Legal & Compliance Officer

Legal & Compliance Officer
Region: Luxembourg
Required experience: 3 years
Environment: Company
Contract: Permanent position (Full-time)

Company description

China Merchants Bank Co., Ltd., founded in 1987, is China’s first joint-stock commercial bank which has been ranked among China’s top commercial banks for many consecutive years. CMB set up a branch that provides commercial banking services in Luxembourg in March 2015 and acts as the gateway and regional headquarter of CMB group in Continental Europe. In May 2021, China Merchants Bank Co., Ltd., has the subsidies-China Merchants Bank (Europe) S.A. in Luxembourg.

Legal & Compliance Manager is responsible for ensuring compliance with the bank’s processes at a high governance level, also responsible for providing legal & compliance advice and mitigating the legal & compliance risks.


  • Perform compliance related matters, such as the prevention of money laundering and terrorist financing, market abuse, governance, etc.;
  • Be involved in AML/CFT and KYC onboarding process matters and act as second line (including the use of transactions and name screening tools);
  • Support the team in the preparation of various periodic reports on legal and regulatory aspects;
  • Participate in the negotiation preparation of legal agreements, legal documents and contracts as required by the business needs;
  • Perform loan administration tasks (from preparation to execution of loan documentations);
  • Support the team in risk assessment from legal & compliance perspective (including ESG aspects);
  • Perform the activities as described by the compliance monitoring plan;
  • Analysis and assess potential impact of relevant regulatory requirements issued by the CSSF/BCL/ECB or any other regulatory authorities;
  • Participate and/or co-lead implementation of regulatory projects;
  • Provide assistance to internal or external auditors within their audit missions.


  • Around 3-5 years of work experience in a Legal & Compliance department of an international bank in the EU (preferably in Luxembourg).
  • Master degree in law acquired in the EU or the UK.
  • Good knowledge in EU banking regulations and/or Luxembourg banking regulations.
  • Excellent command of verbal and written English. French/German or Chinese would be a plus.
  • Versatile profile with strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a multi-cultural environment, and to coordinate and communicate with different departments and external parties.
  • Ability to work with tight and strict deadlines, flexible with a “can do” attitude.

In addition to these duties the employee may from time to time be required to undertake additional or other duties within his/her capacity as necessary to meet the needs of the company’s business.

China Merchants Bank offers our employees with a competitive remuneration, a multicultural and friendly working environment, etc. We are looking forward to your application!

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