Program Manager, Sanctions Compliance

  • Company: Visa
  • Posted: April 15, 2017
  • Reference ID: 113256742
Company Description
Common Purpose, Uncommon Opportunity. Everyone at Visa works with one goal in mind - making sure that Visa is the best way to pay and be paid, for everyone everywhere. This is our global vision and the common purpose that unites the entire Visa team. As a global payments technology company, tech is at the heart of what we do: Our VisaNet network processes over 13,000 transactions per second for people and businesses around the world, enabling them to use digital currency instead of cash and checks. We are also global advocates for financial inclusion, working with partners around the world to help those who lack access to financial services join the global economy. Visa's sponsorships, including the Olympics and FIFA™ World Cup, celebrate teamwork, diversity, and excellence throughout the world. If you have a passion to make a difference in the lives of people around the world, Visa offers an uncommon opportunity to build a strong, thriving career. Visa is fueled by our team of talented employees who continuously raise the bar on delivering the convenience and security of digital currency to people all over the world. Join our team and find out how Visa is everywhere you want to be.

Job Description
Position Summary
The Program Manager, Sanctions Compliance will provide support for sanctions screening, project management, program planning, execution, tracking, communications and reporting for multiple high priority cross-functional projects globally. This role will require a solid understanding of sanctions compliance and support the Director, AML and Sanctions Compliance in providing guidance to Visa clients and businesses. The Program Manager will lead various responsibilities, including:
Job Responsibilities
Support in screening consumers and commercial partners against sanctions lists and provide expert judgment regarding match validity
Ensure screening system performance is operating properly and recommend actions to be taken if applicable
Participate in ongoing development of the sanctions screening systems, including User Acceptance Testing as needed
Participate in cross-functional sanctions compliance meetings and carry out project plan for roadmap.  Actively work with stakeholders to identify program enhancements and remediation plans
Assist in sanctions compliance program policies, procedures and risk assessment update
Develop metrics and reporting to identify Key Performance Indicators and Key Risk Indicators to management and other key stakeholders
Ensure close communication and information sharing with global compliance colleagues

  • PMP certification preferred
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • CAMS certification a plus
  • Proficiency in MS Suite with advanced knowledge of MS Project
  • At least 8+ years of implementing OFAC and sanction programs, Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Anti-Threat Finance (ATF), Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), and USA PATRIOT Act
  • Strong knowledge of global sanctions regulations and regulatory expectations
  • Highly organized with excellent research and analytical skills
  • Excellent written, oral, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated and adept at working independently or in a team on multiple and varied tasks
  • Ability to perform under pressure and capable of working collaboratively with employees throughout the company

Additional Information
"Visa will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of Article 49 of the San Francisco Police Code."

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