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Head of KYC

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    Financial Services and Banking

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  • Contact:

    William John

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  • Published:

    26 days ago

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Hamlyn Williams has pas partnered with UK-based Challenger Bank that is looking for an experienced Head of KYC to join and head up the team. They are looking for an SME who has a good knowledge base over all things KYC at a strategic and occupational level. 

Below are the requirements: 

  • Providing  first-line leadership, in regard to all matters KYC, onboarding, and remediation 
  • History in building KYC frameworks
  • Ensure the KYC Framework is continuously maintained, ensuring all activities are completed to the highest standard
  • Work closely with wider teams in Financial Crime to ensure a  best in class department
  • Building and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders across KYC, Financial Crime, Compliance to ensure policies and procedures are challenged and improved 
  • Has experience and the knowledge to support and upskill the team 
  • A keen leader and motivator who can mentor teams, ensuring processes are carried out efficiently 
  • Has experience working for a bank with a modern approach 
  • Good understanding of UK and European compliance regulations 


  • Competitive salary
  • 10% annual bonus
  • 25 days holiday
  • Remote working scheme

This is the perfect opportunity for anyone looking to have a real impact on internal processes. My client is an advocate of personal growth with a strong internal culture for training and development. If you would like to apply for the role then please apply or reach out directly to