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Compliance Officer FEC & MLRO – APG AM - Amsterdam

APG Amsterdam

Compliance Officer – FEC & MLRO

Do you have the drive to play crucial role in advising and supporting APG Asset Management in managing their global Financial Economic Crime risks? And, at the same time, preparing ourselves and the business for a more digitalized way of working? Then you are the one we are looking for!

APG Asset Management (AM) is fully dedicated to fulfill the benefits of its ~5 million participants and their pension funds. With a compelling balanced investment mix, APG ensures good and affordable pensions with an optimal return and growth of pension assets. Environmental and social aspects as well as governance principles are key factors in all these investment decisions.

Compliance supports and facilitates APG AM in doing the right things, the right way and with integrity. Helping APG AM to realize its strategic objectives and safeguarding the assets of their clients; and ensuring the future income of their participants. The role of Compliance is focused on regulatory services, regulator liaison office and compliance risk management. Thereby enhancing the global compliance programme with the focus on governance & organisation, risk management and digitalisation.

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The Compliance department (9FTE) is moving towards anticipating and sharing knowledge pro-actively. Within the Compliance department the Senior Advisors are responsible for optimizing collaboration with colleagues within the first line (Account Managers). Placing responsibilities in the organization itself and involve (internal) specialists in a timely manner, as Compliance Specialist Financial Economic Crime & MLRO you work with the full Compliance team in supporting the business in managing its Financial Economic Crime risks and complying with the Financial Economic Crime Policy. The Financial Economic Crime risks are being referred to as: Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing, Sanctions breaches, External Fraud, Corruption, Bribery and Customer Tax integrity.

The Compliance Specialist Financial Economic Crime & MLRO  will have a leading role in sharing knowledge and supporting the Account Managers and Monitoring Specialist in this specific field of expertise.


You believe that integrity is the basis for the realization of the targets of APG AM, its clients, and their participants. You have spent the majority of your career in compliance risk management in the financial services industry and in particular in the area of Financial Economic Crime.

You have experienced working within multidisciplinary teams; you stimulate transparent cooperation and ensure adequate checks and balances to prevent abuses and incidents.

You have an academic degree; recognized compliance risk management accreditation desirable (preferable ACAMS). You have affinity with financial instruments and investments.

You are a professional who has the ability to work independently. You know how to set priorities in a demanding work environment keeping goal focused and delivering the highest standards and strive to continuous improvement in your profession.

You are a challenging partner with countervailing power. Your indebt knowledge provides you with arguments with which you can convince – always looking at best option for the participants.

You are analytically strong, have an independent and critical view, but are also able to put daily practice into perspective, in order to create support.

You are curious and flexible always looking for improvement and innovation in a commercial and result-orientated environment. Organizational sensitivity, pro-activity can-do mentality and persuasiveness, enables you to manage and deliver expectations.

Your communication skills gives you the ability to interact with your colleague within the Compliance department as well as with colleagues of other departments.

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