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Legal & Compliance Manager (Amsterdam)


Overview:

We don’t simply hire employees. We invest in them. When you work at Chatham, we empower you — offering professional development opportunities to help you grow in your career, no matter if you've been here for five months or 15 years. Chatham has worked hard to create a distinct work environment that values people, teamwork, integrity, and client service. You will have immediate opportunities to partner with talented subject matter experts, work on complex projects, and contribute to the value Chatham delivers every day.

Chatham is an international advisory firm helping companies to identify and manage risks in financial markets. With offices in Europe, North America, Asia and Australia, we cover sectors such as private equity, real estate, and infrastructure. The Amsterdam team is located in the heart of the historic city and set up to service our clients throughout the EU.

Your Impact:

The Legal & Compliance Manager will be responsible for implementing, monitoring, and ensuring legal & compliance procedures, in accordance with applicable law and regulations, for our business in the EU and APAC. The manager will collaborate with our commercial team of advisors to ensure that our operations meet the requirements of supervisory authorities such as the Financial Markets Authority (AFM), the Dutch Central Bank (DNB) and regulators in other EEA countries, in particular related to our MiFID licenses. The manager will be assessing the adequacy and effectiveness of compliance and risk management measures, policies and procedures and prepare internal and external reporting. In addition, the manager will review and give input on legal contracts and documentation with clients and third parties. The manager will be a member of Chatham’s global legal and compliance team and will be available to contribute to Chatham’s global regulatory requirements.

In this role you will:

  • Develop, implement, and maintain compliance policies and procedures.
  • Ensure compliance with regulations regarding MiFID, Know Your Customer (KYC) and Anti-Money Laundering (AML)
  • Collaborate with the commercial team to integrate compliance requirements into business processes
  • Manage reporting obligation, both internally and with regulatory authorities and external auditors
  • Monitor changes in laws and regulations and inform management of potential impacts
  • Assess and review legal documentation and contracts

Contributors to your success:

  • Minimum of 5-10 years of experience in a compliance role within the financial sector, preferably in financial markets
  • Experience with NL supervisory authorities (AFM, DNB) and MiFID
  • Knowledge of international (EU) regulatory framework
  • Knowledge of APAC regulations applicable to Chatham’s business or a willingness and ability to learn
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills (incl English)
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Drive and teamwork to thrive in a dynamic environment
  • Strong personality, entrepreneurial and independent thinker

About Chatham Financial:

Chatham Financial is the largest independent financial risk management advisory and technology firm. A leader in debt and derivative solutions, Chatham provides clients with access to in-depth knowledge, innovative tools, and an incomparable team of over 700 employees to help mitigate risks associated with interest rate, foreign currency, and commodity exposures. Founded in 1991, Chatham serves more than 3,000 companies across a wide range of industries — handling over $750 billion in transaction volume annually and helping businesses maximize their value in the capital markets, every day. To learn more, visit chathamfinancial.com.

 

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