Director of Compliance

Posted 15 May 2023
Salary Negotiable
LocationWest Midlands
Job type Permanent
DisciplineCompliance & Financial Crime
Contact NameTerry Wetters

Job description

My client has an exciting opportunity for a DIRECTOR OF COMPLIANCE to take responsibility for developing and embedding the risk management framework, whilst overseeing a team of approximately 10FTE focusing on AML and compliance.

The position reports into the General Counsel / Company Secretary.

Responsibilities Include:

  • devise and deliver a Compliance roadmap that is in line with Company strategy

  • own Compliance policies, controls, procedures and risk assessments

  • develop and report on risk appetite statements and key risk indicators

  • be a guide and specialist for stakeholders internally to support compliance

  • audit internal policies, controls and processes to ensure effectiveness

  • horizon scanning

  • advise on and help manage any serious compliance issues that arise

  • promote regulatory awareness and knowledge across the organisation

  • lead the Compliance team, which includes operational compliance analysts which support key business processes, to deliver a smooth service and an engaged and motivated team

Experience Required:

  • Experience in a similar Head / Director of Compliance role in a similar firm

  • Experience in the property sector (mortgages, conveyancing, estate agency)

  • Knowledge of Anti-Money Laundering regulation and standards

  • Technical knowledge and expertise covering development and embedding of enterprise risk management frameworks

  • Experience leading and motivating a team

Desired Skills:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Ability to drive change

  • Strong sense of ethics

  • Ability to influence stakeholders across all levels of the business