Amazon UK

Global Head of Assurance, Risk and Compliance Solutions

Recruiter
Amazon UK
Location
London, Greater London, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
03 Dec 2023
Closes
07 Dec 2023
Ref
2438492
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Approved employer
Experience level
Director
Come build the future with us!

At Amazon we expect no more and no less from you. Ever since Amazon opened its doors, our aim has been to become the most customer-centric company in the world. How? By having people like you who make sure that our customers can find everything that they are looking for online - at great value and convenience. Immerse yourself in an environment that is fast-paced, growing and continuously innovating to offer great opportunities for our customers and for you!

We are looking for a Global Head of Assurance to join our fast-growing Risk and Compliance Solutions team and support our regulated payment, lending, consumer credit and insurance businesses. You lead the design, implementation, maintenance and optimization of the global second line independent testing frameworks of regulatory-related controls for our regulated entities. The Global Head of Assurance owns the roadmap and strategy of the compliance monitoring program and the overall implementation, to ensure regulatory-related controls are adherent to applicable legislations, and communicate the status of the internal control environment, highlighting potential regulatory risk exposures and the path to reduce these risks.

The successful candidate is an ambitious self-starter, with a proven capability to work independently and as part of a team, has strong analytical and organizational skills, and a sound knowledge of relevant Assurance or Audit practices.

Key job responsibilities

The successful candidate should have strong business and communication skills, able to influence senior stakeholders using data-driven and actionable insights. The successful candidate will also:

• Influence the control setup, design and risk reduction strategies when operating effectiveness is not optimal and advise senior Business and Tech leadership and board members on recommended steps to be taken which directly impacts the regulatory risk exposure.

• Manage complexity and ambiguity, working across jurisdictions and compliance disciplines requires an in-depth understanding of the business and being agile to adapt quickly in response to any regulatory headwind.

• Operates in complete independence and is responsible for strategizing a 3-year vision plan and delivering a strategy to design and define the capabilities.

• Creation and ongoing management of the Global Assurance Framework, Compliance Risk Assessment and Compliance monitoring plans for each regulated entity across Financial, Technology, InfoSec, Financial Crime and Consumer protection requirements. • Accurate interpretation of regulatory requirements through the review of regulations, laws and guidance.

• Accurate translation of regulatory requirements into control outcomes.

• Oversight the creation of test plans by team to review the satisfactory operating effectiveness of these controls for both 1st and 2nd line of defense programs.

A day in the life

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

London, GBR

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

• Have at least 8 years' experience in compliance and/or risk management;

• 6+ years of experience in banking, payments or e-commerce companies including retail payments, consumer credit, lending and insurance within a second or third line of defense function;

• Experience advising, supervising, interpreting and communicating complex regulations to a diverse audience;

• Experience managing large scale projects with a track record of scaling large teams;

• Prior Knowledge or experience in financial crime, terrorism regulations and consumer protection regulations;

• Familiarity with digital payments, new payment methods, safeguarding and settlement mechanisms;

• Certification in Internal Audit Risk Management, Governance and Financial Crime such as such as FRM, PMI-RMP, CAMS etc.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

• Prior experience auditing payments, e-commerce, consumer credit, lending and insurance businesses within the EMEA financial services sector;

• Prior Knowledge or experience in financial crime, terrorism regulations and consumer protection regulations;

• Familiarity with digital payments, new payment methods, safeguarding and settlement mechanisms;

• Certification in Internal Audit Risk Management, Governance and Financial Crime such as such as FRM, PMI-RMP, CAMS etc.

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