Anti-Financial Crime Administrative Assistant

Deutsche Bank - New York, NY3.9

Full-time | Temporary
Job ID: 3195207 Full/Part-Time: Full-time
Regular/Temporary: Regular Listed: 2019-07-16
Location: New York, United States of America
Regulation, Compliance & Anti-Financial Crime

Regulation, Compliance and Anti-Financial Crime (AFC) protects the integrity and reputation of Deutsche Bank. It manages the Bank’s risks and help to avert unintentional rule breaches and conflicts of interest. At the same time, we also advise the bank on ethical conduct and governance issues and keep the bank up to date on regulatory and political challenges.

Position Overview
Functional Title: Head of Strategy & Development(Sanctions & Embargoes)

Corporate Title: Director

Location: New York, NY


The Head of Strategy & Development in US oversees the local Sanctions Office and reports directly to the Regional Head of Sanctions & Embargoes for the Americas, located in New York.

The Strategy & Development team is responsible for selected long term or ad-hoc projects or tasks related to the enhancement of the Sanctions and Embargoes control frame.

It further covers:
Quality assurance;
Audit and exam management;
Risk assessment, and
Management information reporting

Key Responsibilities:
Support the Regional Head as well as the Global Head of Sanctions & Embargoes in protecting DB from legal, regulatory and reputational risk with regard to business involving sanctioned entities and/or countries.
Closely follow the development of the legal situation around sanctions and embargoes and derive potential need for enhancement of the Bank’s technical and procedural control frame.
Maintain close interaction with third parties (e.g. within the AFC organization or GTO/GMO).
Develop project plans taking into account budget, other resources, milestones and success criteria.
Responsible for the successful delivery of projects and other change activities by managing scope of deliveries, expectations and ensure clear and concise communication to sponsors, team members and other stakeholders.
Report and communicate overall project status, outstanding milestones, issues, delivery risks and dependencies.
Perform sanctions-specific control analyses and develop recommendations based on the results.
Proactive role with respect to the further development of the Sanctions & Embargoes Office capabilities and the development of enhanced control processes and methods.
Proactively challenge existing processes and collaborate with key stakeholders to identify areas with room for improvement.
Track embargo related internal and external audit issues and recommendations and support the closure of these.
Liaise with the Change & Development Team in Germany to ensure alignment of all change activities
Regularly report to the Regional Head of Sanctions in reasonable intervals.
Reporting any risk relating to the duties and responsibilities described hereunder and any event or incident that is capable of creating or constituting such a risk to the Global Head of Sanctions.
Responsible for managing and developing the Change & Development team.
Lead communication of strategy, procedure, and policies across Sanctions and AFC teams in the Americas.

You will have:
For the BAU-Responsibilities:
Degree in Politics, International Relations, Law, or related field
Ideally prior experience from a U.S. regulatory body or law enforcement agency in the context of Financial Sanctions
A minimum of 5+ years a relevant experience in connection with OFAC regulations (preferably longer), with 10+ in Financial Crime.
Excellent understanding of U.S. Sanctions regulations and solid understanding and experience in applying international Sanctions programs
Strong understanding for universal banks, their product spectrum and the specifics of these in relation to Sanctions controls (particular experience in relation to payments/ correspondent banking as well as Trade Finance)
Substantial leadership experience in leading, managing and developing diverse international expert teams

For the Transformation responsibilities:
Excellent change agent with experience in managing transformational program and driving a portfolio of change initiatives across various stakeholder groups towards target state
Ideally practical and in-depth experience in building supreme Sanctions Operating Models including technical and operational levels
Strong analytical and structured thinking with experience in formulating strategic target solutions
Strong self-initiative, problem solving oriented, action driven
Team-player with ability to navigate in matrix organizations

For candidates applying for positions in the US:
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