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Compliance Manager - Technology

  • Location

    London

  • Discipline:

    Compliance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £50,000 - £60,000

  • Consultant:

    Kirstie Burn

  • Email:

    kburn@merje.com

  • Job ref:

    KBU/17325B

  • Published:

    27 days ago

Job Description:               Heading up the Compliance function within the Corporate department which also provides Legal, Info Sec, Finance and HR services to allied businesses that are co-located within the London office and abroad.

The Client-                         A leading Software company operating a number of entities across a worldwide platform, offering to do extraordinary things with data. They create and support ground-breaking software which enables businesses to use data to commercially drive their strategies and innovatively develop product offerings and services. 

This Client does not provide sponsorship.

The role-                             

  • Take ownership of the compliance function and ensure all matters are quality driven and centrally supported with best practice
  • The role will be responsible for developing and maintaining a centralised, coordinated system of information management and certification of quality standards in regards to how the business operates
  • The overall management of the business around corporate governance matters
  • Focus on Compliance, Risk Reporting, Regulatory management and Audit
  • Change management and training throughout the company for the implementation of structures, procedures and information exchange
  • Oversight of work for external consultants on allocated projects in regards to compliance and standards
  • Senior stakeholder management to ensure conformance with company and industry standards
  • Reporting regular updates and having regular meetings with Senior management – support with MI as required
  • Collaboration with all functions and liaising with non-technical people in the business around technical compliance, risk and audit matters

Key Requirements-

  • Proven experience of working collaboratively with multiple functions within an SME business.
  • Several years’ experience in compliance, audit and risk management in a technology context
  • Bachelor’s degree in law, business management or another relevant specialisation
  • Desirable if can bring previous experience with Information Security Management Systems (ISMS) and Data Protection, including ISO 27001 and ISO 9001.
  • Experience of working within a regulatory framework and of making submissions to regulators
  • Solid background in Risk (Corporate Risk / Risk mitigations) and Compliance
  • Strong people person with excellent communication skills
  • A solid influencer with excellent soft skills to be able to identify the realities and gain trust and respect from the business
  • A background in the software/ technology industry would be advantageous
  • Cultural fit within an innovative environment with a strong commercial focus