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Head of Compliance - Banking

  • Location: Essex
  • Salary: £80,000 - £100,000 per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 6 days ago

  • Sector: Compliance
  • Contact: Caroline Doyle
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 07702662138
  • Expiry Date: 16 April 2023
  • Job Ref: CD/10082

MERJE are partnered with a market leading bank who have a fantastic opportunity for a head of compliance.


Reporting directly into the Chief Risk Officer (CRO), establish and maintain an effective Regulatory & Conduct Risk management framework throughout the Group in accordance with regulatory and legislative requirements (e.g. FCA and guidance. To proactively establish compliance with regulatory requirements throughout the business, constructively challenge the business and oversee the assurance program.

  • Act as the Group’s Subject Matter Expert for the establishment, maintenance and oversight of an effective regulatory and conduct risk management framework that meets the requirements of all relevant regulatory and legislative requirements and guidance

  • Responsible for the development,implementation and oversight of the effective embedding of the Group’s Regulatory Risk Policy, Conduct Risk Policy and other related policies. Responsible for the maintenance of those Policies, to ensure that they align to changes in regulatory/legislative requirements and guidance

  • Responsible for ensuring adequate resource to discharge compliance duties

  • Responsible for ensuring that an effective training and support framework in relation to regulatory and conduct risk management is established and maintained throughout the Group

  • Responsible for ensuring that effective regulatory risk management systems and technology are established and maintained throughout the Group to ensure effective and efficient regulatory and conduct risk management




  • Ability to manage Compliance resulting in the best outcome for the Society understanding the totality of any situation whist adhering to all regulatory requirements

  • Excellent stakeholder management

  • Excellence in verbal and written communication - write and deliver concise meaningful reports

  • Proactive not reactive with respect to Compliance issues

  • Team management


This is a great opportunity for a senior compliance professional looking to take the next step in their career. As well as a competitive salary you will be offered a fantastic working culture coupled with remote working.


If you are interested in this Compliance opportunity and would like to apply or would like further information, please submit your CV.


Please note, should feedback not be received within 28 days due to the large volume of applications, unfortunately, your application has been unsuccessful. However, we may be in touch with similar relevant opportunities.

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