Head of Compliance

Michael Page International Rec Ltd
London (Greater)
£90k - £110k pa
05 Dec 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
This is a Head of Compliance role for a start up compliance consultancy, the ideal candidate will have a wealth of compliance experience in investment management and ideally have worked in a consultancy environment previously.

Client Details

A start up compliance consultancy.


* Subject Matter knowledge - The role will require an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the FCA handbook as well as the current and up-coming regulations and directives applicable.

* Financial awareness - understands the principles of managing financial assets and can track and maintain awareness of client engagements and monitor profitability

* Relationship management - able to develop and maintain strong relationships with clients and intermediaries.

* Commercial awareness - have a broad knowledge of the investment management market and understands the business objective and growth intentions.

* Risk awareness - able to recognise and respond to risk situations and stays up to date with appropriate legislation and professional standards.
* Communication - demonstrates good listening and questioning skills and has strong spoken and written communication.

* Teamwork - must be able to be autonomous in performing their duties, but as a small team there is a high degree of overlap and dynamic which forms and integral part of the role. Must be willing to pitch in to help other team members who are under pressure.

* Leadership - As the firm grows, the individual must be able to inspire others through own actions and behaviour, and provide mentoring to more junior employees


* Proven track record within compliance gained within Compliance consultancy (preferably)

* Ability to implement solutions to address the regulatory requirements of the client

* Sound knowledge of the FCA handbook, ESMA and SEC where required

* Experience of monitoring and the ability to develop compliance monitoring programmes and techniques.

* Strong client facing ability.

* Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Job Offer

circa £100,000 base plus a high bonus potential/ package.
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