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Compliance Monitoring and Testing Officer

Bitvavo Amsterdam, Netherlands
Posted 5 days ago Permanent Competitive
What is the role about?
The role will be an integral part of our Compliance team. Our team, currently consisting of three Compliance Officers and a Compliance Manager, is dedicated to maintaining the highest standards of regulatory compliance and ethical conduct across all aspects of our business operations.

In this role, you will assist with the design, implementation and oversight of Bitvavo's risk-based compliance monitoring and testing (CMT) programme, based on EU regulatory requirements. You will be part of a team responsible for the daily monitoring and execution of the CMT program in addition to drafting, reviewing and/or implementing supporting policies, procedures and processes within Bitvavo. You will provide guidance and coaching to other compliance officers in the team.

How will you make an impact?


CMT programme design:
  • Assist the Compliance manager to design and implement improvements in the CMT programme; This includes managing to identify and clearly communicate:
  • Objectives of the CMT programme
  • Scope of the CMT programme and breadth of activities covered
  • The local risks, laws, regulations and commitments which the CMT programme will seek to address
CMT programme methodology:
  • Assist in the design (or update existing) of compliance risk assessment processes to identify key risks/activities for testing/monitoring
  • For each element of the programme assess and identify a suitable monitoring/testing approach, tool and methodology
  • Implement an operating model through which the programme will be executed in BAU
CMT programme implementation:
  • Lead and take ownership of the execution and implementation of the annual CMT plan
  • Review associated policy and procedures as part of the compliance review plan
  • Suggest/Implement any improved controls, tooling/systems required to execute the plan
Policy Governance and Compliance Reporting:
  • Periodic review of policies based on the Policies management framework and policies review plan across Bitvavo
  • Writing compliance reports, communicating the findings to stakeholders and assisting in the implementation of the findings
  • Assist in the implementation of a clear and concise reporting methodology and framework enabling quick and efficient escalation of issues identified and followed up consistently
How will you be successful?
  • University degree in Law or similar relevant study and/or professional qualification
  • 5 years of experience in Compliance/Risk related business functions. Experience in a Regulated Exchange / MTF/ CASP is a plus
  • 2 - 3 years of experience with compliance testing, monitoring, audit programmes
  • Comprehensive knowledge of financial services regulations (i.e MIFID II or MICAR, or Electronic Money or Payment directives)
  • Clear and concise communicator both written and verbal. This should include excellent report-writing and drafting policies capabilities
  • Skilled at executing multi-functional and cross-organisational assignments within Bitvavo Group that require in-depth compliance
  • The ability to work independently and under (time) pressure


Bitvavo does not accept resumes from staffing, search, or recruitment firms without a signed agreement. If you send us a resume without such an agreement, we may contact the candidate directly without any obligation whatsoever and no fee of any kind will be paid should we hire the candidate.
Job ID  4346750101
ABOUT COMPANY
Amsterdam, Netherlands
230 Employees Trading
The Bitvavo platform was launched in 2018, with the goal to bridge the gap between traditional currencies and digital assets. An ambitious, developmen...
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