Compliance Officer

Compliance Officer

Job Description

Make more of your expert knowledge of financial services regulatory compliance in this highly visible role with SAMCo our dynamic, global in-house asset management company.

Where you fit in

You’ll join Shell Asset Management Company B.V. (SAMCo), the in-house asset manager for Shell’s pension funds and insurance companies, operating under a Dutch AIFM licence including MiFIDII services. It’s a dynamic, global environment with clients in seven different countries and more than 160 professionals. SAMCo is licensed as a fund manager and provides portfolio services. Continuous change in the financial markets and in financial regulations make this a professionally challenging place to work – regulations and Compliance are at the very top of our agenda.

SAMCo invests in fixed income, equities, and alternative investments categories (such as private equity funds and other investment funds) for clients, all over the world. On behalf of its clients, SAMCo also deals in various kinds of swaps and derivatives, repos, securities lending etc. Specific parts of the activities are also outsourced to external managers.

As part of our Legal & Compliance department, you’ll work alongside five legal counsels and an Assistant Compliance Officer to provide timely, cost-effective, high quality legal and compliance advice on the investments made on behalf of SAMCo’s clients; the investment management agreements with SAMCo’s clients and third-party managers; and the regulatory environment SAMCo and its clients are operating in.

What’s the role?

This is a visible and vital role in SAMCo, with great opportunities to work independently and plenty of exposure. We’ll entrust you with full responsibility for SAMCo’s Compliance & Regulatory framework. You’ll provide respected advice and support on anything from SAMCo’s status as a financial regulated entity, on its pension fund and insurance clients and on the investments made on their behalf.

Our decision-makers will rely on you to present Compliance & Regulatory risks clearly and to translate legislation into policy, both at an organisational and personal level. The bonds you build will be crucial – whether that’s coaching your Assistant, delivering training to the wider business, cultivating effective links with members of the Shell Ethics and Compliance Office community or liaising with regulatory bodies.

Country of Work Location

City, State (if applicable)

Work Location 
Rijswijk - Churchilllaan

Company Description

Shell Asset Management Company B.V. (SAMCo) is the dedicated in-house asset manager for the Royal Dutch Shell plc group, sponsored pension funds and insurance companies and currently manages around USD 85 billion of assets for its clients.
SAMCo is supervised by the Authority for the Financial Markets and the Dutch Central Bank.
The company is internationally oriented with clients in 10 different countries and approximately 160 employees. SAMCo’s objective is to provide high quality and cost effective investment advice and asset management services to its clients.

On behalf of its clients, SAMCo invests in fixed income, equities, and alternative investment categories such as private equity funds, real estate funds and other investment funds, all over the world.
Continuous change in financial markets and regulation as well as the diversity of SAMCo’s clients and the products they invest in, make it a professionally challenging environment to work in. By joining SAMCo you will benefit from a high quality professional work environment that will help to propel your career.


What we need from you

You’re either a graduate with relevant legal and compliance qualifications (e.g. NCI certified) or, over time, you’ve acquired equivalent professional experience.

We’re keen to hear from men and women with deep understanding of current Dutch and international regulatory developments and expert knowledge of financial services legislation in relation to asset management and pension funds. Experience with the main financial laws and regulations (Dutch Financial Supervision Act (Wft), MiFID II, EMIR, MAD/MAR, AIFMD) is a must.

Beyond that, your CV should include as many of the following as possible:

  • Experience in risk management and implementing compliance culture, systems and controls.
  • A proven ability to clearly explain and present regulatory compliance risks to senior management.
  • Resilience and strength of character; you’ll need to be confident challenging and influencing senior leaders.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in Dutch and English.
  • Success in cultivating positive working partnerships with clients and stakeholders.

Our values 

Shell is a company with shared values. Honesty, integrity, and respect aren't simply a strapline: they are a part of everything we do. What's more, Shell is an equal opportunities company, and we place the highest possible value on the diversity of our people and our inclusive approach.

Join us and you’ll belong to a world where you can feel pride in your achievements and propel your career with global opportunities

Women’s perspective

We care deeply about fostering a truly diverse workplace. We believe in doing everything we can to make Shell as flexible, appealing and supportive a place for women to work as possible. And we've retained our title as a top employer for women in the Times again in 2017.

We help with things like our formal (and informal) flexible working. Like our global and transparent pay policies backed by a leadership team fully supportive of our diversity ambitions. And we'll help foster your career through our Women's Career Development programme and our extensive Women's Network.

People with an impairment

At Shell, we're all about top talent. End of story. We want to encourage those of you who may face an impairment to regard Shell as a place where you'll be fully supported to grow and develop your career. It's as simple as that.

If you'd like to apply, just let us know about your circumstances. We can support you throughout the process. From application, to interview, to your first day of a rewarding career with us.

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