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Head of Financial Crime

  • Location: Zürich
  • Salary: CHF220'000-270'000
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: NW168130
  • Sector: Banking , Asset Management/Funds
Job Description

Our client, a global Wealth Manager whose presence has spread over 50 countries world-wide, is seeking a new Head of Financial Crime for their Swiss Branch.  The position will be based in Zürich and allow for their next collaborator to become part of one of the most renowned and well-established bank in Europe.

German and/or English speakers required, leadership and interpersonal skills desired.



  • Responsible for AML, CTF as well as other Financial Sanctions and Embargos within the branch
  • Managing the Financial Crime team and training staff on financial crime topics
  • Managing the data and producing data reports for the management board
  • Developing the strategy for addressing Financial Crime risks on a group scale
  • Design and implement best practices



  • University degree in law, economics or related field
  • Strong exposure to the financial services industries, preferably banking
  • Previous extensive experience in AML/CFT/Sanctions role.
  • Competencies in risk analysis
  • Experience in managing a team
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