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Senior Compliance Expert

  • Location

    Brussels, Belgium

  • Sector:

    Financial Services and Banking

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  • Contact:

    Ellen Todd

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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A developing Insurance company based in Brussels, Belgium are looking for a Senior Compliance Expert to join their growing team. The successful candidate will have a legal background and a Master's degree in Law or Economics. 

Key responsibilities: 

  • Heavy involvement in the development and implementation of the new Compliance strategic plan
  • Ensure proper policy framework and testing and controlling of this framework, taking into account the legal, regulatory and statutory requirements 
  • Organise and track various national and international regulations 
  • Evaluate the compliance risks in cooperation with relevant departments / process owners and policy framework
  • Provide several regular reporting on Compliance to the business owners and to the MC or Audit Comittee
  • Ensure the documentation of the 2nd line monitoring framework
  • Capture and follow-up regulators' requests
  • Provide documented advice the business on request, where related issues or projects are detected

Essential requirements:

  • Master's degree in Law or Economics
  • Insurance experience and if not strong knowledge of financial services
  • 4-7 years of experience within a legal or compliance role in a financial institution (insurance preferred)
  • Fluency in English and a good level of Dutch
  • IDD Certified
  • Good knowledge of Belgian laws and regulations
  • Life insurance knowledge
  • Good knowledge of Insurance distribution channels
  • Good knowledge of Life insurance Products
  • Good knowledge of customers’ rights and information
  • Corporate governance knowledge
  • Compliance technical experience in Life Insurance environment: Compliance Risk assessment, substantive testing, and monitoring.

What you will gain:

  • Opportunity to gain intellectual experience
  • After working for the company for 3yrs, opportunity to obtain sponsorship for a compliance training certification.
  • Opportunity to be a part of a friendly but driven team & culture