Director Financial Crime Compliance Advisory (London, LND, GB)


  • Full Time

Director Financial Crime Compliance Advisory

Job Title : Director – Financial Crime Compliance Advisory Solutions: Compliance Risk Analytics

Job Location : London

Job Type : Full time

The focus of your role

Capgemini has an exciting opportunity for an Director to join its EMEA FCC Advisory Solutions practice and lead its Compliance Risk Analytics Team based in London. The Team provides advice and solutions to help clients prevent financial crime and meet their financial crime compliance obligations for Anti-Money Laundering, Sanctions & Embargoes, Fraud and Anti-Bribery & Corruption.

Capgemini has an immediate need for a Director with a minimum of ten years’ experience within FCC-related roles and a sound knowledge of FCC programmes, systems and controls.  Our AMDs lead large complex assignments and are responsible for overseeing the planning, execution and reporting stages of multiple advisory client engagements, as well as managing key client accounts and helping grow the business. AMD’s have deep subject matter expertise in a range of areas, are aware of emerging industry and risk typologies and trends, contribute to thought leadership, and new product and process design.

The Compliance Risk Analytics team works at the intersection of compliance and technology, assisting Capgemini clients with Implementation, Model Validation, Tuning and Optimization, Data Governance, Issue Validation and other model and technology related projects focused primarily on TM and Sanctions models.

What you'll do:

  • Lead business development initiatives that include targeting external clients, attending industry conferences, drafting client alerts and white papers, and speaking engagements.
  • Ability to identify sales opportunities and progress in conjunction with other team members
  • Input to the development of cutting-edge products and services that will meet client needs.
  • Keep abreast, and maintain an understanding of current and emerging regulations, regulatory drivers and business strategies to enable effective evaluation of governance, risk management and compliance environments in financial institutions and corporations. 
  • Maintain an effective professional network to stay informed of developments within the industry. 
  • Provide governance, compliance and risk management thought leadership and guidance via external presentations, publications, advice.
  • Proactively help identify best practice across Capgemini and externally with industry peers. 
  • Act as a mentor and coach to junior colleagues.
  • Development and management of teams.
  • Responsible for oversight of compliance, risk and governance advisory work conducted by teams within areas of responsibility.
  • Leading in proposal development and client pitches.
  • Responsible for overseeing effective planning, management and execution of client engagements.
  • Lead teams on client engagements, ensuring teams are adequately supervised, delivering high quality products and services on time and to budget, and dealing with any barriers to progress appropriately.
  • Build and maintain effective relationships with clients, colleagues and other stakeholders to enable open dialogue, win trust and become a trusted business partner. 

What you will bring

  • Knowledge of local, regional or international AML/CTF, KYC and Sanctions regulatory requirements as well as industry best practices.
  • Experience with multiple sanctions screening, payment filtering, and transaction monitoring systems.
  • Expertise in at least one major sanctions screening, payment filtering, or transaction monitoring system, e.g., Fircosoft Trust, Fircosoft Continuity, Actimize SAM, Quantexa, SAS, Oracle Mantas, BAE Netreveal.
  • Multiple years of experience in model validation, ideally for compliance technology models.
  • Experienced in FCC Risk Assessment methodologies and Customer Risk Rating
  • Ability to manage and develop junior and mid-career level staff and provide quality assurance on the work of team members.
  • Ability to simultaneously lead multiple complex projects, including in a leadership/execution mixed role.
  • Ability to perform executive functions, including estimating project budgets, staffing needs.
  • Demonstrated experience in business development, e.g. responses to RFPs.
  • Ability to identify issues and risks and provide recommendations and advice to clients.
  • Strong verbal and written (English) communication skills required.
  • Demonstrated thought leadership in relevant areas a plus.
  • Ability to manage time and budgets for multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to work in teams of various sizes, including cross-functional teams
  • ten plus years of experience specifically in financial crime compliance, risk and governance related roles in financial institutions and consultancy firms, including two years in a management and team supervisory and development role.
  • Some exposure to business development/direct client relationship management. 
  • Additional language skills a plus.
  • Ability to travel outside of home country to meet client engagement needs, if required.

About Capgemini

Capgemini is a global leader in partnering with companies to transform and manage their business by harnessing the power of technology. The Group is guided everyday by its purpose of unleashing human energy through technology for an inclusive and sustainable future. It is a responsible and diverse organization of over 360,000 team members in more than 50 countries. With its strong 55-year heritage and deep industry expertise, Capgemini is trusted by its clients to address the entire breadth of their business needs, from strategy and design to operations, fueled by the fast evolving and innovative world of cloud, data, AI, connectivity, software, digital engineering and platforms.

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What we'll offer you

Professional development. Accelerated career progression. An environment that encourages entrepreneurial spirit. It’s all on offer at Capgemini. And although collaboration is at the core of the way we work, we also recognise individual needs with a flexible benefits package you can tailor to suit you.

Why we’re different

At Capgemini, we help organisation across the world become more agile, more competitive and more successful. Smart, tailored, often-groundbreaking technical solutions to complex problems are the norm. But so, too, is a culture that’s as collaborative as it is forward thinking. Working closely with each other, and with our clients, we get under the skin of businesses and to the heart of their goals. You will too.


Capgemini positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. We are committed to hiring, developing and retaining the best people to deliver innovative, world-class solutions for our clients. We foster an inclusive culture that enables everyone to achieve their full potential and enjoy a fulfilling career with us. Our comprehensive flexible benefits package and lifestyle policies enable our employees to balance their individual, family and work-life needs.

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