Risk & Compliance Director – Consumer Credit

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    £100,000 - £110,000

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    over 1 year ago

Job Description:                               The primary purpose of this role is to ensure the business operates in accordance with all Legal and Regulatory requirements.  This key hire will work closely with the Exec in regards to the day to day business activities.


Key responsibilities include:

  • Working closely with other members of the Exco to deliver the Corporate Plan and in the development of the Company Strategy
  • Develop, implement and review appropriate strategies for the Risk & Compliance function
  • Develop, implement and review the Compliance Monitoring Plan
  • Identify and interpret key developments in regulation and legislation and ensure it is clear how these will impact the business
  • Work with the senior management team to review the risks identified at strategic and operational levels and ensure all identified risks are being managed appropriately
  • Establish a team in Operational Risk and Compliance who are well skilled, motivated and of the highest integrity
  • Support the business in the design of new products / markets
  • Perform the role of MLRO for the business
  • Form effective relationships with the key regulators for the business (FCA and FOS)
  • Ensure Exco is informed about and understands the company’s GDPR compliance risk in line with Exco’s accountability for data protection – including holding the role of the Data Protection Officer for the company



The Person

  • Experience from consumer credit / lending markets
  • People Management and good leadership skills
  • More than 5 years’ experience in running Operational Risk and Compliance functions in a financial services organisation
  • Previous approved person experience would be desirable
  • Previous experience of engaging with the FCA
  • Strong stakeholder management skills