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100% Business Risk Manager Business Area International (Central & Eastern Europe, Latin America, Middle East & Africa and Asia) limited until 30.04.2022

LGT is the world’s largest family-owned and managed Private Banking and Asset Management Group. For more than 80 years it has been fully owned and managed by the Princely House of Liechtenstein, which is also one of our biggest clients.
With around 600 employees, LGT Bank Switzerland has established itself as a renowned Swiss private bank and is an excellent address for both wealthy private clients and employees - this was also confirmed last year by the independent institute "Great Place To Work", which awarded LGT Bank Switzerland the title of one of the best employers in Switzerland.

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In this position, you will be the first point of contact for the Relationship Managers for all kinds of due diligence and AML related queries for client prospecting, onboarding and lifecycle management. As the first line of defense, you will be responsible for identification of money laundering related, reputational and other business risks and actively propose controls and measures for their mitigation. You will prepare client risk assessment reports for account openings and conduct reviews for existing client. You will enable and facilitate clear and constructive communication between Relationship Managers and Compliance.


For this job, you should have several years of experience as Business Risk Officer (first line of defense) or Compliance Officer in the business areas Central & Eastern Europe and/or Middle East and Africa in another Swiss Bank. You have successfully completed a higher education such as a Master degree in law or economics, a Due Diligence (Compliance) certification and/or a Sanction diploma. You have extensive knowledge of the above mentioned markets, a sound understanding of regulatory environment and experience in investigations. You are reliable, responsible, risk aware, you have an analytical mindset, good communication skills and a conscientious working style. You are team oriented, flexible and able to work under pressure. You are fluent in English and have good language skills in Russian and/or Arabic.

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For further information please do not hesitate to contact us.

Karin Wild-Birchler
LGT Bank (Schweiz) AG
Human Resources


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Karin Wild-Birchler

Karin Wild-Birchler

HR Business Partner
LGT Bank (Switzerland) Ltd.
+41 44 250 79 90