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Head of Compliance - Insurance

  • Location

    Oxfordshire

  • Discipline:

    Compliance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £70,000 - £90,000

  • Consultant:

    Kirstie Burn

  • Email:

    kburn@merje.com

  • Job ref:

    KBU/14597

  • Published:

    5 months ago

A newly created role due to further growth and success of the business.  The objective of this role is to lead the Compliance team and to provide advice and guidance to key stakeholders and lead a team of Risk & Compliance partners to ensure that risks and issues across all businesses are appropriately identified and managed.

Responsibilities:

  • Engage with stakeholders on BAU and change activities within the business to ensure compliance if maintained and developed
  • Manage the implementation of the compliance framework across operational and change activities
  • Lead and motivate the compliance team in their advisory and assurance activities and personal development
  • Work with stakeholders, directly and through the compliance team to propose and agree actions required to mitigate key risks
  • Provide advice and support which enables management to make informed decisions which reflect regulatory expectations and risks
  • Enhance and maintain an effective compliance culture
  • Lead and oversee delivery of Compliance training and awareness activities
  • Leading the Business Risk and Sales Quality Teams to provide assurance to the business
  • Represent compliance at relevant meetings and committees and third party providers and partners

 

Key Competencies:

  • Strong technical background of FCA regulatory requirements across General Insurance – ideally in a distribution company
  • Strong understanding of a range of compliance frameworks
  • Strong communication skills, both orally and in writing across all levels of management
  • Ability to build successful relationships with a number of senior stakeholders
  • Ability to operate effectively within a fast paced organisation
  • Ideally have experience of advised sales processes