Senior Compliance & Risk Manager

Sewell Wallis
Competitive salary
11 Jan 2019
18 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is a dynamic and entrepreneurial organisation with a real passion for driving success though it's people. With a fun and energetic culture, they are strong advocates of people having an excellent work life balance and operate a flexible working policy across the company. They have therefore become one of the most desirable employers in North Yorkshire.

Operating in a fast moving and competitive industry they are now forging an impressive track record. With turnover now heading towards £300 million, the Senior Management Team are looking to strengthen the business in key areas to ensure its continued success. One area they are focused on is compliance and they are looking to make an immediate appointment in that area at a senior level in the business.

The role is an extremely diverse role and will have all encompassing involvement in many areas of the business. Your key role is to take a real proactive approach to implementing and maintaining compliance across all areas of the business. To engage with all stake holders and understand and educate people about the importance of compliance, both internally and externally.

Your responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:-

-Develop strategies for Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery, Resilience, Risk Management and Compliance within a heavily regulated industry. You will also have involvement in significant strategic business projects.
-Managed a small team within compliance with a strong focus around the new GDPR regulations to ensure the business working within the new guidelines
-Responsible for risk management, continual improvement and legal and regulatory compliance.
-Direct the compliance strategy across the business working closely with the SMT
-Ensure all compliance policies are adhered to and any new procedures required are implemented effectively and efficiently
-Negotiate and draft contract for the business
-Continuously develop the professional capabilities and can-do culture within the team and the wider business to support continual improvement, cost-effective delivery and personal development with regards all compliance issues.
-Look at existing training programmes within the business, making improvements on current programmes and implementing any new ones required
Responsible for reporting requirements, working with the SMT to compile annualised compliance reports.

The ideal candidate will have a real drive for change and delivery with a strong background within compliance/audit/risk. You will need to be able to communicate and influence at all levels across a business.

You will be working with the senior leadership team from day one and therefore it is in your control to become a key part of the business and create an outstanding career for yourself in an ambitious and already successful organisation.

For further details please contact Lucy Campbell.

Sewell Wallis acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. As part of our recruitment process, we will retain your CV for a period of one year to enable us to consider you for future roles. After this period your CV will be deleted.

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