Projectmanager Design Expertise (Detecting Financial Crime)

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Financial Crime prevention within a leading Dutch bank

The Netherlands is both a state with a high quality institutions and with a high exposure to financial crime including the laundering of proceeds of drugs production and trafficking. ABN AMRO places great importance on our role as gatekeeper of the security and stability of Dutch financial system and of our clients.

Our department, Detecting Financial Crime (DFC) Innovation and Design, is central to ABN AMRO’s efforts to protect the financial system from criminals and their illicit funds. We design ABN AMRO’s detection and defence mechanisms using the latest field knowledge, state-of-the-art theories and innovations, forge inter-bank and in public-private partnerships, and ideate and innovate on a continuous basis.

You'll be part of a team with members from a wide range of academic and professional backgrounds (such as law, economics, financial engineering and sales). We look for those who possess sound judgment, curiosity, and are able to adapt to a changing regulatory landscape.

Responsibilities and Qualifications

You will work within DFC Innovation & Design (I&D) Design Expertise with a primary focus on integrity risk management of our natural person and business clients. Based in Amsterdam, the position requires regulatory expertise and solid project management skills to assist the business take stock, understand and manage non-financial risks and comply with applicable regulations. You will be involved with initiatives of varying complexity, work on multiple tasks while maintaining attention to detail and you will need to satisfy high priority and time-sensitive deliverables on a day-to-day basis. In addition to working collaboratively with fellow team members of DFC I&D, you will regularly interact with business, compliance and data science professionals and with other ABN AMRO departments, including Legal, Audit, Operations, Technology from the Dutch main bank, the foreign branches and the subsidiaries.

Your Responsibilities
• Supporting the business effectively and efficiently manage their non-financial risks;
• Collaborating closely with the relevant (internal and external) stakeholders to optimise the management of non-financial risks and the development of enhanced mitigants;
• Planning, organising, and facilitating the completion of RBA, backtesting and lookback cycles, whilst ensuring these exercises are completed on-time, within scope and regulatory expectations;
• Driving the effective development and implementation of new or enhanced mitigants;
• Supporting knowledge sharing and innovation (within ABN AMRO, inter-bank and through public-private partnerships)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Candidate is versed in Dutch AML/ CFT & Sanctions regulations (e.g., WWFT), EU anti-financial crime regulations (e.g., PSD2, AMLD5, DAC6, EBA Guidelines), supranational standards against money laundering and terrorism financing (e.g., FATF Recommendations);
  • Is able to set-up, coordinate and manage large scale projects with diverse stakeholders;
  • Detail-oriented and able to produce quality work product, even when working under tight time frames;
  • Able to effectively summarize, communicate and defend positions;
  • A critical thinker who is willing to challenge the status quo;
  • Possess strong analytical, organizational, researching and fact-gathering skills;
  • A proactive team player, who enjoys working collaboratively;
  • A quick learner who can adapt well to a fluid regulatory and business environment;
  • Possess the ability to multi-task and adapt to new situations and a dynamic work environment;
  • Works well under pressure and have a positive, hands-on, “can do” attitude;
  • Be creative, with the ability to devise and implement innovative solutions.
  • Academic degree required with a strong data analytical component (such as Data Science, Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Econometrics);
  • 7+ years of experience with complex project management assignments (certification in Agile and/or Project Management (PMI, IPMA, PRINCE2) is preferred);
  • Strong team player with an ability to work independently in a collaborative and fast-paced environment;
  • Fast learner, ability to navigate the organization and get up to speed quickly on key topics;
  • Ability to forge trusted partnerships and to create buy-in with internal stakeholders at all levels;
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written) and relationship building abilities;
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office tools: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint;
  • Fluent in English.
We offer

You will be part of dynamic and innovative work environment and you help build it further. We offer you the freedom to collaborate with enthusiastic colleagues, to work flexibly and to continuously develop yourself. The DFC Academy offers many trainings and courses to this end.


Apply directly. For more information contact Andy van der Weide ( or Hanna Deleanu ( We look forward to working together!

Equal opportunities for all

The success of our organisation depends on the quality of our people and the ideas that they have. Truly surprising insights and innovative solutions for our clients result from an interplay of cultures, knowledge and experience. Diversity is therefore extremely important to our organisation. To ensure that everyone at ABN AMRO can develop their talents, we encourage an inclusive culture in which all colleagues feel engaged and appreciated.

Disclaimer external recruitment agencies

External recruitment agencies need to have a signed agreement with ABN AMRO BANK N.V., executed by a Talent Acquisition Specialist, when submitting a resume to a vacancy. In addition, a recruitment agency can only submit a resume when invited by a Talent Acquisition Specialist to join the search for a right candidate. All unsolicited resumes sent to us will be considered property of ABN AMRO BANK N.V. In this case, ABN AMRO will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.

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