Head of Compliance (South West)

Posted 24 May 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Discipline Compliance
Contact NameTerry Wetters

Job description

My client has a fantastic opportunity for a HEAD OF COMPLIANCE to Make a positive impact on the day to day operations of a successful global business, taking the lead on risk management to ensure delivery of ethical and compliant practices across the board.

Key responsibilities:

  • Lead a new function within the business, working with the Group General Counsel and Company Secretary to ensure adherence to laws, rules and regulations
  • Ensure the business effectively measures and manages the risks it faces, and support colleagues in their duty to comply with relevant laws, regulations and internal procedures
  • Manage 2 direct reports, leading on compliance monitoring/reporting across the business
  • Develop and manage routine monitoring and compliance audits as required
  • Managing the whistleblowing facility, ensuring adequate follow-ups are in place
  • Undertaking 'Horizon scanning' activities, keeping colleagues across the business informed of emerging issues and regulatory developments
  • Maintain effective compliance and conduct risk frameworks
  • Oversee development and maintenance of company compliance policies and procedures
  • Engaging with all staff to develop a positive and professional approach to compliance
  • Act as primary point of contact with regulators and other key bodies

Key skills & experience required:

  • Experience in a compliance management role
  • Compliance qualification e.g ICA
  • Experience of collating data and producing MI reports
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to write clear and concise records
  • Strong attention to detail