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Senior Sanctions Compliance Officer


Union Bancaire Privée (UBP) is one of the largest family-owned private banks in the world. But what makes UBP really unique is its corporate culture, which combines modernity and tradition. Although UBP was founded in 1969, its origins can be traced back to the 17th century and the start of a long line of financiers and diplomats of whom Edgar de Picciotto and his descendants are the successors. Today, the Bank's staff draw their inspiration and drive from the founding family's subtle blend of strong moral values and pragmatism, which to this day remain the key to UBP’s success.


Act as Group referent for all sanctions topics and all business lines, in collaboration with local sanctions compliance officers. Ensure adherence to applicable sanction regimes as well as internal policies and procedures.


Fast paced work environment. Managing priorities.

Main responsibilities

 Sanctions Management: Oversee and ensure compliance with international financial sanctions, including those imposed by the UN, EU, SECO, and other regulatory bodies.

 Monitoring and Control: Establish and maintain a sanctions monitoring program to detect and prevent potential violations. Conduct regular reviews and internal audits to ensure adherence to sanctions policies.

 Analysis and Assessment: Perform in-depth analysis of transactions and business relationships to identify sanctions risks. Provide appropriate recommendations to mitigate identified risks.

 Training and Awareness: Develop and deliver training programs to employees on sanctions compliance requirements. Raise awareness among staff about sanctions risks and best practices for managing them.

 Reporting and Communication: Prepare compliance and sanctions reports for senior management and regulators. Communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders on compliance and sanctions issues.

 Cross-functional Collaboration: Work closely with legal, risk management, and other relevant departments to ensure a consistent and effective approach to sanctions management.

Regulatory Monitoring: Stay informed about regulatory and legislative developments regarding sanctions and adapt the bank’s policies and procedures accordingly.


  • Education: Bachelor Degree


  • Years of experience: 7-10 : senior
  • Experience required: at least 7-years' experience in a similar position
  • Experience in private banking: Mandatory


  • English: Fluent
  • French: Fluent

Personal skills

  • Swiss resident: Mandatory

proactive team-player

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