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Head of Sanctions

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Financial Services and Banking

  • Job type:


  • Contact:

    Adam Champ

  • Contact email:

  • Salary high:


  • Salary low:


  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 month initial

  • Expiry date:


I'm working with a growing fintech payments client that is looking for an Head of Sanctions. You will report directly to the Chief Compliance Officer.

The contract is initially 6 months, with the expectation to join the Financial Crime function and oversee the Sanctions programme

Essential Skills/Responsibilites:

  • Own the end-to-end sanctions programw and strategy, including updating policies, procedures, and guidance materials

  • Guide Operations and Systems teams on design improvements, if any, to the sanctions screening platforms and controls for all applicable sanctions regulations

  • Redesign, develop, and test configurations for sanctions screening applications

  • Identify, assess, and advise on compliance risks and control enhancements to a variety of stakeholders and customers to mitigate risks related to sanctions

  • Oversee sanctions risk assessment and support the execution of the Sanctions Risk Assessment

  • Stay current on key sanctions regulatory changes

  • Grow and manage a team of sanctions professionals