Director - Risk and Compliance

Carlyle Kingswood Global
London (Greater)
12 Nov 2017
18 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Summary:

As the Director of Risk and Compliance you will be responsible to direct the activities and mature the effectiveness of the company’s risk management and regulatory compliance programs. The Director of Risk and Compliance will develop and administer key risk management and compliance policies, controls, and programs that mitigate regulatory and legal compliance exposures in existing operations while effectively supporting business growth and expansion. The position is responsible to promote an organizational culture that encourages ethical conduct and a commitment to compliance with the business’s code of conduct, internal company policies, and the law.

Essential Job Functions:

Serves as a vocal champion of the corporation's CLEAR Values and its global risk management and compliance objectives in all workplace settings, both formally and informally. Works to enhance the ethics and compliance value proposition to management and employee colleagues alike.

Responsible to direct and mature the Risk and Compliance function under executive management direction and in accordance with predetermined goals and objectives. Ensures high-quality service delivery of the function’s objectives within reasonable schedules and allotted budgets. Ensures a high standard of professional excellence is maintained in all services and work product. The primary, day-to-day focus for this role is in the XIS, XCS, and XBS legal entities; opportunities exist over time for a secondary risk and compliance contribution to Xchanging’s other businesses.

Liaise effectively with UK and other financial services and insurance regulators, JV and other business partners, and client leadership. Contribute effectively as a member of the Board of Directors and a frequent attendee at the Board of Director meetings.

Required Qualifications:

University degree, plus ten (10) or more years of professional experience in the financial services or insurance industry in a public multinational or UK-regulated enterprise. This client specifically seeks a candidate with an in-depth knowledge of the London insurance market, generally, and of the specific role of Lloyd’s of London in that market.

Recent and relevant experience with implementation and management of compliance and risk management policies and procedures.

Demonstrated business acumen, including ability to see the “big picture” as well as the relationship of very detailed and specific legal and business issues.

The ability to persuasively communicate program rationales, benefits, and risk avoidance/mitigation strategies. Strong communication skills are needed to interface with internal team, external agencies, members of company business operations and staff areas, and regional/industry leaders.