Legal & Compliance Officer - Newport Outskirts

Recruiter
TSR Legal Recruitment
Location
UK
Salary
£30,000 - £39,999
Posted
07 Nov 2019
Closes
07 Dec 2019
Ref
1304362060
Category
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Legal & Compliance Officer - Newport Outskirts

This is a brand new opportunity for a Legal & Compliance Officer to join an international organisation with a difference. This is a role that will offer you the chance to work autonomously whilst reporting to the CFO remotely from the offices and or from home.

This business has strong growth plans and as a result are looking for an independent individual to work in a standalone capacity with the option for flexi working.

This role will see you take control of:
  • internal and external legal matters and compliance within the regulatory framework in particular Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the (AFM)
  • ensuring activities and business undertaken in UK, Europe and client markets across Europe
  • providing updates on all regulatory compliance matters.

This is an international and growing business which, for the right person will provide an excellent opportunity to add real value.

You will be responsible for:
  • Keeping up to date with upcoming legal updates and making recommendations to Senior Management as applicable.
  • Managing and maintaining a suite of legal documents.
  • Leading and owning all compliance activities ensuring alignment with local regulatory requirements for activities and businesses.
  • Developing and implementing a risk-based Compliance Monitoring Programme (CMP), ensuring reviews are appropriately implemented and performed.
  • Ensuring all compliance policies, procedures, systems and controls are up-to-date and effective.
  • Maintaining all compliance documentation to ensure it is fit for purpose, accurate and up to date with all regulatory changes.
  • Identifying and managing compliance training to ensure that staff are aware of their regulatory compliance obligations.
  • Providing board level compliance reporting.

To be considered for the post you must be able to demonstrate:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Management, Finance or Law
  • Extensive experience working within a legal/compliance/risk environment.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to handle challenging situations at the highest stakeholder levels (up to Group CEO level) internally and with external bodies (e.g. Regulators)
  • Experience in dealing with regulatory bodies, specifically the FCA
  • Excellent understanding and knowledge of local regulations and international compliance practices
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal, communication and facilitation skills
  • Proactive, with the ability to generate ideas and think creatively with a solution-oriented approach
  • Strong internal and external stakeholder & relationship management skills

This is an exceptional opportunity for a Compliance Officer to join a developing international practice in the outskirts of Newport.

If this sounds like an opportunity you can't miss, please apply to this advert or contact Rachel Phillips at the TSR Legal team for a confidential discussion.

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