Head of Compliance / Senior Compliance Manager
Head of Compliance or Senior Compliance Manager
The Compliance position has sole responsibility for all compliance matters and reports to the General Counsel.
You will initially be expected to be a ‘change agent’, that will develop and build a compliance function around people, process, and technology that will be fit for purpose when we are a billion-dollar company with 1,000+ staff located in multiple locations and operating across the globe.
You will have a broad compliance background including experience with Data Protection and Regulated Products and importantly will have worked for a global company with exposure to regulation in multiple jurisdictions. You will bring experience of best practice technology and processes, and experience in driving major change.
Responsible for hands-on design & build of a compliance function including people, process, and technology;
Lead Compliance, Financial Crime, GDPR and data protection planning and compliance programme including early testing of all changes;
Maintain a good working knowledge of key existing & evolving regulation applicable to the firm, including (amongst others) UK FCA rules and regulations, Advertising Standards, Data Protection and Privacy, and other regulations;
Develop and maintain network of advisors and subscriptions to keep up to date on changing regulation and ensure timely and commercial support growth plans;
Regularly review compliance policies and processes and conduct regular reviews of compliance activities across the business to identify any vulnerabilities and risks, and develop and implement any remedial plans;
Develop staff training programmes for all compliance areas. Lead staff communication and training on compliance at all levels;
Develop client/marketing literature around our compliance activities.
At least five years’ experience in a senior compliance role,
Experience in a global business with multiple global offices and exposure to regulation across multiple jurisdictions including the UK, Europe and US, Experience in Data protection and privacy, with a good understanding of the forthcoming GDPR, Some experience of US privacy and marketing compliance areas (e.g. TCPA).
General experience around other compliance areas such as anti-bribery and corruption,
Experience of setting up and/or managing compliance programmes and controls, including use of technology,
Experience of implementing policies and leading training programmes,
Strong organisational and project management skills