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Senior Compliance Officer, Central Compliance Monitoring

Warszawa, PL, 02-460 Gdynia, PL, 81-537 Tallinn, EE, 11415 Łódź, PL, 93-281

Job ID: 4455 


We are now looking for a new team member, a Senior Compliance Officer to join the Compliance Testing and Monitoring team in Group Compliance and contribute to the different tasks within the oversight framework.


In Compliance Testing and Monitoring we are enabling the Nordea Bank Board of Directors and senior management to manage their accountabilities for compliance risks by providing verified assessments of risk mitigating actions and controls in place. Our activities also enable management’s fact based decision making on compliance risks. In addition we give support, advice and training on monitoring to our colleagues in different business area compliance units.


About this opportunity


As Senior Compliance Officer in our team, you will be offered an interesting role with a variety of tasks. Primarily you will be involved in testing and monitoring risk management activities focusing on key regulatory compliance areas, such as conduct related to market integrity, customer outcomes, financial advice, financial crime, data privacy, etc. As a Senior Compliance officer in Central Compliance Monitoring you will participate in monitoring activities both as a team member and a team lead, taking responsibility for the overall planning, execution, delivery and quality of testing and monitoring activities.


Examples or your tasks are:


  • Leading and delivering monitoring activities by assessing the risk management practices within a particular area of focus across various business areas and functions within the Nordea Group.
  • Providing leadership and direction on the application of the monitoring methodology to junior team members.
  • Assessing the effectiveness of activities for managing compliance risk within the organisation, evaluating root causes and providing opinions on the overall risk management practices for  processes.  
  • Validating monitoring observations with key stakeholders ensuring factual accuracy.
  • Ensuring timely reporting of activities and updates in the Annual Testing and Monitoring Plan.
  • Quality assurance activities.  
  • Supporting other Compliance Officers in testing and monitoring related questions.
  • Updating the existing guidelines and instructions.
  • Take part in the development and support training on the testing and monitoring methodology.
  • Communication with different stakeholders.


You can be located in Poland or Estonia.


Who you are


Collaboration. Ownership. Passion. Courage. These are the values that guide us in being at our best – and that we imagine you share with us.

We believe that you have several years’ work experience, preferably from the financial sector. You also have experience within compliance, risk, or internal audit and you have in your previous positions worked with monitoring related processes.


When it comes to your personal competencies, you:


  • Have an experience in leading compliance monitoring/ testing activities across various business areas.
  • Have excellent communication skills, also in English language, and find it easy to build relationships at all levels.
  • Take initiative and ownership of your work and are comfortable working in an environment with many changes and tight deadlines.
  • Have a high degree of integrity and take responsibility for developing your own skills.
  • Are known for your analytical thinking and structured approach with attention to detail.
  • Are structured and able to prioritize your tasks.  
  • Have professional skills in Excel and SharePoint.
  • Experience with data visualisation is a plus. 


If this sounds like you, get in touch!


Next steps

Submit your application no later than 10/02/2022. For more information, you’re welcome to contact Monika Wolska

At Nordea, we know that an inclusive workplace is a sustainable workplace. We deeply believe that our diverse backgrounds, experiences, characteristics and traits make us better at serving customers and communities. So please come as you are.


Please be aware that any applications or CVs coming through email or direct messages will not be accepted or considered.



Department:  Legal / Compliance / Sourcing

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