GTP - Compliance Specialist

As Compliance Specialist Trainee , you will benefit from the full Graduate Trainee Program offerings during your time at Vontobel.

Your opportunity

As Trainee ‘Compliance Specialist’, you will…

  • rotate within the modules in different areas of Compliance such as Compliance Wealth Management, Asset Management, Products & Services, Structured Solutions and Treasury as well as Compliance Services;

  • learn the different types of  Compliance work and the overall understanding of Compliance in financial services;

  • have the chance to work for one of our compliance departments overseas either in the USA or in Singapore/Hong Kong;

  • start on October 1, 2021 and conclude the program September 30, 2023 (24 months);

You will be working with various compliance teams providing day-to-day and in-depth advice and acting as control function to Vontobel’s striving business. Financial Services, Investment  Funds and Financial Products are key parts of the offering of Vontobel which follow a strategic international growth initiative. This is a unique opportunity to grow your knowledge in various different business units. 

Compliance is part of the Center of Excellence “Legal & Compliance” and is an important function as part of the second line of defense within Vontobel group. Compliance primarily pursues the goal of protecting Vontobel from a loss of reputation. In order to achieve this goal, Compliance performs numerous tasks that, in addition to monitoring, also cover strategically and organizationally relevant areas. You will be  part of different Compliance teams in an international context. Take your Chance!


Your background includes...

  • a Masters degree (or similar) in law or economics, concluded  maximum 24 months ago;
  • relevant practical experience in the financial industry would be of advantage;

You are…

  • excited about the financial industry;
  • a curious person, with an analytical and structured mindset;
  • a team player, able to work under pressure;
  • a pro-active person;
  • able to speak German and English on a professional level (further languages of advantage);
  • authorized to work in the EU or Switzerland, we welcome candidates with an international background;

Please note that we only consider complete applications (including your high school/matura transcripts, as well as university diplomas).

HSG applicants: Please submit your Assessment grades as well.


Hiring manager

Tobias Steiner joined Vontobel in 2012 and is leading the Compliance PSSSTTB team since  2013. His team covers the institutional clients business such as banks, asset managers and other professional clients, on the trading and execution side. Furthermore the team is responsible for monitoring Vontobel’s structured product business with offices in various countries and jurisdictions such as USA, Germany, Dubai, Singapore and Hong Kong.

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Thank you for the time to consider Vontobel. We appreciate you taking the time to submit your application. Our Talent Acquisition team will carefully assess your application and will respond to you in a timely manner.

If you have any question you can contact us through our contact form.



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