Deputy Local Compliance Officer

Our client, a financial institution is looking for a Deputy Local Compliance Officer who will report to the Head of Compliance and is required to manage stakeholders in the Front Office and in Control functions.
The successful candidate will be responsible for:
  • Building relationships with stakeholders across the Bank.
  • Present challenge to GMs and to sometimes deliver difficult messages.
  • Provide advice to the business on a daily basis, approx. 50 e-mails/day.
  • Represent the Local Compliance Officer in his/her absence.
  • Ensure timely delivery of tasks and deliverables of the Central Compliance team.


  • Give compliance advice and instructions to Front Office and Control & Support departments.
  • Review, advise and obtain reasonable assurance that there is adequate documentation, procedures and resources available for the Central Compliance team.
  • Investigate any identified potential or actual breach of relevant rules and regulations and assist in reporting to senior management and the regulatory authorities and in rectifying the situation.
  • Assist the LCO in managing Compliance Analyst(s).
  • Manage Central Compliance projects and to report to LCO on progress until completion.
  • Assist the EMEA Training Manager to develop training material and deliver training sessions to Front Office and Control & Support departments within SMBC Brussels.

Your profile

Excellent knowledge of english and french or dutch

Considerable experience of:
  • advising businesses on how to comply with laws, rules and regulations
  • investigating breaches of relevant laws, rules and regulations
Good knowledge of:
  • financial Services laws and regulations (essential)
  • financial markets and banking activities (essential)
  • prudential risks and financial conduct areas (essential)
  • Ability to manage a number of issues, reviews and projects concurrently
  • Well-developed influencing and communication skills
  • Strong analytical and numeracy skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Self-motivated
  • Risk aware
  • Expert in the systems required for the function
  • Document drafting skills and communication skills
  • People management


Our client is located in Brussels. The company has a solid reputation and brand recognition in the banking industry. The client offers a challenging position of responsability, and an attractive salary.

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