Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Miami, Florida, ACAMS®, the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists, is the largest international membership organization dedicated to enhancing the knowledge, skills and expertise of anti-money laundering and financial crime detection and prevention professionals. ACAMS’ 72,000+ members in 175 countries include representatives from a wide range of financial institutions, professional service and solutions providers, regulatory bodies, law enforcement agencies and industry sectors.
ACAMS has operations across the Americas, EMEA and APAC regions and provides a wide range of anti-financial crime services including membership resources and networking, Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (“CAMS”) Certified Global Sanctions Specialist (CGSS) certification, boot camps, training and publications. ACAMS is also a leader in its field in international conference attendance and publishing, and two of the sectors’ top-read titles are the multiple award winning ACAMS Today and ACAMS’ moneylaundering.com.
About ACAMS® in Europe and Africa:
Headquartered in Canary Wharf London with expanding operations in Frankfurt, Paris and Warsaw, ACAMS Europe and Africa is committed to continuously enhancing its anti-financial crime education and networking services for ACAMS individual and institutional Members, plus CAMS and CGSS certified professionals across the region. Offering training in a range of languages including Arabic, English, French, German, Polish, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish, ACAMS fosters the development of anti-financial crime best practice and peer education through its thriving network of Member led chapters in Europe and Africa including: Baltics, Cyprus, France, Germany, Ireland, Netherlands, Nordics, Poland, Switzerland and UK in Europe, and Ghana, Nigeria and South Africa.
The Regional Development Manager Africa, reporting to the Sales Director Europe and Africa, is responsible for sales and business development in Africa. ACAMS services are widely used by organisations in the financial sector, as well as consultancies, corporates, technology companies, law enforcement, regulators and other public sector bodies.
The Regional Development Manager Africa plays an essential role in ACAMS Africa growth strategy. Africa is considered an important region both for its developing anti financial crime community but also as a vibrant and fast growing economic region.
The Regional Development Manager Africa is responsible for managing existing relationships as well as for growing and converting new opportunities into profitable long-term customer relationships through effective business development and relationship management in a predominantly greenfield market. The role requires a highly ambitious and astute commercial professional, with experience in establishing and growing strategic business relationships and partnerships, a driven individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced and sophisticated industry.
As ACAMS most senior business development representative in Africa, this role requires the highest level of personal integrity, commercial acumen and gravitas. This role demands strong interpersonal and collaboration skills and will work closely colleagues, particularly the Chapter Management, Global Account and Events teams across ACAMS.
Completes other duties as assigned.
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