Head of EMEA Risk & Compliance

Location Luxembourg, Ville de Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Job Type Permanent
Salary €200,000 - €250,000
Reference 31713

Head of EMEA Risk & Compliance, Luxembourg

A leading global player in online payments, seeks a Head of EMEA Risk and Compliance to be based in Luxembourg.  


  • Provide end to end oversight for the Risk & Compliance Program in EMEA, ensuring ongoing alignment with the Global Risk & Compliance Programme.

  • Manage relationships with key regulators, including managing requests, responding timely, and ensuring coordination with internal stakeholders.

  • Serve as a key member of the leadership team.

  • Serve as member of Authorization Management.

  • Provide regular updates to the Luxembourg Bank Board of Directors and Risk Committee.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Deep knowledge of global financial institutions, money service business, and/or banking compliance, including significant knowledge of AML, data protection, anti-corruption / Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and consumer protection regulations.

  • Extensive senior enterprise risk experience, covering financial and non-financial risks.

  • Deep specialism across financial crime, regulatory and operational risk management.  

  • Working knowledge and expertise in Prudential Risk - ICAAP, ILAAP, Recovery Planning.

  • 15+ years of experience in a large organization including demonstrated leadership in building risk and compliance frameworks.

  • 10+ years of people management experience.

  • Extensive experience with regulators and the regulatory exam process, ideally for non-bank financial institutions.

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