Mission

In the context of the CSSF’s mission of cooperating and exchanging information with other supervisory authorities at national and international levels, you will be part of a team specialised in diverse and often complex missions with the field of AML/CFT.

Your tasks will revolve around the professional obligations of supervised entities, the related regulation and guidance, the drafting of these. You will face questions regarding these entitites’ AML/CFT risk management and work on the CSSF’s methodology regarding risk-based AML/CFT supervision. Finally, you will be involved in the representation of the CSSF within national and international bodies.

You will work in a team, either in cooperation with the respective AML/CFT supervision teams within the CSSF or in direct contact with other national competent authorities. Your work will involve the critical analysis of questions relating to AML/CFT in a legal or Compliance context that are submitted to the department.

Role & responsibilities

  • Handle legal and Compliance related questions that arise within the national and international AML/CFT regulation, as well as their enforcement by the CSSF and the practical application by supervised entities
  • Participate in meetings or working groups, both internally within the CSSF and at a national and international level

Please note that this position will require frequent business trips.

Your profile

  • Four- or five-year Master degree in law, economics or a related subject area
  • Professional experience in AML/CFT (Compliance Officer for example) within a supervised entity or within an audit firm / law firm will be considered as an advantage
  • Good knowledge of the regulatory framework and a confirmed interest for AML/CFT
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English and French. Knowledge of Luxembourgish and/or German will be considered to be an advantage
  • Good synthesis skills, rigorous work approach and ease of handling complex issues efficiently and in-depth, with the required precision
  • Ability to perform analytical work and studies in the field of AML/CFT and to provide solutions
  • Sense of responsibility and ability to handle complex and large-scale issues
  • Good writing skills in English and French
  • Very good organisation
  • Ability to work independently as well as within a team
  • Ability to assess things according to their importance and urgency
  • Adaptability and good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to handle files at a high pace and within the required deadlines

The successful candidate (m/f) will be hired as public employee (“employé de l’Etat”) under a permanent contract. If the candidate meets the required conditions, s/he will be asked to apply for admission to the status of civil servant (“fonctionnaire de l’Etat”).

Prior to the conclusion of the contract, the candidate must submit an extract from the criminal record (bulletin n°3), dated less than 2 months, in order to prove their conduct and integrity.

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Next steps

  1. Our HR team will perform a pre-screening of all candidate files before transmitting applications to the respective hiring managers.
  2. Chosen candidates will be contacted for HR & business interviews, followed by a written test. At this point, we will also require a recent extract of your criminal record. Depending on the number of entries, the gravity of the offence(s) and the date of the conviction(s), a candidate may be excluded from the recruitment process.
  3. Following the interview process, the applications of selected candidates will be submitted to the head of department and/or a member from our board of directors for a potential additional interview.
  4. The successful candidate will be hired as public employee (“employé de l’État”) and, if s/he meets the required conditions, s/he will be asked to apply for admission to the status of civil servant (“fonctionnaire de l’Etat”).

Please have a look at our FAQ to find additional guidance on our recruitment process.


For diplomas obtained outside of Luxembourg, Belgium or The Netherlands, we additionally require proof of their equivalence with national standards. While you may send your application without it, we encourage you to request this straight away in order to avoid delays later on in our recruitment process. Additional details can be obtained from the Ministère de l’Enseignement Supérieur et de la Recherche for university level degrees or on guichet.public.lu for A-level (BAC) diplomas or other qualifications.

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