Anti-Financial Crime Manager

London – £80,000 - £83,000


My client is an internationally-known drug discovery biotech company, with an impressive annual turnover upwards of €3.4billion.

You will be an integral member of the firms' Legal & Compliance team in Hamburg and report to the Head of Global Compliance.
Your key responsibilities:
  • Actively advice and drive the implementation and execution of the global group wide Anti Financial Crime (“AFC”) program
  • Actively take responsibility for the development, implementation and documentation of AFC and fraud prevention processes within the Compliance Management System
  • Perform AFC-related risk assessments and support across different functional areas with analysing and specifying AFC related requirements
  • Drive efforts to mitigate AFC risks through development, review and implementation of related policies and procedures as well as performance of AFC controls and reviews of effectiveness
  • Acting as the interface manager between Finance, Export Control, Procurement and Global Compliance
  • Monitor and evaluate legal and regulatory requirements
  • Support any kind of AFC activities (e.g., internal and external reporting obligations, design and organization of trainings, communication plans, assisting with ad-hoc projects etc.)
Your ideal qualifications:
  • University degree in economics or law or a relevant comparable qualification (e.g. within compliance, audit or [internal] investigations) with sound knowledge of criminal law, including fraud, money laundering and international anti-bribery and corruption laws as well as knowledge and experience in AFC process management
  • Professional working experience including very good understanding of financial systems and compliance processes  
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills including the ability to manage, examine and investigate complex AFC related issues
  • Project management and organizational skills
  • Creative mindset to find solutions which fits the firms' requirements
  • Clear and open communication style to interact effectively across functional, geographic, and cultural boundaries within the company and externally
  • Self-starter who is resourceful and able to work effectively both independently as well as with teams
  • Ability to handle complexity of the work and requirements as well as meet deadlines while remaining highly organized
  • Proficiency in oral and written English and German
Our offer:
  • A position within a vigorous and exciting professional environment promoted by an open culture and a spirit of community
  • A diverse, international workforce with a dynamic working environment that fosters creativity, innovations and teamwork
  • 30 days of annual holiday, monthly allowance for public transportation, and in-house canteen
  • Capital forming benefits, flexible working hours, holiday pay, and annual bonus depending on performance

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Miles Livingstone-Todd

Recruitment Consultant
0203 846 3071

Miles joined Douglas Scott in 2021 and specialises in placing our candidates within the Risk & Compliance sector, paying close attention to all aspects of Financial Services. With over 7 years of business-to-consumer and business-to-business sales, Miles prides himself on the passion and positivity he brings to this sector at Douglas Scott. 

In his spare time, Miles enjoys improving his guitar-playing abilities and being a valued member of various punk rock music bands!

Job Spec:

  • Area of Law: Compliance, Financial Services Regulation
  • Type: In House
  • Salary: £80,000 - £83,000
  • Term: Permanent
  • Location: London
  • Reference: 49887

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