KYC/AML Product Manager

Job Title: KYC/AML Product Manager
Location: Cardiff Bay (Flexible), Wales
Department: Product
Reports To: Head of Product

[Working location can be flexible & negotiated if the successful candidate is not based in Cardiff / South East Wales – however regular attendance at the Cardiff Bay office is a pre-requisite]  

Job Purpose

The role of the KYC/AML Product Manager is to fulfil two main responsibilities, advise the business on strategy and data acquisition related to the regulated markets globally. Additionally, to act as product manager for our suite of compliancy products ensuring market leading delivery of the data provided and addition of any new features that elevate our value proposition.

Main responsibilities
*Please note that this list is not exhaustive. Direct line management of this role may request that other reasonable responsibilities / tasks be assigned to this role

• Manage the analysis and integration of our compliance partner data into Creditsafe products
• Be the industry expert for centralised and localised governing/advisory bodies for example FATF, Wolfsberg Group,
Financial Conduct Authority (UK), BaFin (Germany), The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (USA)
• Be the regulatory expert for centralised and localised AML/KYC regulation for example 5th & 6th EU Money Laundering
Directive, The Bank Secrecy Act
• Be the compliancy data expert having an in-depth knowledge of Political Exposed Persons (PEPs), Sanctions Lists (OFAC,
HMRC, UNNP), Watch Lists (FBI, NCA), Adverse Media and have the ability to communicate the impact of these various data
sources to our sales teams and customers
• Be the group expert for Identity and Document Verification for compliancy purposes
• Deliver clear and regular metrics on performance and cost of partner data
• Present findings to senior management on opportunities and value on a regular basis
• Ensure opportunity in new regulation is correctly prioritised across the business
• Identify new feature opportunities in screening solutions or other products using knowledge of the global KYC/AML market
• Maintain and update a roadmap of implementation and features
• Manage change requests from entities and suppliers
• Create and maintain user documentation
• Work closely with the Marketing team to launch and maintain Product marketing for customers and sales teams
• Working closely with the company’s sales teams; enabling them to meet their customers’ needs by providing them with
appropriate products and features
• Undertake continuous analysis of competitive environment and consumer trends ensuring additional data or metrics are
added where value is identified.

Candidate Specification

Qualifications

Education

• University degree in business, economics, computer science or a comparable subject area – or comparable experience

Work Experience

• 4 or more years of working in and industry related to Financial Crime Prevention, Anti Money Laundering, Sanctions
screening or Identity Verification, CAMS preferable
• 4 or more years of experience in a similar role within the Business Information industry will be a distinct advantage
• Demonstrable experience of Project Management and Product Management in an agile environment.

Skills & Personal Characteristics
• The ability to effectively develop and manage strong working relationships both internal and external to the business
• Highly developed communication skills – communicating effectively and in a timely manner using appropriate communication
tools and techniques
• Creativity / Innovation – develop new and unique ways to improve operations of the organization and to create new
opportunities
• Works cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems, and make decisions that enhance
organisational effectiveness
• Positively influence others to achieve results that are in the best interest of the organisation
• Decision Making – assess situations to determine the importance, urgency and risks, and make clear decisions which are timely and in the best interests of the organisation