Global Head of Compliance

Salary

Competitive

Location

Jersey

The Suntera Global Group of Companies is a rapidly developing provider of private wealth, corporate and fund services to a global client base from seven international offices. Due to the planned expansion of our service offering and our commitment to providing best-in-class solutions, we are looking for an experienced and dedicated individual to lead our global compliance division. 

As Global Head of Compliance, you will be responsible for the group's compliance strategy and delivery of compliance through the effective management and coordination of our jurisdictional Heads of Compliance and the global compliance division. You will ensure the professional delivery of the group strategy in line with our risk appetite statement, through robust policies to meet international regulatory, compliance and financial crime risk and maintain a strong compliance culture throughout the organisation. You will also have the opportunity to:

  • Develop, implement and maintain an effective compliance framework across our international offices, to ensure a best-in-class and consistent approach to procedures including policy manuals, AML manuals and a comprehensive Compliance Monitoring Plan to ensure our processes are maintained and tested in accordance with international regulations;
  • Assess, develop and recommend amendments to internal systems, policies and procedures to facilitate compliance within the group framework;
  • Work closely with our jurisdictional Heads of Compliance to deliver on an effective Group Compliance Monitoring Plan, delegating and supervising the timely completion of tasks to ensure the applicable policies and procedures are implemented, embedded and adhered to effectively; and
  • Engage regularly with the Board and the Group Chief Risk Officer to provide advice and recommendations as well as regular written reports in respect of our compliance with international regulatory requirements.

You will be a Jersey Entitled resident with relevant professional qualifications recognised by international financial services regulators. The following attributes would also be advantageous: 

  • Experience in the trust and corporate services environment and ideally fund services, with strong knowledge of compliance and regulation, in particular AML and CFT legislation;
  • Excellent leadership skills, decision making capability and the proven ability to deliver on strategy and direct and motivate a team across multiple jursidictions;
  • Effective problem-solving skills with the ability to initiate and manage change;
  • Strong stakeholder management skills with the ability to effectively work with internal and external parties; 
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills with the ability to work under pressure and to guide others to meet deadlines and targets; and
  • Ability to travel to our other offices as required. 

This is an exciting opportunity to join an ambitious, international group and play a significant part in the development and delivery of a global compliance framework. You will be rewarded with a competitive salary, performance-related bonus and full training with the career opportunities commensurate with a growing team across multiple jurisdictions. 

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Our Jersey Office

Our offices are located on Castle Street in the heart of St Helier, close to a variety of shops and local amenities. We are also well known for our charitable contributions and annual parties, so it's not just the work you can get excited about.  

Key People

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Sharon De Mendonca

Global Head of HR 

Jersey

Lewis Buckley

Group Director and Managing Director of Jersey Office

Jersey

Ted Pepper

Group Director 

Isle of Man