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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Administration & Operations
  • Languages
  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
    • Province
    • Date Posted
      December 08,2021
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    Global Compliance and Ethics Officer

    Amsterdam, Netherlands

    Corporate - Legal

    About PayU
    PayU, a leading payment and Fintech company in 50+ high-growth markets throughout Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa, part of Prosus group, one of the largest technology investors in the world is redefining the way people buy and sell online for our 300.000+ merchants and millions of consumers.

    As a leading online payment service provider, we deploy more than 400 payment methods and PCI-certified platforms to process approximately 6 million payments every single day.

    The Role

    The main function of the Global Compliance & Ethics officer is to safeguard PayU for non-compliance with AML/CTF, Sanctions ABAC and competition laws and (internal) regulations and protect the company from being used for unlawful activities. The Global Compliance & Ethics officer stays abreast of all applicable regulatory regimes and other industry requirements that may have an impact on PayU. This includes payments industry compliance obligations and best practices and requirements from PayU’s (banking and scheme) partners. The Global Compliance & Ethics officer will report directly to the PayU Chief Compliance Officer. The PayU Compliance department, which consists of compliance officers located in all main locations of PayU (a.o. The Netherlands (head office), India, Poland, Turkey, Colombia, Brazil, Argentina) who are tasked with mitigating PayU’s regulatory & compliance risks and raising awareness of regulatory & compliance obligations.

    Role Outputs

    • Managing the global compliance function directly and through local leaders
    • Embedding compliance with laws, regulations, business principles, rules of conduct and established good business practices in every aspect of the organization (e.g. governance, strategy, people, processes, policies, culture, communication)
    • Establishing and maintaining effective compliance risk management and control systems, including AML/CTF standards and requirements and Sanctions monitoring and reporting
    • Perform the Global Ethics officer role by rolling out the program, being main contact on ethics and dealing with global speak up cases
    • Perform the annual update of the global policies and align with local teams for updates on the local procedures
    • Making sure the regions South East Asia and India operate in compliance with global policies and procedures by maintaining a close relationship and monitoring activities
    • Work on closing the gaps identified in the action plans for the regions South East Asia and India (ABAC, Competition, Sanctions, CDD/KYC and AML)
    • Prepare for the Prosus audits
    • Maintaining the Global Compliance Sharepoint and Workplace site
    • Manage PayU risk controls tool e-Risk from a compliance perspective
    • Actively collaborate with stakeholders like risk operations, sales, payment partnerships, product and global compliance colleagues
    • Train and guide PayU colleagues on Compliance & Ethics matters.


    • University degree in compliance, criminology, law, finance or business
    • At least 5-7 years of experience in a similar role in a (global) business environment in the financial services industry
    • Preferably CAMS certified
    • Strong knowledge of global supervision laws around AML, sanctions, anti-bribery and anti-corruption such as OFAC rules, EU, FATF recommendations etc.
    • Risk management experience is a strong plus
    • Knowledge of the payment or financial services industries is a strong plus. Knowledge of card scheme rules is preferred
    • Project management skills are a strong plus
    • Interest in e-Commerce and/or online transfers or transactions

    Behavioural Skills

    • Energetic & Positive attitude
    • Power of persuasion – Strong stakeholder management skills (internal & external)
    • Ability to handle stressful situations and manage competing priorities
    • Analytical skills and consistent attention to details / accuracy
    • Reliable and flexible, willing to go the extra mile to get a job done, highly motivated
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.

    So what do we offer?

    • A Competitive salary, including benefits
    • Modern offices with individual working spaces
    • Exceptional projects
    • Awesome teams that love finding ways of making things better, faster, stronger
    • Interesting growth prospects

    About us:
    At PayU, we are a global fintech investor and our vision is to build a world without financial borders where everyone can prosper. We give people in high-growth markets the financial services and products they need to thrive. Our expertise in 18 high-growth markets enables us to extend the reach of financial services. This drives everything we do, from investing in technology entrepreneurs, to offering credit to underserved individuals, to helping merchants buy, sell and operate online. Being part of Prosus, one of the largest technology investors in the world, gives us the presence and expertise to make a real impact. Find out more

    Our Commitment To Building A Diverse And Inclusive Workforce
    As a global and multi-cultural organization with varied ethnicities thriving across locations, we realize that our responsibility towards fulfilling the D&I commitment is huge. Therefore, we continuously strive to create a diverse, inclusive and safe environment, for all of our people, communities and customers. Our leaders are committed to create an inclusive work culture which enables transparency, flexibility and unbiased attention to each and every PayUneer so they can succeed, irrespective of gender, color or personal faith. An environment where every person feels they belong, that they are listened to, and where they are empowered to speak up. At PayU we have zero tolerance towards any form of prejudice whether a specific race, ethnicity, or of persons with disabilities or the LGBTQ communities.
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