Senior Compliance Manager

Cornwall, UK
19 Aug 2019
30 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Elevate is recruiting for a **Senior Compliance Manager**to work for a large UK Energy supplier on a flexible 6-month contract.

The successful candidate will lead the implementation of all compliance related programmes, policies and procedures within the company.

You will also be responsible for internal investigations of compliance issues, including potential criminal activity. This will include reporting to the company's Management Team and Audit Committee.

Reporting to the Head of Compliance and DPO, you will be supported by two compliance officers who will have a focus on GDPR.

**You might be the right person if you:**

- Have the confidence to work autonomously without the need for frequent support.

**Key duties:**

- Ensuring compliance with ethical and legislative standards in relation to anti-bribery and corruption and other forms of financial crime, such as: corporate criminal tax offence, money laundering and sanctions, business separation and competition, modern Slavery, and data protection.
- Supervising two compliance officers, supporting ongoing work with weekly reviews.
- Regulate the business in accordance with SGN's statutory powers, gas licence and other applicable laws and regulations as well as internal governance.
- Promoting awareness of Compliance, Ethics & Governance in order to improve the core legal & compliance expertise within the company.
- Develop and implement company frameworks and guidelines for Legal and Compliance issues, such as ABC, modern slavery, money laundering, data protection etc.
- Manage and inspire junior members of the team.
- Support the team, including the Director of Legal & Compliance & Assistant Company Secretary on corporate governance matters as and when required.
- Inform and educate staff through e-learning packages, workshops, seminars, meetings etc.
- Prepare for and attend quarterly Ethics and Compliance Committee and Audit Committee meetings.
- Continued development of company policies and frameworks for all Compliance related issues.

**Essential experience and skills for success:**

- In-house compliance experience of successfully managing a programme and responding to investigations.
- An excellent understanding of governance and risk management.
- Excellent analytical skills and significant experience of investigating misconduct.
- The ability to think strategically and commercially, to find solutions that meet both legislative and business requirements.
- Strong decision-making capabilities and ethical principles.


- Law degree (or equivalent).
- Professional qualification in business compliance and / or financial crime prevention.
- Certified Fraud Specialist / Examiner qualification (or similar investigatory experience).
- Data Protection Practitioners Certificate (or equivalent)

**Elevate is the law company.** We provide consulting, technology and services to law departments and law firms. Our global team of lawyers, engineers, consultants and business experts improve efficiency, quality and outcomes for customers worldwide. Elevate's achievements and distinctions include:

- Ranked on the Inc. 5000 list of Fastest-Growing Private Companies two years in a row.
- Ranked as a top Global Services Provider by Chambers & Partners three years in a row.
- Lead Partner of the FT Innovative Lawyers Awards.

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