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Head of Credit Risk & Compliance

Posted on Dec 28, 2019 by Funding Circle

Amsterdam, Netherlands
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

You will be responsible for maintaining and promoting good governance, credit processes and agreed service levels, ensuring Funding Circle values are being promoted internally and externally.

The role will be based in Amsterdam with ad-hoc business trips to London.

You will have 7 to 10 years' experience in Credit or Financial Risk, as well as fluency in both Dutch & English.


  • Member of FC Netherlands leadership team, promote our Risk and Compliance Values and Culture. Be a partner and a challenger to the local Managing Director and your leadership team colleagues. Be a role model for your team and within the organisation. Be visible, approachable and lead with vision.
  • Execution driven. Roll up your sleeves to fragment complex issues into key deliverables and steer towards success. Get the job done in an organised and disciplined manner.
  • Retain and grow smart and talented people for the credit risk management department. Look to lead smarter people than yourself.
  • Invent the way to best serve the needs of entrepreneurs using 21st century technology. Recommend changes and help the business to grow safely with effective controls and balanced judgement.
  • Implement Funding Circle best practices within The Netherlands platform. Share your best ideas globally.
  • Drive credit performance with data. Use advanced analytics to deliver returns consistent with investors' expectations. Dissect our processes and identify incremental improvements.
  • Lead the Underwriting team with a focus on training, skills development, consistency and quality of decision and service.
  • Ensure adequate capacity and processes in Underwriting to deliver good service to customers.
  • Working with the European Compliance Team take responsibility for delivery of Compliance plan in the Amsterdam Office.
  • Proactively advise on key Compliance themes and issues (e.g. new products and projects), including those identified by Compliance Monitoring and support activities such as the review and approval of marketing and other compliance-related materials originated by the business teams.
  • Engage investors and provide well prepared updates. Demonstrate that Funding Circle is the best vehicle to finance entrepreneurs in The Netherlands while delivering returns consistent with the risks they take.
  • Communicate with bureaus and other data providers. Build a data driven organisation using smart analytics. Be accountable for credit infrastructure projects (decision tools, data dictionaries, etc...).
  • Clear and sympathetic communication and feedback with managers, peers and reports. Be inclusive and engaged.


  • You have excellent leadership and influencing skills and are a good communicator (verbal and written as well as presentations).
  • You are able to work independently.
  • You have top analytical skills and you like paying attention to details. You can drill into complex numerical assumptions and derive business opportunities.
  • You have the rare ability to build step by step solutions to complex issues.
  • You know how to manage time efficiently with planning and prioritisation. You can rally people around your vision and promote a culture of success.
  • You are self-disciplined, energetic and motivated. You love winning as a team.
  • You see change as a means to seize new opportunities. You are curious, you love to learn and you love to share.

Reference: 818976863

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