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Head of Compliance

Job Title: Head of Compliance
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: 100000 - 110000
Contact Name: Quentin Downes
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 4 years ago

Job Description

Would you like to take the Compliance Lead on a high profile business multi-year integration programme? Are you able to build relationships and drive change with CEO and board level executives? Do you have experience working with large and diverse insurance entities?

This is a great chance to join as a member of the senior management team and support the direction, development, and strategy of Compliance across this blue chip insurance broker and its integration programme.

The role will require excellent relationship building experience, broad and deep knowledge of regulatory rules, previous experience of managing a team, and ability/willingness to travel to multiple locations within the UK and key responsibilities will be:

  • Oversee successful implementation, and execution, of the business-facing and compliance / regulatory related elements of integration
  • Providing oversight and technical advice on significant business projects
  • Lead projects which have a regulatory focus
  • Helping prepare for FCA interaction and visits and acting as a regulatory liaison point to the regulators
  • Recruitment and selection, training and development, performance management
  • Regular engagement with the Business Leaders

To be a successful in this role you will have the following skills and experience:

  • Extensive experience working within a regulated environment and Compliance function within the insurance industry, preferably within retail (not essential)
  • Previous experience dealing with senior executives / management
  • Broad knowledge of insurance / insurance brokers
  • Experience dealing with complex issues in large insurance companies
  • Proven effective supervisory skills in being flexible, creative, team-oriented and process-drive
  • Strong communication skills – written & oral
  • Ability to encourage action in a diplomatic fashion

In return the Head of Retail Compliance will receive a salary of £95,000 – £105,000 + car allowance, pension, family private medical, life assurance