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Chief Compliance Officer (m/f)

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HR Partner is pleased to assist its client, COWEN RE S.A. in their efforts to find a Chief Compliance Officer (m/f) About the company COWEN Re is a young and fast-growing commercial Reinsurance company located in Luxembourg City, recently rated by AMBEST after 6 years of existence. The company is part of an international financial group which employs over 1,300 staff. Cowen Re currently has about 15 people, however, to support its forecasted growth, the Company is looking to expand its team in its Compliance and internal Control department, one of the mandatory key functions of the insurance market and to strengthen its management team. Main mission Reporting to the “Dirigeant Agree”, the Chief Compliance Officer will lead the Compliance, legal and Internal Control Department. He or she ensures that Cowen Re’s business processes and governance framework adhere to all relevant legal and internal regulations and guidelines. Duties include the supervision of a Compliance Officer and an Internal Control & Quality Officer at minimum, the collaboration with the group compliance departments, the membership of the Compliance Committee and the direct access to the Board and/or the ultimate responsible of the compliance and internal audit key function within the company if the case request . Requirements for the position Background and technical skills: Master’s degree in law, finance, insurance or equivalent professional experience. 5-8 years proven experience in relevant departments (compliance and internal control) preferably in European non-life insurance market. An experience in the Luxembourg Insurance/re-insurance market is mandatory or at least in a Luxembourg Financial Institutions. Several years of experience in working with CAA regulations or at least with a European insurance supervisor. Capacity to review legal wording of various business agreement and proven experience in this domain. Technical skills in Re-insurance sector are mandatory and in other aspects of compliance like AML, GDPR, KYC, Internal control. Experience in SOX environment would be an advantage Highly analytical skills with a strong attention to detail. Excellent reading comprehension. IT skills: general proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, SharePoint), World-Check. Soft skills: Good competencies in managing, coaching and supervision of Juniors, middle and senior officers; Good competencies in mentoring higher qualified employee; Good teamwork and communication skills; Capacity to lead and organize a department within a small to medium size enterprise; Personal traits desired – IT savvy; data solution oriented; forward thinking; initiative taking; dynamic; striving for excellence; culturally aware; Strong analytical and organizational skills and are eager to learn; Capable of delivering regular feedbacks and manage priorities; High ethical standards; Good oral communication and presentation skills, good writing capacities in English like in French; Ability to work independently or in a team environment ; Ability to summarize complex matters and report them to executive management and/or compliance group department. Languages: English is mandatory (working language), French is an asset (administrative language of Luxembourg). Please note that the full job description can be found on the HR Partner website If you are interested, please send your application (motivation letter & CV) exclusively to natacha.beicht(at)hrpartner.lu to be considered for this position. W…

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