulators and auditors
  • Provide training and a key support to AML, Financial Crime, ABC and Sanctions teams

Role Requirements

  • Extensive Financial Crime Risk Management experience and expertise gained within Financial Services
  • Experience in roles with a high risk appetite and implementing necessary controls to manage such risks
  • DMLRO or MLRO prior experience along with a proven track record of people management.