Sanctions Consultant

Job Summary

We’re seeking a dynamic Sanctions Consultant to join our consultancy team. You’ll have the autonomy to cultivate your own client base and drive the evolution of our services. Your role isn’t just about ensuring compliance; it’s about revolutionizing how our clients navigate regulations. Through innovative strategies and practical solutions, you’ll not only help them meet legal requirements but also streamline their operations for efficiency and cost-effectiveness. Your personalized approach builds lasting trust, fostering genuine client advancement. If you’re passionate about reshaping the compliance landscape and thrive on entrepreneurial freedom, we want you on our team.

About Compliance Champs

Compliance Champs is a fast-paced compliance consultancy located in the heart of Rotterdam. We’re all taking organizations’ compliance and integrity to the next level. We work with financial institutions like banks, fintech’s, asset managers, and even crypto service providers not just to tick boxes; we’re here to revolutionize how companies handle compliance& AML-related risks.

We are: a team of dynamic experts with years of experience in the financial world, dedicated to supercharging your “Know Your Customer” framework, AML competencies even including the wild world of cryptocurrency compliance. We’re not just about following the rules; we’re all about spotting those hidden commercial opportunities and helping you seize them! We are focused on having an highly engaged and motivated workforce that strive for operational excellence, always going the extra mile.

Now, let’s talk about the team. Our champs consist of 6 talented consultants of various expertise such as KYC, AML, TM and crypto which all about that ‘work hard, play hard’ ethos, favouring a personable work environment. We believe in bringing out the best in each other, creating an atmosphere where everyone’s unique talents shine bright and taking others with us. Whether it’s brainstorming over coffee or celebrating victories with a glass of champagne, we’re all in this together.

So, are you ready to leave your jersey in a better place than where you found it?

Candidates must be located or legally already able to work and reside in the Netherlands.

What we expect from you

  • You have at least 3 years of relevant work experience in the area of Sanctions, Screening or similar AML functions;
  • You are familiar with the Wft, Wwft, Sanctions Act 1977 and other relevant integrity legislation;
  • CAMS certification preferred;
  • In-depth knowledge of relevant sanctions regulations, including but not limited to OFAC, EU, and UN sanctions regimes.
  • Consultant mindset, growth and business development, ability to build relationships and client profiles;
  • You have a university degree in one of the following areas: Law, Economics, Finance, Business Administration, Public Administration, Organizational Sciences or Criminology and/or your study relates to Compliance in some other way;
  • You are social, enthusiastic, proactive, flexible, independent, critical, analytical and result-oriented;
  • English language proficiency required, Dutch preferred;
  • Able to live and work in the Netherlands, we will not provide a visa;
  • You have a “getting things done” mentality;
  • Proven experience of working in multidisciplinary teams and dynamic project environments. Consulting experience is a plus.
  • You enjoy working at a startup and building a business.


What you can expect from us and this position

  • A large network within the financial sector that is opened up to you;
  • A stimulating environment in which you can be the best version of yourself and take full advantage of the knowledge and experience of others;
  • Working at a startup which focuses on your development so that you can realize your ambitions and achieve personal goals;
  • Internal and additional training courses for your personal development;
  • In addition to a competitive salary, pension plan and attractive bonus plan where you share in the profit with us;
  • Flexible work schedule, you are in charge when and where you work;
  • An office in the center of Rotterdam;
  • A laptop and SIM card that you can also use privately;
  • An NS business card;
  • 26 vacation days per year (in case of full-time employment) and the option to purchase extra days;
  • Dynamic and engaging office environment: social activities such as drinks, sports, team lunches, dinners, outings.

Want to learn more?

Feel free to reach out to us at or call +31 6 83 33 02 13.