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KYC Analysts and KYC Advisors, KYC Advisory team

  • Application Deadline: Aug. 21, 2022
  • Arendal
  • Application Deadline: Aug. 21, 2022
  • Arendal

Would you like to become a member of Gard’s centre of excellence for KYC?

We are looking for KYC Analysts and KYC Advisors to join Gard’s new KYC Advisory Team.
The KYC Analysts and KYC Advisors play a central role in Gard’s defence against financial crime. The positions are based in Arendal and are unique opportunities for professional development.

As part of the KYC Advisory Team, you will be responsible for assessing and limiting Gard’s exposure to financial crimes and your work will contribute to continuous improvement of Gard’s KYC processes.

Key responsibilities for KYC Analysts:

  • Performing the due diligence process for Gard's clients, members, broker and other counterparties that are essential for our day to day operation.

  • Monitor changes in risk elements.

  • Manage the KYC process related to transactions.

  • Document and handle incoming KYC requests from primarily the claims and underwriting departments.

  • Monitoring our portfolio of customers.

  • Actively share knowledge and suggestions for improving processes and system support.

  • Understand how sustainability is an integral part of Gard’s efforts to prevent financial crime.

  • Understand and keep up to date on laws and regulations applicable to Gard's business so that these can be communicated in relation to KYC requests.

Additional responsibilities for KYC Advisors:

  • To mentor, train, guide, supervise and support colleagues.
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of the Underwriting and Claims processes.
  • Ensure compliance with regulations in our day to day operations.
  • In depth and up to date understanding and knowledge of relevant laws and regulations.

  • Contribute to raising the awareness in Gard by preparing and presenting on KYC related topics as part of the annual KYC training wheel.

  • Take part in projects and developmental work to improve system, processes and procedures to ensure Gard remains compliant with regulatory requirements to combat financial crime in all its forms

  • Ensuring compliance with quality assurance procedures

Both roles offer possibilities for personal and professional development.

Work with great people

Senior Claims Executive | Location: Bergen
"The potential for personal development is excellent"
Vice President, Defence London | Location: London
"I have an amazingly varied role. Gard is a forward looking company"
Customer Support Specialist | Location: Hong Kong
"In Gard you continue to learn, everyday"
Senior System Engineer| Location: Arendal
"We are diverse, but tightly connected"

Skills & Requirements

Who are you:

  • The Analyst role requires work experience and genuine interest within the field of KYC. Higher education is desirable but enthusiasm to learn and some relevant work experience can compensate for formal education.
  • The Advisor role requires in depth work experience within the field of KYC and higher education. Relevant work experience can compensate for lack of education.
  • Strong interest in developing industry knowledge of financial crime risks.
  • Have good communication skills and fluent in written and spoken English.
  • Are analytical, with attention to detail and strong risk awareness.
  • Have a solution-oriented and structured approach to work.
  • Work independently but is at the same time a good team player.
  • Value high service levels and the importance of "getting it right the first time”.
  • Preferably have knowledge about marine insurance.

Great Place to Work

  • Friendly atmosphere

  • Career opportunities within a global market lead

  • Work life balance

  • An environment that encourages ideas

  • Colleagues who believe in knowledge sharing

  • A work environment with deep competencies

  • High employee engagement - A great place to work

About the company

For more than 100 years Gard, one of the world’s leading marine insurers, has been helping the marine industries to protect their assets and safeguard their income. Having expanded from our origins in southern Norway to a network of 13 offices across the globe, we have witnessed the impact the sea can have and have learnt a thing or two.

Despite our breadth and depth of experience and expertise, we try to learn something new every day to prepare our Members and clients for their next journey, and to find and deliver the right solutions. So, whenever the unexpected arises it is good to know that someone is ready, willing and able to assist; someone with expertise that has been refined for over a century.

It is not just what we do, but how we do it that delivers the best value in the market – matching our expertise with an unrivalled commitment to what we do. We will turn every stone to find a solution and see it carried through.

Such ability and dedication is rare, so we take great care in choosing, training and supporting our employees. The way we see it, our people are the difference between good and great.

1907Assuranceforeningen Gard established on 9 October

1939Insures 40 per cent of the Norwegian tanker fleet

1958Starts to insure vessels outside Norway

1973Moves into the offshore energy sector

1983Sets up an office in London

2000Insures more than 5,000 vessels

2004Sole ownership of Gard Marine & Energy

20072007Celebrates its centenary with nine offices and 300 employees

2015Insured tonnage is in excess of 260 million gross tonnes

Claudia Santander | Contact Person

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