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Head of Compliance - Mortgages

  • Location

    Hampshire

  • Discipline:

    Compliance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £70,000 - £75,000

  • Consultant:

    Kirstie Burn

  • Email:

    kburn@merje.com

  • Job ref:

    KBU/16162

  • Published:

    11 days ago

The Client-

Mortgages business and loan services

This Client does not provide sponsorship.

The role-

  • Manage, develop and lead a high calibre second line compliance function
  • Identify upcoming changes in regulation and how these may impact the business – making any changes to current processes and policies as required
  • Ensure that the compliance manual and associated procedures for Compliance are reviewed and updated annually
  • Manage regulatory reporting requirements
  • Oversee the adequacy of regulatory compliance training programmes and co-coordinating staff training where required
  • Ensure compliance monitoring plans provide effective assurance over identified risk areas
  • Work closely with the Head of Risk to ensure there are no potential weaknesses in the control framework
  • Perform the role of Data Protection Officer
  • Liaise closely with Internal Audit to align the scope of assurance activity to be undertaken
  • Lead team meetings to contribute to the wider Risk & Compliance function
  • Deputise for the Head of Risk & Compliance where required including in respect of investigating potential breaches of the conduct rules and liaising regulatory bodies

Key Requirements-        

  • Broad experience gained from working within a regulated mortgage environment
  • Solid understanding of MCOB, CONC, Data Protection and money laundering regulations
  • Excellent people management skills with the ability to inspire a high performing team
  • Senior Stakeholder management skills
  • Experience of operating at a senior level in a compliance team

This is a newly created role to support further growth and development in the business.  This person will be a key hire to be responsible for maintaining an effective second line compliance function across two regulated mortgage businesses.