Special Interest Client Advisory Lead

London, United Kingdom
Permanent - Full Time
NatWest Group
Job category
1st Line Controls - Control, Oversight & Assurance
Closing date for applications: 01/06/2023

Our people work differently depending on their jobs and needs. From hybrid working to flexible hours, we have plenty of options that help our people to thrive.

This role is based in the United Kingdom and as such all normal working days must be carried out in the United Kingdom.

Join us as a Specialist Business Control Partner in Anti-Money Laundering

  • This specialist role is part of our Financial Crime Hub and with your teams you'll manage our most complex and high risk client segments
  • Within this specialist capacity, you’ll make a vital contribution to driving a generative culture of risk awareness, recommending solutions to operations risk issues within the businesses, and strengthening the level of ownership within the business
  • Hone your risk awareness skills and advance your career in this fast-paced and varied role with a firm emphasis on your development

What you'll do

We’ll look to you to lead a team of highly skilled special interest client specialists, partnering with the business, risk functions, senior committees, as well as directly with our clients, to manage risks within our agreed risk appetite.

You’ll deliver a robust risk governance framework and relevant specialist risk activity, to build credible and realistic plans to move and sustain a control environment certification rating. Along with this, you’ll lead and inspire a team of business and customer control partners to ensure the development and delivery of effective controls, assurance and implementation in the businesses.

Other key responsibilities are to include:

  • Assisting franchises and our corporate customers  to proactively manage financial crime risks
  • Measuring and reporting to forums and committees on how the team and our customers are performing in managing financial crime risks and assist in driving improvements
  • Providing financial crime advice and translating risks to our customers, including correspondent banks, large corporates and high profile individuals
  • Preparing and presenting papers on financial crime related matters to senior level committees
  • Providing training to businesses, functions and legal entities on financial crime risks and performing senior management sign off for high risk factors and functions

The skills you'll need

To be successful in this role, you’ll need an understanding of anti-money laundering regulatory requirements and how these apply to non-personal products and services. We’ll also look to you to bring strong stakeholder management skills, with a proven ability to influence and collaborate at senior management level.

On top of this, you’ll bring:

  • The ability to analyse and evaluate multiple sources of information, alternatives and associated consequences
  • Experience of leading teams and strategic change
  • A Diploma Certificate in AML, or be working towards sitting this exam and completing the qualification

If you need any adjustments to support your application, such as information in alternative formats or special requirements to access our buildings, or if you’re eligible under the Disability Confident Scheme please contact us and we’ll do everything we can to help.