Finance and Economics Legal Management & Business Others
3 - 5 Years
Make more of your expert knowledge of financial services regulatory compliance in this highly visible role with SAMCo our dynamic, global in-house asset management company.
Where you fit in
You’ll join Shell Asset Management Company B.V. (SAMCo), the in-house asset manager for Shell’s pension funds and insurance companies, operating under a Dutch AIFM licence including MiFIDII services. It’s a dynamic, global environment with clients in seven different countries and more than 160 professionals. SAMCo is licensed as a fund manager and provides portfolio services. Continuous change in the financial markets and in financial regulations make this a professionally challenging place to work – regulations and Compliance are at the very top of our agenda.
SAMCo invests in fixed income, equities, and alternative investments categories (such as private equity funds and other investment funds) for clients, all over the world. On behalf of its clients, SAMCo also deals in various kinds of swaps and derivatives, repos, securities lending etc. Specific parts of the activities are also outsourced to external managers.
As part of our Legal & Compliance department, you’ll work alongside five legal counsels, and an Assistant Compliance Officer to provide timely, cost-effective, high quality legal and compliance advice on the investments made on behalf of SAMCo’s clients; the investment management agreements with SAMCo’s clients and third-party managers; and the regulatory environment SAMCo and its clients are operating in.
What’s the role?
This is a visible and vital role in SAMCo, with great opportunities to work independently and plenty of exposure. We’ll entrust you with full responsibility for SAMCo’s Compliance & Regulatory framework. You’ll provide respected advice and support on anything from SAMCo’s status as a financial regulated entity, on its pension fund and insurance clients and on the investments made on their behalf.
Our decision-makers will rely on you to present Compliance & Regulatory risks clearly and to translate legislation into policy, both at an organisational and personal level. The bonds you build will be crucial – whether that’s coaching your Assistant, delivering training to the wider business, cultivating effective links with members of the Shell Ethics and Compliance Office community or liaising with regulatory bodies.
What we need from you
You’re either an experienced compliance officer with relevant legal and compliance qualifications (e.g. NCI certified) or, over time, you’ve acquired equivalent professional experience.
We’re keen to hear from men and women with deep understanding of current Dutch and international regulatory developments and expert knowledge of financial services legislation in relation to asset management and pension funds. Experience with the main financial laws and regulations (Dutch Financial Supervision Act (Wft), MiFID II, EMIR, MAD/MAR, AIFMD) is a must
Beyond that, your CV should include as many of the following as possible:
Experience in risk management and implementing and monitoring of compliance culture, systems and controls.
A proven ability to clearly explain and present regulatory compliance risks to senior management.
Resilience and strength of character; you’ll need to be confident challenging and influencing senior leaders.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in Dutch and English.
Success in cultivating positive working partnerships with clients and stakeholders.
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