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Title:  Senior Compliance Officer (F/M)

Senior Compliance Officer (F/M)

Paris - La Défense


This is Worldline

Worldline helps businesses of all shapes and sizes to accelerate their growth journey - quickly, simply, and securely. We are the innovators at the heart of the payments technology industry, shaping how the world pays and gets paid. Our technology powers the growth of millions of businesses across 5 continents. And just as we help our customers accelerate their business, we are committed to helping our people accelerate their careers. Together, we shape the evolution.


The Opportunity

Joint Venture’s and MTS Head of Compliance defines implements and promotes consistent compliance standards and frameworks to the JV’s and MTS entities worldwide in accordance with WL Global compliance policies and recommendations.

In particular, he/she assesses and monitors the effectiveness of the compliance risks and control environment within the different countries in order to identify and mitigate the risks.

The role provides the MTS management and Group Compliance with assessments of the overall Compliance risk profile and monitors the mitigation of high-risk compliance matters.

The JV’s and MTS head of compliance also provides Group Compliance team with compliance reports and analysis in order for them to understand the key risks and issues and fulfil their legal responsibilities.

The JV’s and MTS head of compliance also provides other functions with compliance advises in their activities.

This role cooperates with the local compliance officers worldwide.  The role ensures that appropriate compliance processes are in place across Business Lines’ entities worldwide to meet the compliance Global standards, policies and international regulatory requirements, and to identify and manage current and emerging compliance risks and issues.


Day-to-Day Responsibilities​

The role is responsible, as directed, for transversal and specific activities


Transversal responsibilities

  • Implement  specific Group Compliance projects
  • Ensure that information/reports required by Group compliance team are delivered in accordance with the timeline and guidance set by Global compliance team.
  • Manage relationship with other stakeholders at local level with regulators
  • Assess the effectiveness of controls and continuously improve them
  • Identify and mitigate high-risks
  • Coordinate with other functions such as legal and HR department
  • Assess future business activities to identify potential compliance risks
  • Ensure that, where required, issues are escalated appropriately
  • Inform the Management and Group compliance function on the main risks
  • Supervises and controls the proper implementation of remediation actions resulting  from Group Audit internal audits in relation with compliance


Data Protection responsibilities

In collaboration with countries DPO :

  • Leading and directing the  DPO team across the business;
  • Liaising and coordinating wih Group DPO, other DPOs, and Privacy stakeholders;
  • Serving as lead point of contact for FS in relation with privacy and data protection related tasks, inquiries, escalations, and data subjects requests, both internal and external (i.e. client and regulatory);
  • Supporting the Group DPO in maintaining a data protection culture all across the FS GBL and monitoring compliance in accordance with the internal data protection control framework(s);
  • Providing advice and guidance to relevant stakeholders in relation to Data Protection and requirements of the GDPR;
  • Preparing and delivering training at all levels of the company and supporting FS data protection coordinators;


Ethics/anti-bribery/third parties responsibilities

In coordination with local Ethics/anti-bribery officer

  • Fully implement the Code of ethics and whistleblowing process and tool
  • Fully deploy corruption risk assessment
  • Investigate and provide advice on risks linked to third parties
  • Provide advice and guidance to relevant stakeholders in relation to Ethics and anti-bribery
  • Manage ethics or anti-bribery breaches in relation with WL Global compliance team


Financial Crime Compliance

In collaboration with the financial crime team

  • Act as the guardian of the global Financial Crime control framework and be the principle point of contact for Sanctions within the Business line.
  • Advise and report to the Management and stakeholders on Financial Crime Compliance / Sanctions related risks and requirements.
  • Ensure relevant Sanctions policies and other group guidelines are up to date and deployed.
  • Advise on KPI’s and KRI’s to improve effectiveness and efficiency of the Financial control framework.
  • Ensure that 2LoD control testing is performed according to the standards set by Worldline related Sanctions policies and guidelines
  • Provide support in ensuring processes and procedures are adequately designed to meet legal and regulatory requirements


Regulatory Compliance

  • Monitoring of the regulatory environment applicable to Payment & Financial Market Infrastructures in the countries where the Business line operate together with the local experts
  • Monitor the reporting activities to regulators as the case may be
  • Pilot the effective process and report on outsourcing activities as well as internally as externally


Who Are We Looking For

We look for big thinkers. People who can drive positive change, step up and show what’s next – people with passion, can-do attitude and a hunger to learn and grow. In practice this means:

  • Good knowledge of Payment & Financial Market Infrastructures regulatory environment including outsourcing obligations or similar knowledge in payment processing activities
  • Good knowledge in Financial Crime Compliance principally sanctions laws  
  • Good knowledge of ethics, anti-bribery and data protection law and practices
  • Best practice understanding of Information Security and Data Governance practices
  • Partnered with digital and data teams
  • Experience of managing controls in systems that collect and process personal data including sales and marketing and HR systems
  • Experience in project management
  • Good knowledge of internal control and audit methodologies
  • Qualification: Post degree professional qualification
  • Minimum 10 years of professional experience in Compliance/Law/Risks
  • Proven track record of successful experiences
  • Language : English, French, german and Italian as a plus


Perks & Benefits

At Worldline you’ll get the chance to be at the heart of the global payments technology industry and shape how the world pays and gets paid. On top of that, you will also:

  • Be part of a company guided by a strong purpose to do good and recognized as top 1% of the most sustainable companies in all sectors worldwide.
  • Work with inspiring colleagues and be empowered to learn, grow and accelerate your career.
  • Annual bonuses (year-end, vacation, profit-sharing)
  • 32 days paid vacation and 13th month convertible into vacation time
  • 50% reimbursement of public transport costs
  • Very active works council (evenings, trips, cultural and leisure subsidies, etc.)
  • Participation in sporting events (Corporate Games, races, etc.)
  • Teleworking agreement
  • Subsidized company restaurant
  • Health and provident insurance
  • Wellbeing@Worldline approach


Shape the evolution

We are pushing towards the next frontiers of payments technology, and we look for big thinkers to join our journey. People with passion, can-do attitude and a hunger to learn and grow. Here you’ll work with ambitious colleagues from around the world, take on unique challenges as a team, and make a real impact on the society. And with our empowering culture, strong technology and extensive training opportunities, we help you accelerate your career. Wherever you decide to go. Join our global team of over 18,000 innovators across 40+ countries, and shape a tomorrow that is yours to own.


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We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as an individual with a disability, or any applicable legally protected characteristics.

Date:  Jun 23, 2024
Date:  Jun 23, 2024
Brand:  Worldline
Brand:  Worldline
Category:  Support functions - Legal
Category:  Support functions - Legal
Contract Type:  Permanent
Contract Type:  Permanent

Courbevoie - La Défense - 92, Ile-De-France, FR


Courbevoie - La Défense - 92, Ile-De-France, FR

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