Chief Compliance Officer

Bristol, UK
05 Aug 2019
09 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
The role is primarily responsible for the management and oversight of compliance and risk management, customer relations and AML for all UK companies within the organisation, including Ireland. You will ensure compliance with laws, regulatory requirements, policies and procedures.

You will be responsible for establishing standards and implementing procedures to ensure compliance programs are effective and efficient in identifying, preventing, detecting and correcting non-compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

The Role:
  • Responsibility for the CF10 Control Function
  • Establish standards and implement procedures to ensure an effective compliance and risk monitoring process is in place.
  • Present management information to the board and senior management to evidence compliance and where appropriate ensure preventative controls are put in place.
  • Ensure the Board and wider business are kept up to date with any changes and offer guidance, support and advice. As well as oversight on successful implementation of these changes.
  • Provide coaching and guidance to Board members and senior management to enable them to fulfil their regulatory responsibilities.
  • Provide leadership and direction to ensure the compliance programs and training sessions are effective and efficient.
  • Understand the product range and services of the company and its operations and related risks and be able to manage compliance and risk in relation to these.
  • Actively monitor regulatory developments, assess the potential impact on the business and deliver findings and recommendations.
  • Provide support to the business in attending meetings where high level compliance expertise is required.
  • To lead in the design, rollout and maintenance of the Company's response to the Senior Managers Certificate Regime.
  • Conduct regular 1:1's with direct reports and formal performance appraisals, to set and review performance objectives and formulate individual training and development plans.

  • Strong compliance experience at a senior level within the general insurance industry is essential
  • Strong technical knowledge and understanding of the FCA's rules and regulations.
  • Previous experience of internal control, investigation or audit experience gained within financial services, legal or a regulatory environment would be an advantage.
  • Degree qualified or equivalent

Working Hours
  • Working 37.5 hours per week, across Monday - Friday, although some flexibility is required to meet the needs of the business, for example the ability to work under time pressure and at unsociable hours where necessary.
  • Travel within the UK as and when necessary in order to meet the requirements of this position, along with travel abroad from time to time.

  • Company pension contribution
  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Fruit Tuesdays
  • Discounted Travel Insurance
  • Tastecard+

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