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Compliance Advisor NL&A

Imagine you can make a difference as a Compliance Advisor within Compliance Wholesale & Rural knowledge of the relevant regulations and the Wholesale business. As Compliance Advisor you can make a difference by guiding and challenging the Structure Lending Business Lines (“the business”) in their responsibilities and manage compliance risks for the region.

Making a difference

  • The Wholesale activities can be complex and demanding and you will have a broad range of responsibilities working with the business to mitigate compliance risk, help maintain and develop a strong compliance culture and manage/implement regulatory reform.

  • Your scope of the business relates to Structured Lending which includes Value Chain Finance (VCF), Trade & Commodity Finance (TCF) and Project Finance (PF).

  • All three business lines are, next to the European activities, globally managed. After the merge, your focus will be on the Europe & Africa activities.

  • Support and challenge the business in taking responsibility to become and remain compliant with regards to the external and internal rules and regulations.

  • Acting as 1st point of contact towards the business advising on various compliance risk themes, and if needed consult with theme experts within Compliance and other relevant stakeholders.

  • Provide timely and effective compliance advice in relation to the daily operations of the business, including clients and their respective transactions.

  • Actively participate and challenge the business in (SIRA) risk assessments.

  • Initiate, develop and provide awareness training on the various themes to the business and facilitate change.

  • The role requires a proactive and hands-on approach with a strong communication skill and focus on adherence to internal policies and external regulations.

With each other
Collaboration is at the heart of everything we do. Rabobank Wholesale (WR) Europe and Africa serves the largest companies (> EUR 250mln turnover) in the Region. We have the ambition to be a leading customer focused Wholesale bank in the Netherlands across all sectors and contribute to our global leadership in Food & Agri banking in Europe and Africa.

Our WR Compliance Region NL & Africa-team brings talented people together dedicated to the oversight, promotion, monitoring and safeguarding of Rabobank’s adherence to the compliance requirements dictated by external and internal rules and regulations. The team’s specific focus is on all wholesale business lines within the region.

With you

Customer focus, Personal development, Empowerment, Result driven are clearly essential competences / characteristics for the role of Compliance Advisor NL & Africa. In addition, it's important that you recognise yourself in the points below:

  • Academic background preferably in Finance, Economics, Law or Business Administration.

  • At least 3-5 years of experience in a Financial Institution (preferably within a wholesale banking environment) or Financial Authority or as consultant.

  • Preferably working experience in and/or affinity with the respective business lines and/or international wholesale banking.

  • Preferably experience with advising on Financial Economic Crime related topics.

  • Able to provide the business pro-actively with clear advice and able to act as sparring partner.

  • Knowledge of or familiarity with relevant (international) financial rules and regulations and affinity with compliance / risk management and integrity issues.

  • Combines analytic and professional judgement skills with tact and organization sensitivity.

  • Able to multitask on several assignments at the same time.


Would you like to become the ideal version of yourself? We would love to help you achieve this by focusing firmly on your growth, development, and investing in an environment where you keep learning every day. We give you the space to innovate and initiate. In this way, we offer you numerous opportunities to grow and help you exceed your expectations, to do the right thing exceptionally well, and to therefore grow as a professional. In addition, with us (on the basis of a 36-hour working week), you can also expect:

  • the position is scaled in function group 10.

  • a thirteenth month and holiday pay.

  • an Employee Benefit Budget (10 % of your monthly salary). You decide how to spend this budget. This may include purchasing extra leave days, making extra pension contributions or even receiving a monthly cash payout.

  • a personal budget you can spend on activities related to your personal development and career.

  • flexible working times and location-independent working is negotiable.

  • 100 % reimbursement of commuting costs if you travel by public transport! Do you still prefer to travel by car or motorbike? Then choose a commuting allowance.

  • a pension scheme, to which your contribution is only 5%.

Let's meet.
Are you the person we're looking for? Are you ready to join Rabobank as a Compliance Advisor NL & Africa, later this year to be merged into Europe & Africa, and to make a difference to yourself, our customers and to society? We look forward to receiving your application for this vacancy in Utrecht.

Good to know:

  • Apply via the button “Apply now”.

  • Linda van Gogh, Recruiter, would be happy to answer any questions about the application procedure via Linda.van.Gogh@rabobank.nl.

  • We want to use your talent in the broadest sense and would like to look at your response more broadly than this vacancy. Your profile will be included in the Sourcing Board Compliance. If you object to this, you can indicate this by e-mail at Legal.Compliance@rabobank.nl.

  • The application process includes screening. Based on the screening procedures in place at Rabobank, we assess whether new staff are reliable enough to work at Rabobank.

  • When applying on this position, you will be considered for various positions within the Compliance department, depending on your work experience, personal competences and educational background.

  • Everyone is different, and it is exactly those differences that help us become an even better bank. That's why we want to know who you really are!

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