Compliance & Risk Manager

09 May 2017
07 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description: This role will be responsible for the Compliance & Risk Management in the UK, sitting as part of the overall Global Compliance & Risk function. Focusing on ensuring compliance across the UK business including new product development, via digital / e-commerce channels and partners.

The Client- Payments, Money transfer and e-money provider within the Retail based Consumer products governed by the FCA and HMRC.

The role-

  • Responsible for executing the Compliance and Risk management programme across all aspects of Product and Marketing, including new product development and existing product management.
  • Ensure the business complies with all applicable requirements through regulatory awareness, knowledge and ability to communicate to the relevant functions and countries.
  • Manage and facilitate the Compliance and Risk management framework.
  • Manage teams across multi-site locations.
  • Supporting and attending the Risk Committees including presentation of information and materials
  • Supporting and enhancing existing processes.
  • Working with other Compliance and Risk Leads to ensure a co-ordinated and positive approach across the business and jurisdictions.
  • Lead the coordination of product life cycles for Compliance and Risk.
  • Develop and maintain AML CTF controls and risk mitigation including licencing and impact assessments.
  • Manage local (UK) Policy and be part of the Global virtual policy team.
  • Advisory - regulatory engagement, oversight, change management, consultations, consistency with Global standards.
  • Provide accurate and relevant management information for the Global Compliance and Risk reporting framework.

Key Requirements-

  • Payments industry and regulatory background / experience
  • Broad understanding of compliance across retail consumer products - digital / ecommerce experience particularly of interest
  • People management experience
  • FCA and HMRC reporting experience desirable
  • Ability to perform MLRO duties (Non CF position)
  • Excellent communication skills to work with a wide ranging peer group and also to be able to present to the Risk Committees
  • Strong Financial Crime / AML technical knowledge and skills
  • Self starter with initiative