Head Customer Advisory & Compliance - Banking jobs in Malta - September 2020

Head Customer Advisory & Compliance


JOB TYPE: Full Time JOB LEVEL: Experienced

An exciting opportunity for a Head of Customer Advisory & Compliance within the Banking Industry.

The Head of Customer Advisory & Compliance shall report to the Chief Officer and will have a direct report of around thirty individuals at different levels.


  • Setting up and evaluating the Anti Financial Crime Services processes, policies and procedures.
  • Supporting the other departments by providing advice in relation to the evaluation and implementation of relevant Anti-Money Laundering processes.
  • Acting as a direct interface with the Bank's second line of defense on policy issues.
  • Developing and maintaining internal Anti-Financial Crime procedures in line with external regulation, internal policies and its relationship with its valued clients.
  • On-boarding of new clients that are in line with the business's risk appetite.
  • Assessment of risk tolerances and monitoring.
  • Identification and mitigation of risk.
  • Establishing early warning systems for breaches of the bank's risk parameters.
  • Managing the Customer Advisory & Compliance team members as well as other team members at different levels.
  • Keeping abreast with local and international AML and CFT laws and regulations and ensuring that all unit members are updated with such information.
  • Responsible for management and coordination of operations across the unit, by investigating operational needs and problems and opportunities and contributing to operational improvements across the Group.
  • Responsible for the monitoring of financial matters as well as setting budgets for the unit.

Education & Experience:

  • A minimum of 7 years banking experience within an Anti-Money Laundering or Compliance related position
  • A minimum of a Degree (MQF level 6) of higher in any of the following: Banking, Finance, Accountancy, Law or other Risk Managements related area.


  • Assertive
  • Meticulous
  • Excellent managerial and team development skills
  • Highly analytical
  • Excellent communication skills in both Maltese and English

Ref.: SW092

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