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Senior FEC Sanctions Analyst

Posted 18 Jul 2024
Work experience
3 to 5 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required languages
English (Fluent)
Dutch (Fluent)

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As a Senior FEC Sanctions Analyst at Rabobank, your primary responsibility is to safeguard the bank and its customers by meticulously assessing and mitigating Economic Sanctions risks within client files. You’ll follow internal procedures and adhere to regulatory obligations, all while aligning with the bank’s Risk Appetite. You and your job In this critical role, you’ll handle the most complex cases, specifically focusing on bank customers with medium and/or high sanction risks. Your expertise will be instrumental in managing risks related to economic and financial sanctions. As the gatekeeper for Rabobank, you play a pivotal part in ensuring compliance. Top responsibilities As a Senior, your responsibilities extend beyond the ordinary. You will take on a leadership role within the department, making independent decisions and leading projects. You will coach colleagues, provide feedback, navigate difficult customer conversations, propose improvement initiatives, and step in for the teamlead when needed. You serve as a crucial link between our customers, less experienced analysts, other expertise teams, and the bank. This role continually challenges you to enhance both yourself and your team. You will leverage your knowledge and experience to achieve the goals of the Economic Sanctions Monitoring (ESM) department. Practical Examples: Coaching colleagues on specialist field knowledge and competencies. Ensuring analysts feel secure while maintaining the quality standards of ESM (both quantitatively and qualitatively). Improving customer outcomes and enhancing their experience. Actively seeking opportunities for improvement within ESM. Facts & Figures: 36 hours per week 43,822 Rabobank colleagues around the world The Economic Sanctions Monitoring team comprises approximately 320 colleagues Top responsibilities: Representing ESM at high-level meetings: You’ll serve as the face of the Economic Sanctions Monitoring (ESM) team during important meetings. Your contributions will enhance timelines and elevate the quality of investigations, ultimately leading to improved customer outcomes and a positive employee experience. Single Point of Contact (SPOC) in the teamlead's absence: When the teamlead is unavailable, you’ll step into the SPOC role. This means being the go-to person for critical decisions and ensuring seamless communication within the team. Handling complex sanctions investigations and advising less experienced analysts: As a Senior analyst, you’ll tackle the most intricate sanctions cases. Additionally, you’ll provide guidance and support to less experienced colleagues, helping them navigate their own investigations effectively. Creating a safe team environment: Fostering a safe and collaborative atmosphere within the team is essential. You’ll promote open communication, encourage knowledge sharing, and ensure that everyone feels valued and respected. Leading projects and driving improvements: Take the initiative to lead projects aimed at enhancing processes, efficiency, and overall team performance. Your proactive approach will contribute to continuous improvement. Foster an open team dialogue where ideas are freely exchanged, and innovative solutions are explored. Together we achieve more than alone We believe in the power of difference. Bringing together people's differences is what makes us an even better bank. So we are very curious about what you can bring to our team at Economic Sanctions Monitoring. The staff members of ESM all work together to make an important contribution to keeping our financial system health. Working together is the way we work; as one determined team at Rabobank. Talking of Rabobank: We are a Dutch bank that operates in 38 countries for over 9,500,000 customers. Together with these customers, our members and partners we stand side by side to create a world in which everyone has access to enough healthy food. In the Netherlands we work to create a country in which people are happy with how they live, work and do business. You and your talent A completed degree (HBO or university); 3 years’ experience as an Anti-Financial Crime analyst or similar; Concrete substantive Anti-Financial Crime Knowledge and experience, in-depth knowledge of primary banking processes and systems; Concrete advanced knowledge of sanctions regulations, policies and procedures; An accredited counter reader for complex sanctions files or similar is preferable; Strong analytical skills and innovative thinking; Comfortable working in a dynamic environment; Proficient in both spoken and written Dutch and English; Encouraging others and stimulating cooperation; Excellent communication skills and networking ability; Ability to anticipate and adapt quickly to change. This is what we offer you Up to € 6,130.64 gross per month (scale 9). In addition, a thirteenth month's salary and 8% holiday allowance. An extra budget of 11% of your gross salary to be used at your discretion. Buy extra holiday hours, add more to your pension savings or ask for part of the extra budget to be paid out. A combination of working from home and at the office. A personal development budget of €1.400, - with many career opportunities within FEC. This is a selection of the terms of employment for a Senior FEC Sanctions Analyst, on a 36-hour working week. You can find all terms of employment on You and the job application process Any questions about the job content? Contact: Cas Hesemans, Teamlead Economic Sanctions Monitoring via Any questions about working at Rabobank and the process? Milou Stoop, Recruiter FEC via We will hold the interviews through a video call or at the office. You can find answers to the most frequently asked questions on A security check is part of the process. We respect your privacy.

Rabobank is a cooperative bank with a mission. Together with our stakeholders, we have been dedicated to creating a future-proof society and tackling major societal challenges for 125 years. In the Netherlands, we serve retail and corporate clients; globally we focus on the food and agriculture sector. Our starting point is: together we can achieve more than we could individually.

Finance & Banking
Active in 37 countries
43,000 employees
70% men - 30% women
Average age is 31 years