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Head of Compliance

Amsterdam, NL, 1017 BV

Purpose of the Job

At InsingerGilissen Private Bank we are looking for Head of Compliance to reinforce our team. 

Are you looking for a new challenge in a determined and growing environment? Then InsingerGilissen is looking for you!

Key Accountabilities


  • To improve and structure the current Compliance function so that it is focused on supporting the business to grow in a compliant environment. Assure the strength of knowledge within Financial Crime and Regulatory Compliance in order to manage the standards of quintet Group and meet local regulatory standards.  
  • Capable to take decisions in line with the regulatory environment but more importantly being able to interpret the risk of compliance and make risk-based decision based on regulatory interpretation. 
  • Manage an effective team to always support the business maintaining a focused and motivated team of experts. 
  • Manage at senior levels of the organisation and having courage to raise issues to the Group 
  • Work effectively with Group Compliance and contribute to the success of the compliance function. implement the groups Compliance strategy in the Country adjusting to local regulation.  
  • Build the country compliance plane for the local country and have local and group approval  
  • Assure the client conduct is in line with regulatory expectation in line with MIFID  
  • Assure Suitability and appropriateness  
  • Be part of the Product approval committee  
  • Assure that compliance tools are fit for purpose and make recommendations when required. 

Knowledge and Experience


  • At least 10 years of experience in managing a country compliance function.  deep understanding of Compliance in the Netherlands and other applicable Rules and Regulations as a discipline within a wealth management or other business lines. and the subsequent benefits from such implementation.  
  • Motivates/inspires the team and its members to perform and add value to the team and to the broader firm 
  • Confident and comfortable communicating with teams and individuals across all hierarchical levels e.g., Team members, Directors, Board.  
  • Experience of having worked in both large and small institutions and comfortable in working with little supervision and taking ownership and responsibility, within a smaller organisation.

Attributes and Qualities


  • High ethical value system
  • Attention to detail and mission 
  • Strong delivery and organisational skills

Technical Skills


  • Strong levels of technical experience of the application of regulation to the business model in all states of evolution. 
  • Ability to problem solve and ensure consistent oversight to a standard of positive assurance.

Languages Skills


Dutch and English are required.