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Dow Jones Interim Manager, Politically Exposed Persons (PEP) in BARCELONA, Spain

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Position Description:

The role of Manager, Politically Exposed Persons, within Risk & Compliance, is to lead, in a collaborative environment, a team researching, compiling and updating information on Politically Exposed Persons (PEP) and their Relatives and Close Associate (RCA) for the Dow Jones Risk & Compliance database. This is a temporary position based in Barcelona to manage a team of researchers in charge of the PEP and RCA content for the Netherlands, Belgium, and African and Middle East countries.

The Manager is responsible for training, supporting, motivating, coaching and developing the team, ensuring the team’s goals are met, and contributing to the improvement of the team’s workflows and tools efficiency. The Manager works closely with the PEP Team Director, his/her peers and the rest of the Risk & Compliance management team to ensure that Risk & Compliance content meets client requirements in terms of accuracy, completeness and timeliness.

About Dow Jones Risk & Compliance

Dow Jones Risk & Compliance provides third party risk management and regulatory compliance solutions. Working with clients across the globe, we have created products and services to help companies evaluate third party risks quickly and with confidence.

We deliver research tools and services for on-boarding, vetting and investigation to help companies comply with anti-money laundering, anti-corruption and economic sanctions regulations in mitigating third party risk. With a global team of expert researchers, flexible delivery options and enriched third party risk data, our suite of compliance solutions empower compliance professionals to quickly and efficiently reduce risks while conserving limited resources.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage a team of researchers by communicating team objectives and goals, monitoring and evaluating performance, and allocating available resources.

  • Supervise, support, and develop team to maximise potential through motivation, coaching, counselling, and delegation.

  • Provide regular and transparent communication across the team regarding their performance to ensure company goals are met.

  • Assist with recruitment and training.

  • Assist with quality monitoring and setting team goals.

  • Ensure the profiles created and updated by the team are complete, accurate and up-to-date and that changes in political roles are processed in a timely manner.

  • Ensure the team meets its Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and provides the best content possible to our clients.

  • Ensure client and internal queries are handled correctly and in a timely manner.

  • Contribute to the improvement of the team’s processes, tools and workflows to maximize their efficiency.

  • Contribute to the development of the team’s Business Process Management (BPM) tool.

  • Support the PEP Team Director and the rest of the Risk & Compliance management team to drive key business decisions and initiatives.

  • Collaborate with other Data Strategy teams to deliver projects and initiatives.

  • Collaborate, engage with other departments, and be a knowledgeable and trustworthy business partner with stakeholders.

Knowledge/Skills/Experience Required

  • Fluency in English (both written and spoken) is essential.

  • Understanding of Politically Exposed Persons (PEP) content.

  • Understanding of the Risk & Compliance database, its structure, content, research methodology, tools and workflows.

  • Ability to identify wholly with Dow Jones’ service obligations to its clients.

  • Excellent research and analytical skills.

  • Attention to detail and ability to work to deadlines.

  • Excellent organisation and time management skills with the ability to efficiently prioritise tasks.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Ability to work as part of a team and to build and maintain good working relationships.

  • Proficient in Google G Suite and Microsoft Office.

  • Fast, efficient and quality-focused work ethic.

  • Adaptability and willingness to learn new skills.

  • Positive outlook on change, self-motivated, flexible and adaptable.

  • Education to degree level

This is a 6 month contract position

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Business Area: PIB - DATA STRATEGY

Job Category: Data/Content Group

About Us

Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 125 years and today has one of the world’s largest news gathering operations globally. It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America’s largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch, Financial News, DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource.Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

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