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Head of Department – Compliance

Contact Karl Tomkinson
Reference C-KT04156241
Salary Range £60,000 - £80,000 per annum
Job Type Permanent
Location Leamington Spa Warwickshire England West Midlands
Job Duration n/a
Date Posted 07 Feb 2019
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Highly successful firm in Warwickshire seeks a talented Head of Compliance on a full-time, permanent basis.

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an ambitious solicitor to head our client’s compliance department located in the Leamington Spa area. The successful applicant will hold responsibility for ensuring quality assurance and compliance with SRA and all other regulatory compliance, whilst assisting the head of department in providing technical advice to staff.

• Ensuring compliance
• Data protection
• Anti-money laundering regulations
• Risk awareness matters
• Due diligence
• Monthly compliance dashboard reports
• Reviewing and updating policies and procedures
• Undertaking monthly and quarterly audits
• Handling complaints and enquires
• Devising and delivering training plans
• Maintaining relevant breaches registers
• Attending various meetings
• Liaising with stakeholders and other professionals

The Candidate
• Applications are encouraged from solicitors with a minimum of five years’ PQE
• Previous experience of working within a similar compliance role is essential for this role
• Excel in communication both verbally and written
• Be highly organised and able to work under your own initiative as well as part of a team
• Possess strong levels of technical knowledge

The Firm
Our client is a leading law firm with strong roots and ability to blend traditional values with modern practices to deliver full-service legal advice to clients across the UK. Recognising that their employees are their biggest asset, they have created a supportive and enjoyable working environment where staff are able to achieve their full potential. Committed to building long-term relationships with their clients, they go above and beyond to understand and deliver on their needs. Actively involved within their local communities, they support local charities and encourage their staff to get involved with voluntary work. Due to continuous growth and development, they are now seeking to recruit a talented individual to head their compliance department.

• Free parking
• Generous holiday allowance
• Opportunities for career development
• Competitive salary
• Staff activities
• Pension and healthcare scheme

Head of Department – Compliance

For further details of this Head of Compliance vacancy, please contact Karl quoting reference KT04156241.


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