Senior Compliance Officer

Recruiter
Ideal Personnel & Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Location
Milton Keynes
Salary
Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted
02 Feb 2017
Closes
02 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client has a permanent vacancy for a Senior Compliance Officer reporting to the Chief Risk Officer.

Responsibilities include:

·Leading the Compliance function and supporting team members to add value to the organisation

·Driving proactivity and promoting a can-do attitude

·Identification: Identifying the compliance risks that the business faces

·Prevention: Challenging compliance controls that have been implemented to protect the business from risk, including achieving and maintaining appropriate accreditations such as ISO27001 and ISO22301

·Monitoring: Monitoring and reporting on the effectiveness of compliance activities across the organisation

·Resolution: Driving the resolution of key risks

·Advisory: Advising the business on risk based compliance rules and controls

·Ensuring the continuing development of the Compliance dashboards and reporting products – Quality is key

·Ensuring Compliance Meetings are effective and take place regularly

·Driving accountability for risk ownership and the resolution of key issues that affect compliance posture

·Driving compliance performance and ensuring that the business is delivering on milestones and deadlines

·Promoting a strong compliance culture that adheres to best practice

·Reviewing and identifying controls and assessing adequacy for critical processes

·Deputising in the absence of the Chief Risk Officer

·Management of the Compliance team, to include conducting one-to-ones and appraisals

The successful applicant will need:

·Minimum QCF level 6, this equates to a degree with honours

·It is a requirement of the job that the jobholder already has or is prepared to study for a relevant compliance management qualification.

·At least 3 years’ proven experience in a risk environment

·Experience of managing others either directly or via matrix management

·The ability to influence decisions at senior management level

·Excellent working knowledge of the Data Protection Act legislation

·Knowledge ISO standards in relation to information security and Business Continuity

·Excellent communication and presentation skills

·Strong experience of risk management

·Awareness of FCA compliance

Due to the large number of responses we receive it is not always possible to respond to every application. We will only contact those candidates short-listed for this role. If you have not heard from us within 7 days please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. If you wish to apply for further roles please do so. We will retain your details on file and contact you should a suitable vacancy become available.