Our client is an international commercial bank under Dutch law offering a full range of both corporate and consumer banking services and products, including internet banking. It’s the organization’s ambition to be the international bank of choice in the niche markets in which it operates, a trusted partner for customers, a valuable investment for shareholders, a preferred employer for its staff, and a good corporate citizen for society. In order to lead the Compliance & Legal team and to further professionalize the Compliance function for the entire organization, we are seeking to recruit a
Head of Compliance & Legal
strategic role with management responsibility
You are responsible for all regulatory, compliance and legal affairs within the organization. You manage a team of four compliance professionals in the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany. Together with the team, your main focus will be to bring the Compliance function to the next level. Hereto you will act as a trusted, strategic advisor and sparring partner for the management board and you will be a first point of contact towards regulators.


  • 10 or more years working experience
  • of which several years in a Compliance role within the financial sector
  • knowledge of European and Dutch (financial) regulation
  • organized, diplomatic personality with excellent communication skills
  • fluent in Dutch and English, written and spoken


  • key position reporting directly to the Managing Director and advising country management
  • unique possibility to further improve the Compliance function
  • a truly international environment focusing on sustainable relationships
  • lead and inspire a team of compliance professionals
  • the possibility to work parttime