Head of Strategy & Development (Sanctions & Embargoes) - Director

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Job Description:Functional Title: Head of Strategy & Development (Sanctions & Embargoes)Corporate Title: DirectorLocation: New York, NYOverviewThe Head of Strategy & Development in US oversees the local Sanctions Office and reports directly to the Regional Head of Sanctions & Embargoes for the Americas, located in New York. The Strategy & Development team is responsible for selected long term or ad-hoc projects or tasks related to the enhancement of the Sanctions and Embargoes control frame.It further covers:* Quality assurance* Audit and exam management* Risk assessment* Management information reportingKey Responsibilities:* Support the Regional Head as well as the Global Head of Sanctions & Embargoes in protecting Deutsche Bank from legal, regulatory and reputational risk with regard to business involving sanctioned entities and/or countries* Closely follow the development of the legal situation around sanctions and embargoes and derive potential need for enhancement of the Bank's technical and procedural control frame* Maintain close interaction with third parties (e.g. within the AFC organization or GTO/GMO)* Develop project plans taking into account budget, other resources, milestones and success criteria* Responsible for the successful delivery of projects and other change activities by managing scope of deliveries, expectations and ensure clear and concise communication to sponsors, team members and other stakeholders* Report and communicate overall project status, outstanding milestones, issues, delivery risks and dependencies* Perform sanctions-specific control analyses and develop recommendations based on the results* Proactive role with respect to the further development of the Sanctions & Embargoes Office capabilities and the development of enhanced control processes and methods* Proactively challenge existing processes and collaborate with key stakeholders to identify areas with room for improvement* Track embargo related internal and external audit issues and recommendations and support the closure of these* Liaise with the Change & Development Team in Germany to ensure alignment of all change activities* Regularly report to the Regional Head of Sanctions in reasonable intervals* Reporting any risk relating to the duties and responsibilities described hereunder and any event or incident that is capable of creating or constituting such a risk to the Global Head of Sanctions* Responsible for managing and developing the Change & Development team* Lead communication of strategy, procedure, and policies across Sanctions and AFC teams in the AmericasYou will have:For the BAU-Responsibilities:* Degree in Politics, International Relations, Law, or related field* Ideally prior experience from a U.S. regulatory body or law enforcement agency in the context of Financial Sanctions* Experience in connection with OFAC regulations and in Financial Crime* Excellent understanding of U.S. Sanctions regulations and solid understanding and experience in applying international Sanctions programs* Strong understanding for universal banks, their product spectrum and the specifics of these in relation to Sanctions controls (particular experience in relation to payments/ correspondent banking as well as Trade Finance)* Substantial leadership experience in leading, managing and developing diverse international expert teamsFor the Transformation Responsibilities:* Excellent change agent with experience in managing transformational program and driving a portfolio of change initiatives across various stakeholder groups towards target state* Ideally practical and in-depth experience in building supreme Sanctions Operating Models including technical and operational levels* Strong analytical and structured thinking with experience in formulating strategic target solutions* Strong self-initiative, problem solving oriented, action driven* Team-player with ability to navigate in matrix organizationsOur values define the working environment we strive to create - diverse, supportive and welcoming of different views. We embrace a culture reflecting a variety of perspectives, insights and backgrounds to drive innovation. We build talented and diverse teams to drive business results and encourage our people to develop to their full potential. Talk to us about flexible work arrangements and other initiatives we offer. We promote good working relationships and encourage high standards of conduct and work performance. We welcome applications from talented people from all cultures, countries, races, genders, sexual orientations, disabilities, beliefs and generations and are committed to providing a working environment free from harassment, discrimination and retaliation.Click here to find out more about our diversity and inclusion policy and initiatives.Deutsche Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories. Click these links to view the following notices: EEO is the Law poster and supplement; Employee Rights and Responsibilities under the Family and Medical Leave Act; Employee Polygraph Protection Act and Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision.

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