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Head of Compliance

  • Location: Brussels
  • Salary:
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: 171209
  • Sector: Compliance
Job Description

Our client is a leading financial institution, who are looking for a new Head of Compliance for their Belgian entity, headquartered in Brussels.

The position will be full-time on a permanent contract.


Core responsibilities: 

  • Overall management responsibility for the compliance function and the respective team;
  • Maintain comprehensive and timely reporting on compliance risk and standards implementation
  • Prepare, revise and implement systems and documentation required to comply with the applicable regulatory framework and take the lead in contacts with the FSMA and the NBB with regard to compliance topics;
  • Create, monitor and ensure compliance with the relevant standards and programs, including, without limitation, MiFID II issues (e.g. policies and guidelines);
  • Serve as Money Laundering Reporting Officer of the bank;

Experience required:

  • Experience in working in a compliance function of an international financial institution or professional service firm, preferably on Financial and/or Corporate Banking Law
  • Post-graduate qualification in Compliance/Risk Management
  • Experience in dealing with NBB communication and investigations
  • Comprehensive understanding of the Group’s overall strategy and goals, structures policies and culture together with a detailed knowledge of the policies, operations, systems and key strategies in own business unit
  • Ability to formulate own business area plans and strategy taking into account the wider business unit strategies and requirements
  • Coaching, mentoring and leadership skills

*** Verbal and written communication skills in Dutch/French and English are preferred ***

For further information, submit your CV to

Direct dial: +44 2079368975

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