Global Sanctions Advisor

Financial Economic Crime (FEC)
  • Hybride
  • Utrecht
  • Nederland
  • 36 uur
  • Fulltime

Are you the Sanctions Advisor with in-depth sanctions knowledge who plays a critical role in ensuring that the bank operates within regulatory requirements on sanctions and mitigates potential sanctions risks? 

You and your job
As a Sanctions Advisor you make a contribution by providing expert guidance on sanctions across the bank. Specifically for this position the focus is on making sure the bank and our customers are protected against violation of sanction regulations. You are a strong sparring partner, with thorough knowledge of both the business and the relevant laws and regulations. 
You will provide expert guidance and advice to operational and business teams 
across the bank on managing sanctions risks in complex cases and will help to flag structural control deficiencies and to contribute (targeted) thematic reviews on specific sectors, channels, and products, identifying potential risks and contribute to developing effective risk mitigation strategies. 

Fine working relationship
• In the team W&R Global Sanctions Advisory 
• Together with 20 colleagues
• 36 hours per week

Work and pleasure
‘You are a crucial link in the accomplishments of our team and valued for what you do, want to learn and especially because of who you are’
Vinay Jagbandhan, member of the team Global Sanctions Advisory

An average working day
Are you curious about what would be on your to-do list on an average working day? Providing expertise on sanctions to the global and regional Operational and Business teams on transactions, customers, products and services, SIRA, Risk Appetite Statement, targeted reviews etc. And contribute to the development of Rabobank’s sanctions procedures in line with evolving regulatory obligations and ensuring they are in line with the Global policies and standards on sanctions of Rabobank.

Together we achieve more together 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 Global Sanctions Advisory.

‘All team members within Global Sanctions Advisory working on sanctions have at least one thing in common, they are very passionate about what they do. Also they are highly skilled and an efficient team that has the space to deliver high quality work’
Vinay Jagbandhan, member of the team Global Sanctions Advisory

Your future colleagues are looking forward to meeting you. They will be glad of your help to make sure that Rabobank optimally protects itself – worldwide - against (facilitation of) sanction violations. Working together is the way we work; as 1 open, reliable and committed Rabobank team. Talking of Rabobank: We are a Dutch bank that operates in 38 countries for over 9,5000,000 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

• Bachelor or Master degree (preferably in law or economics) 
• 5-7 year experience (or related) in Sanctions 
• Experiences on AML & CFT themes are a plus
• Experience in the financial industry and Wholesale and Agricultural products, preferably within Banking (Wholesale and/or Financial Markets) 
• Certified in the field of sanctions from a renowned international organization (such as ACAMS or ACSS) is a plus
• Demonstrable experience in working within an international context
• You are able to converse and have excellent writing skills in English
• You are a team player and enjoy working together with others
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to develop risk mitigation strategies.
• Customer oriented
• Flexibility
• Risk assessment capabilities
• Able to advise senior management

This is what we offer you 
• €5.115,32 - €7.307,58 gross per month (scale 10), depending on your knowledge and experience. 
• 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.
• 100% reimbursement of commuting costs if you travel by public transport.
• A pension scheme to which you contribute 3.5%.

This is a selection of the terms of employment for a Global Sanctions Advisor based on a 36-hour working week. You can find all terms of employment on

You and the job application process
Still not sure? Are you a bit nervous about applying for a job? There's no need to be. We'll be happy to receive your application for this vacancy for Global Sanctions Advisor at Rabobank. 

If you'd like to ask some questions about the job first, please contact Bruno Medeiros, member of the Global Sanctions Advisory team, via 

The information below may also be useful for you:
• Any questions about working at Rabobank and the process? Karen Frowijn, Recruiter FEC via
• We will hold the interviews through a video call.
• You can find answers to the most frequently asked questions on
• A security check is part of the process.
• An assessment is part of the process.  
• We respect your privacy.


    SolliciterenIn 5 stappen

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    Stap 1Sollicitatie

    Leuk dat je solliciteert! Wij nemen alle cv’s en brieven door. Na sluitingsdatum krijg je zo snel mogelijk een reactie.

    Stap 2Eerste gesprek

    Je maakt online kennis met meestal je leidinggevende en een directe collega. We willen weten of je bij de functie en het team past. En jij hebt vast ook veel vragen aan ons.

    Stap 3Tweede gesprek

    We willen je graag een tweede keer spreken. Bij dit online gesprek gaan we dieper in op de inhoud van de functie en spreek je vaak nog met een andere collega.

    Stap 4Aanbod

    Ben jij de nieuwe collega die we zoeken en word jij ook blij van ons? Dan krijg je een goed aanbod per e-mail. Bij sommige functies moet je eerst nog een assessment doen.

    Stap 5Screening

    Tijdens de screening onderzoeken we of je betrouwbaar genoeg bent om voor Rabobank te werken.

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