Sanctions Risk Assessment Assistant Manager - Banking - London

Job Title: Sanctions Risk Assessment Assistant Manager - Banking - London
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Reference: BBBH16383_1504883172
Contact Name: Emily Marmoy-Haynes
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 08, 2017 16:06

Job Description


This Top Tier Bank is one of the largest financial institutions in the world, with a strong presence in Investment Banking, Corporate Banking and Private Banking. This role sits within the Security Services arm part of the Custodian Business. Despite its size, the Financial Crime function has held on to its excellent culture, having built up a robust function due to strong endorsement from senior leadership. Given the investment being made into the Financial Crime department you will gain unrivalled exposure to complex regulatory matters, offering you strong professional development opportunities.


A top tier global investment bank are looking for a Sanctions Risk Assessment Assistant Manager to join their global Sanctions Risk team as an AVP.

This role sit across a global team and will give the successful candidate wider exposure to senior stakeholders across the business worldwide. This is a new, yet growing, team giving the successful candidate fantastic opportunities for career progression within a Sanctions Risk Assessment role.

The successful candidate will hold a strategic risk stewardship role within Financial Crime and Sanctions, responsible for overseeing the creation of the Risk Assessments to ensure Global Sanctions are a key input to Risk documents and providing SME knowledge where required.

You are expected to have detailed understanding of risk appetites and controls across the Sanctions arena and from previous experience in a Regional role.

You will also be involved in report writing, MI reporting and reviewing information to develop the Global Sanctions Risk Assessments and Reports. You will attend regular Sanctions and Risk working groups and deliver workshops to Regional team members.

You will assist in managing all aspects of day-to-day global sanctions risk assessment activities.


To be considered for this job, you will have the following experience:

  • Professional with experience in a Sanctions or AML role within the financial services
  • Extensive knowledge of AML, Counter Terrorist Financing (CTF) or Sanctions issues
  • Experience in developing financial crime risk assessments and report writing
  • Able to interact at a senior level both internally and externally
  • Able to provide creative solutions to complex issues
  • Well organised with an ability to prioritise effectively

If you feel you have the relevant experience for this newly created opportunity then please apply to this advert and send your CV to Emily Marmoy-Haynes, Financial Crime Compliance Recruitment Consultant at Twenty Recruitment.

Twenty Recruitment's Compliance function are a team of specialist consultants covering Financial Crime Compliance and Regulatory Compliance mandates, both permanent and temporary, across Financial Services, Technology and Energy.