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- United Kingdom & Ireland Sanctions & Embargoes Policy & Governance, UK

United Kingdom & Ireland Sanctions & Embargoes Policy & Governance

Deutsche Bank


ingdom & Ireland Sanctions & Embargoes Policy & Governance 

Corporate Title: Vice President 

Division: Anti-Financial Crime 

Location: London 

Hiring Manager: Daniel Riddle


UKI Sanctions and Embargoes (S&E) is in charge of the regional UKI sanctions program. This encompasses both build the bank and run the bank programs. This team are be instrumental in addressing Sanctions risks in all business areas from the perspective of the UK, Channel Islands and Ireland, whilst falling under the governance of the Bank’s London branch.


Key Responsibilities:

Part of a team and working closely with the Anti-Financial Crime (AFC) teams and the Regional Head of AFC in the UK (registered Money Laundering Reporting Officer)

Ensuring Sanctions compliance with the regulators and authorities for the UKI region (including but not limited to HM Treasury, the European Union and United Nations) as well as separately OFAC.

Addressing direct and indirect sanctions risks and ensuring that regional processes, procedures and controls are operating effectively to mitigate potential risk

Analysing and assessing high-profile business transactions from the UKI region

Working with the Senior Deal Teams to ensure Sanctions risks are adequately covered

Providing respective sign-off for transactions with Sanctions-aspects and / or liaising with the Group function on over-arching themes and aspects

Providing support both from a legal and regulatory perspective, improving local controls and procedures

Collating Management Information

Undertaking sanctions searches and assisting with payment screening escalations

Responsible for the effective and timely execution of the respective Global Assurance Programme control requirements as set out in the AFC Assurance Manual that are (a) designated as being the responsibility of AFC Officers and (b) relevant to the UKI Sanctions and Embargoes function

Skills & Qualifications:


Expert with Sanctions laws and regulations applicable in the UK as well as international programmes of the United States, European Union and United Nations in order to provide overall legal guidance on Sanctions risk issues, gained over five or more years in an advisory capacity.

A background in a multi-national financial institution or law firm in a comparable function or having served for the competent regulator or governmental authority (in Sanctions or the wider Anti-Financial crime sector)

A good knowledge of the banking industry and the respective product spectrum of an international Investment and Corporate Bank

Flexible, able to address compliance and business demands in a constantly changing international legal and regulatory environment

Able to act independently but also work as part of a team within the Sanctions function

Prepared to take decisions on the basis of facts and in consideration of all internal and external regulatory requirements and expectations

A strong communicator across all levels in a multi-national environment and able to provide guidance for the various stakeholders within the Bank

Deutsche Bank is an equal opportunity employer who seeks to recruit and appoint the best available person for a job regardless of marital / civil partnership status, sex (including pregnancy), age, religion, belief, race, nationality and ethnic or national origin, colour, sexual orientation or disability.


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Job posted on 3 August 2018.

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