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Country Compliance Officer

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Country Compliance Officer 

The successful candidate will have strong technical knowledge of compliance regulations and requirements, through 15 years of experience within a highly complex, global financial institution, regulator or related industry participant.  Specifically, the successful candidate will have:

  • Credibility as a subject matter expert and experience of dealing with issues that have a high impact at all levels of the organization;
  • Experience of working with key country level regulators and industry associations;
  • Knowledge of local regulatory requirements and obligations and the ability to identify emerging compliance issues and themes;
  • An ability to influence senior business leaders on all compliance risk-related matters affecting the business.  The individual should have the ability to independently challenge, when needed, while at the same time being supportive and solution-based and not being perceived as obstructive;
  • An ability to be “hands on” and “in the trenches” with the direct team, while also bringing a sense of strategic vision and a global sensibility to the function;
  • Ability to navigate and negotiate through conflicting demands to maintain focus on priority objectives while ensuring key stakeholders’ needs are met;
  • Strong team leadership, communication, interpersonal and management skills, with a track record of leading through change and the ability to effectively communicate the strategic vision to various stakeholder groups;
  • Effective negotiation skills, a proactive and “no surprises” approach in communicating issues and strength in sustaining independent views. Strong presentation and relationship management and influencing skills are essential;
  • The ability to thrive and execute in a complex, highly matrixed, global environment;
  • Fluency in English language required and local language proficiency preferred;
Bachelor’s Degree highly preferred or relevant, equivalent experience. Preference for post graduate degree and/or recognized professional qualifications where applicable. Professional qualifications may include: CRMC or equivalent, CPA, ACA, CIA, CFA, ACAMS, etc.


PHP 2 M – 2.9M