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Surveillance Officer

Posted: 26 Aug 2021 Closes: 25 Sep 2021
Warsaw, Lodz, Gdansk, Poznan, Warsaw, Cracow, Gdansk, Lodz, Poznan, Poland Competitive
Permanent & Full-time -1076385892

Opis firmy

We are:

In 15 years, OSTC has become one of the leading trading companies in the world. Our successis focusedon hiring and developing talented people and helping them to perform to their maximum and fulfil their potential.

We are a trading company, however, unlike many other trading companies, we are continually innovating new products to support our business.

Opis stanowiska

The role:

As Compliance Officer you will be charged with ensuring effective compliance systems and controls and maintaining a strong and ethical compliance culture across the OSTC's offices in Poland.

You will be:
  • Acting as the Compliance first point of contact for trading staff across the Poland offices, helping to ensure a strong compliance culture and providing on-the-ground compliance guidance and training as necessary;
  • Developing and enhancing systems and controls to ensure compliance with OSTC's policies and procedures and regulatory requirements, in particular, the Conduct Rules and the Trading Code of Conduct;
  • Building and maintaining relationships within the OSTC group to maintain strong communication channels between the Risk & Compliance teams and Poland trading staff;
  • Conducting real-time market surveillance and monitoring of trading activity, undertaking enquiries/reviews as necessary and escalating expediently any anomalous activity to the Manager, Market Surveillance and/or the Market Risk team;
  • Investigating and responding to trading activity enquiries from Market Surveillance, exchanges and regulators;
  • Conducting investigations into market conduct and/or internal control breaches and remedying potential systems and controls weaknesses and notifying Senior Management as appropriate;
  • Administering online and classroom-based conduct training to local staff, both for new recruits and existing staff on an ongoing basis;
  • Providing coverage as required to the Market Surveillance team, using automated alerts and other tools to monitor transactions conducted by the firm's traders and ensuring that all potential breaches identified are escalated promptly;
  • Maintaining an awareness of regulatory developments in respect of market abuse and overall trading and surveillance landscape;
  • Assisting with core Compliance functions as required including but not limited to SMCR, Compliance Monitoring Plan and regulatory reporting; and
  • Take on such roles and responsibilities as are required from time to time to contribute to the successful operation of the Compliance function within OSTC


  • Experience of working within the financial industry, with good knowledge of financial markets and products (ideally exchange-traded derivatives) and the trading environment;
  • Good technical knowledge of the applicable regulations and exchange trading rules, in particular those concerned with market conduct and the market abuse regime
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships;
  • Confidence and technical ability to challenge and make informed decisions in a fast paced environment;
  • Excellent teamwork skills, able to communicate, co-operate, support, take ownership and challenge appropriately;
  • Fluent in Polish and English; Russian speaking advantageous

Dodatkowe informacje

We offer:

We are offering a unique opportunity for the right individual to join our business and develop their career in a fast-paced, challenging yet rewarding and supportive environment.
  • Entrepreneurial culture,flat structure,open-door policy;
  • Excellent learning and further development opportunities;
  • Employee Assistance Program(EAP) available 24/7
Take the opportunity:

We have built a company where financial success is tied closely to technical achievement. We are always on the lookout for people who can bring their intellect, enthusiasm, and ability to execute to the team.

We promote a working environment in which diversity is recognised, valued and encouraged. OSTC is an equal opportunities employer, therefore, all appointments and promotions are made on the basis of performance and ability.

Please attach your CV in English.

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