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Dow Jones Interim Director, Politically Exposed Persons, Risk & Compliance Research in BARCELONA, Spain

Job Description:

Job Title: Interim Director, Politically Exposed Persons, Risk & Compliance

Reporting to: Vice President, Risk & Compliance

Department: Data Strategy

Location: Barcelona or Singapore

Proposed Job Post

Dow Jones Risk & Compliance is a global provider of third-party risk management and regulatory compliance solutions. We deliver data, research tools and services to help our clients meet anti-money laundering, anti-bribery, anti-corruption and economic sanctions regulations and mitigate third-party risk.

As Interim Director, Politically Exposed Persons (PEP), Risk & Compliance, within the Data Strategy team, you will inspire and lead a large global team of managers and multilingual experts who research, analyse and update details relating to Politically Exposed Persons and their relatives and close associates for the high-growth Dow Jones Risk & Compliance business. The data the team handles is central to important decisions by our clients so we are looking for someone special to lead this team, setting the team up for continued success as a best in class compliance data provider. You will report to the Vice President, Risk & Compliance. We are open to the role being based in Barcelona or Singapore.

You Will:

  • Inspire and develop your team of mangers and wider team to maximize their potential and ensure the best data possible

  • Ensure the delivery of relevant PEP data to meet our commitments to clients

  • Provide support in the sales process by joining sales calls or providing documentation and insight into the research process

  • Bring constant improvements to our data offering in an extremely dynamic environment

  • Work with internal partners to ensure the continued evolution of our workflows and tools through automation

  • Build and maintain relationships with other partners and teams supporting the Risk & Compliance business to realise its ambitious aims

  • Handle multiple high priority tasks, spot challenges early on and be solution oriented, making the right decisions using an analytical approach

You Have:

  • Fluent in written and spoken English and at least one other language

  • Experience of creating data related to politically exposed persons, or other financial sector risk management and compliance experience

  • Sound decision-making and problem-solving skills

  • At least three years’ experience leading and mentoring a research team (preferably with experience working across time zones)

  • Experience explaining products, data or processes to clients and handling complex customer queries

  • An openness to different views and options and appreciation of team diversity


  • Experience interpreting AML regulations

  • Experience of overseeing the implementation of data automation

  • Education to degree level

Our Benefits

  • Comprehensive Insurance Plans

  • Retirement Plans

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Subscription Discounts

  • Fitness Reimbursement Program

  • Region Specific Benefits, as applicable

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Business Area: PIB - DATA STRATEGY

Job Category: Data/Content Group

Union Status:

Non-Union / No clear and likely Internal Candidate (Employee Only) has been identified

Req ID: 34082