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Head of Compliance – Employee Benefits UK & Ireland

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £90,000 - £110,000 per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 20 days ago

  • Sector: Compliance
  • Contact: Kirstie Burn
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 02036371603
  • Expiry Date: 02 April 2023
  • Job Ref: KBU/9902

​​This is a newly created role to join one of the UK’s leading Insurance Groups who are on an amazing growth journey.They now have an exciting opportunity to join them as a Head of Compliance for their UK&I Health & Benefits Group. This role is open to most of their UK locations (main sites near Birmingham, Bristol with travel to their London Head Office.)


Working alongside the Chief Compliance Office for UK&I, you will provide compliance oversight, leadership and advisory support across the UK&I Health and Benefits’ activities, resources and staff, supporting the business in maintaining compliance with the requirements of industry and government lead regulation, within a framework of business efficiency.


You will provide advice, support and, as necessary, management of any parts of UK&I Health and Benefits’ business FCA compliance planning and to report progress to relevant Boards and Committees on a regular basis whilst managing and overseeing the Health and Benefits Compliance Team, collaborating with and drawing on resource from the wider UK&I Compliance Team as required.


Areas of focus

    • Work with senior operational management to ensure that compliance systems and controls remain appropriate

    • Manage assigned projects and contributes to other project as required

    • Provide relevant management information to the Chief Compliance Officer and the Senior Management of the UK&I Health and Benefits businesses

    • Deliver on any Health and Benefits relevant components of the overall UK&I compliance plan

    • Ensure that the Health and Benefits compliance team makes use of timely and insightful data to inform their understanding of regulatory risks and customer outcomes across UK&I Health and Benefits


Skills and Experience

    • Strong knowledge of FCA requirements specifically relating to health, benefits and life products within both ICOBs and COBs

    • Good knowledge of FCA requirements in relation to investment, pension and mortgage products

    • Leading a compliance team

    • Working with Board level management

    • Strong regulatory focus

    • Demonstrable experience of setting compliance policies and standards

    • Demonstrable experience of setting compliance programmes and oversight planning


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.