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Sanctions Specialist

Danos Group
London (Central), London (Greater)
Up to £67,000 + discretionary bonus + benefits
Closing date
11 Apr 2024

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Employer Sector
Banking & Finance - Investment
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Our Client, an international Investment Bank, are looking for an AVP Sanctions Specialist to join their Sanctions programme team, that sits within their wider Financial Crime Office for EMEA. The position will be responsible in assisting in the effective running of the Sanctions Program across all jurisdictions within EMEA.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Driving the implementation of the Group's financial crimes risk appetite, policies and standards through working with Transformation and Technology partners, Country Compliance teams, Operations and Business stakeholders.
  • Summarise and present data and conclusions in the most appropriate format for users and make recommendations on the basis of analysis.
  • Drafting and writing reports, presentations, proposals and risk assessments to support the Sanctions Program. This will require a comprehensive understanding of Sanctions Risk and the ability to tailor materials and messages to relevant audiences. Including presenting to an EMEA wide Sanctions forum as well as senior Compliance stakeholders.
  • Provide SME input to key Sanctions-related projects to drive successful and timely completion of project deliverables.

Essential Experience:

  • Proven experience in central compliance function, (Sanctions function preferred)
  • Experience with and strong knowledge of banking and associated systems and controls for financial crime
  • Proven experience of excel and data analytics
  • Fundamental experience of report writing experience

If you are interested, please apply with your CV or reach out to Georgie Ashby by clicking Apply.


Founded in 2004, Danos Group is a global recruitment solutions provider specialising in Compliance, Financial Crime, Risk, Legal, Cyber, and ESG, offering comprehensive search, permanent, interim, and consulting solutions.

Our journey began with the establishment of Danos Associates, a leading contingency and search firm focused on mid- to senior-level permanent hires, followed by the creation of Danos Consulting to deliver consulting services and interim resourcing solutions.

Today, the Danos Group operates strategically from offices in London, New York, Singapore, and Hong Kong collaborating with clients across Financial Services, Commerce & Industry, Professional Services, and Regulatory sectors. We empower them to meet their risk, legal, governance, and regulatory responsibilities by consistently delivering experienced, top-quality professionals across EMEA, the Americas, and Asia Pacific.

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