Climate Fund Managers is hiring a
Play an active part in creating a sustainable future by joining Climate Fund Managers' Netherlands team based in The Hague.
Climate Fund Manager’s (CFM) is a leading blended finance fund manager dedicated to securing a sustainable future by investing across global emerging markets. CFM has a long-term vision to structure cutting edge financing facilities around thematic areas of climate change mitigation and adaptation, including renewable energy, water, sanitation, and oceans. CFM is established as a joint venture between the Dutch development bank FMO and Sanlam InfraWorks – part of the Sanlam Group of South Africa.
We provide financing solutions across the entire project lifecycle (development, construction, and operational stages). With our offices in The Netherlands, South Africa, Singapore, and Latin America we believe in a world where sustainable investing and profitability are not mutually exclusive.
CFM is authorised by the AFM to act as manager (beheerder) of investment institutions and to offer participation rights in investment institutions. CFM is subject to supervision by the Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets (Autoriteit Financiële Markten or “AFM”) and/or the Dutch Central Bank (De Nederlandsche Bank N.V. or “DNB”)
We are seeking an internal Regulatory Officer (Counsel) to strengthen our Finance team. This role will report to the Chief Financial Officer and is based in our The Hague office, and interfaces with all of CFM's divisions and offices.
CFM’s objective is to maintain an operating environment that supports the fulfilment of obligations of a statutory, contractual, and social nature, maintain a reputation for integrity and fair dealing, and which builds and maintains confidence of Investors, Shareholders and other stakeholders.
In this role, you will be responsible for ensuring ongoing compliance with laws, regulations and industry standards, including monitoring, reviewing and implementing new regulation, legislation (in all regions CFM group operates - currently Netherlands, South Africa, Singapore and Colombia) and industry best practices so as to ensure the CFM group fulfils its statutory, regulatory and contractual obligations.
You will manage the KYC process to ensure the financial crime risk management policies and procedures identify and mitigate the risk of CFM becoming directly or indirectly involved in money laundering, terrorist financing, sanctions violations, tax avoidance and tax evasion (jointly referred to as tax integrity risks), corruption and bribery, fraud and financing/receiving financing from entities with a questionable reputation.
You will be responsible for ensuring regulatory and legal compliance and in particular fund mandate compliance.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
Qualifications & Experience
The right candidate will have substantive legal and operational experience in a broad spectrum of financial crime matters, with primary focus on economic sanctions in the EU, UK and the US.
Masters in financial law
Professional experience of 3-6 years in private practice (top tier law firm) or inhouse role in an international business environment
Familiarity with AIFMD and Wwft
International working experience
Analytical and good communication skills and able to easily interact with colleagues and external contacts
Able to work as part of a wider team of geographically dispersed highly skilled professionals
To apply, please send us your updated resume together with a motivation letter.