09 Jul 2019

Head of Compliance

Ref 32508

Our client is looking to recruit a Head of Compliance, to be primarily responsible for overseeing compliance across the Group, establishing standards and implementing controls and procedures to ensure the Group remains effective and efficient in identifying, preventing, detecting and correcting non-compliance with applicable laws and regulations. 

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Oversee and monitor the Compliance Framework, Compliance Manual and Compliance Monitoring Programme 
  • Develop the annual compliance work plan that reflects the organization's unique characteristics
  • Periodically revise the compliance plan in light of changes
  • Guide, coach and develop in a productive, professional way, the compliance team
  • Provide guidance, advice, and/or training and educational programs, to improve business' understanding of related laws and regulatory requirements
  • Provide strategic direction to the management team on compliance
  • Assess the business’s future ventures to identify possible compliance risks
  • Prepare and present clear and concise compliance reports to the Boards
  • Develop policies and programs that encourage managers and employees to report suspected fraud and other improprieties, without fear of retaliation

Key Competencies:

  • Proven experience in leading a compliance team or function
  • Good knowledge of the industry’s standards and regulations
  • A business acumen partnered with a dedication to legality
  • Methodical and diligent with outstanding planning abilities
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A proven talent developer
  • Certified compliance professional


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