Compliance Officer (50-60%)

For the reinforcement of our Legal & Compliance team in Zurich, we are looking for a dedicated and team-oriented

Compliance Officer (m/f)

Your main tasks in this position are:

  • Ensure adherence to all applicable regulatory requirements and all compliance-related laws and regulations, including AML, CTF, KYC, anti-bribery and corruption laws, tax compliance etc.
  • Review and update internal policies and processes, ensure their enforcement and compliance and review documents from a compliance perspective
  • Review of products and services from a compliance perspective
  • Assessment of compliance risks of the institution's business activities and informing about material changes in the assessment of the compliance risks to Head of Legal & Compliance
  • Actively manage regulatory and reputational risks and build high impact expertise for regulatory topics and related stakeholders needs
  • KYC onboarding including the establishment of a client risk profile and the provision of compliance recommendation; carry out AML related investigations and report on AML controls of new and existing clients; prepare for and provide follow-up for regulatory inspection and audits
  • Investigate, identify and manage in a timely manner serious cases of non-compliance and providing remedial action
  • Support the establishment, maintenance and continuous improvement of RobecoSAM`s compliance monitoring and assessment activities as well as compiling and presenting regular reports
  • Manage and interface with third external advisors, auditors and authorities
  • Evaluation, implementation and monitoring of appropriate cross-border rules for the institution's business activities
  • Provide advice on the general regulatory affairs of Swiss operations
  • Implementation of Swiss and international regulatory developments plus monitoring thereof
  • Training and informing employees in matters of compliance

You possess at least five to eight years of proven working experience in the field of compliance in the Swiss financial industry, ideally in asset management and preferably an additional education in Compliance or regulatory matters. You keep a clear overview at all times and you have strong analytical as well as good communication skills. The ability to work independently and responsibly is also part of your key strengths. You have an open-minded personality and a hands-on & can-do attitude.

In addition, your pragmatic mentality helps you to be business-oriented, but also detail-oriented and precise. You are service-oriented and deliver on-time. You are a team player who - as an inspired professional - drives tasks to the agreed goals. In a challenging, dynamic environment you stay focused and find solutions together with the team and stakeholders. You are capable of handling complex challenges while providing concise support. You pro-actively support the team in the delivery of its priorities. Spoken and written fluency in English as well as German enables you to work reliably in an international surrounding.

Interested? Kindly send your complete job application including motivation letter, CV and copies of your work references and diplomas to

Only direct applications will be considered.


RobecoSAM Human Resources

Josefstrasse 218
8005 Zürich
Tel. +41 44 653 10 10

About RobecoSAM

Founded in 1995, RobecoSAM is an investment specialist focused exclusively on Sustainability Investing. It offers asset management, indices, impact analysis and investment, sustainability assessments, and benchmarking services. Together with S&P Dow Jones Indices, RobecoSAM publishes the globally recognized Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) as well as the S&P ESG Factor Weighted, the first index family to treat ESG as a standalone performance factor using the RobecoSAM Smart ESG methodology.

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