Senior Compliance Officer

Warszawa, PL, 02-460 Łódź, PL, 93-281 Gdynia, PL, 81-537 Gdańsk, PL, 80-309

Job ID: 19575 

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 the 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.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Delivering testing and monitoring activities by assessing the risk management practices within a particular area of focus across various business areas and functions within the Nordea Group
  • 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
  • Communication with different stakeholders


The role is based in Warsaw, Łódź, Gdańsk or Gdynia.

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.

To succeed in this role, we believe that you:

  • Must have: excellent communication skills, also in English language, and find it easy to build relationships at all levels
  • Must have: ability to take initiative and ownership of your work, and be comfortable working in an environment with many changes and tight deadlines
  • Must have: excellent analytical skills and structured approach with attention to detail
  • Desirable: experience participating in compliance monitoring / testing or internal audit activities across various business areas
  • Desirable: have a good understanding of best practices related to control framework and risk management
  • Have a high degree of integrity and take responsibility for developing your own skills
  • 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 13/10/2023. 

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.

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