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Compliance Manager (Payments)

Hamlyn Williams is currently working with an Innovative Payment client, in Belgium. We're seeking a dynamic, innovative and driven Compliance Manager to function as the Compliance Officer and build the Compliance team for the regulated e-money issuer entity launched to provide the payment services in the European Union.  This position is critical to support the growth of the business across Europe, develop compliance strategies and relevant policies, and ensure their rigorous implementations across all functions within the company while guaranteeing sustained regulatory compliance.

Main Responsibilities: 

  • Proactively identify situations that may pose significant compliance risk and guides management in the development/reviewing/updating of relevant policies, procedures and business practices;
  • Drive a compliance review and analysis of new regulatory developments and maintains oversight of developments impacting business activities;
  • Oversee and manage board and regulatory reporting, including ad-hoc requests from regulators, and manage compliance with consumer protection requirements;
  • Report to Management, the Board, and the NBB on a timely basis all relevant compliance issues through periodic reports as well as escalating any key or high-risk compliance issues;
  • The Compliance Manager Belgium will also provide support to the business with launch of products to ensure regulatory requirements are met by overseeing the APUK Compliance
  • Team providing guidance, as appropriate;
  • Work cross-functionally across multiple teams to ensure execution against regulatory requirements and internal policies.


  • University degree;
  •  3-4 years' of experience of the financial industry with proven experience in a compliance function;
  • Working knowledge of financial institutions, and/or payments compliance in Belgium,
  • including in-depth knowledge of Belgium anti-money laundering requirements, credit
  • compliance and consumer protection, data protection, anti-corruption regulations;
  • Excellent English communication skills and writing skills;
  • Strong problem solving, operational process and analytical skills;
  • Experience with regulators, in particular with the NBB;