[6241] - Deputy Head of Risk & Compliance - Maven Partners

The Organisation:
Our client, a leading law firm, is looking for a Deputy Head of Risk & Compliance to join their Jersey Compliance team.

The Role:
Responsibilities include:
Deputise and provide support for the Head of Risk and Compliance, Jersey in all matters as required.
Provision of a robust and consistent advisory service across the business in relation to Risk and Compliance matters as they arise with reference to relevant external legislation, regulation and policy as required.
Support the ongoing implementation of the Compliance Monitoring Programme to ensure it remains risk focused and relevant.
Support the Compliance Monitoring Manager in the completion of remediation projects resulting from the CMP as required.
Provide a monitoring and oversight function for the registers and control sheets maintained by the Risk & Compliance team.
Provide coaching, mentoring and training to the Risk & Compliance team as required.
Identify breaches and recommend changes to systems and controls, policies and procedures to ensure compliance is achieved and maintained and risks mitigated.
Support the completion of governance reviews of the statutory files of the Affiliation Leader and the participating members ensuring their timely and accurate completion.
Support the annual external audit and liaise with the auditors as necessary.
Assisting with ensuring that any resulting action arising from audits are completed within agreed timescale.
Action risk and compliance tasks as set by the Head of Risk & Compliance within the required timeframe.
Assist with the preparation of relevant Board and committee papers.

The Person:
You will possess the following key characteristics:
Experience in a senior risk, compliance and anti-money laundering role.
Experience in acting as, or supporting, Key Person roles.
Experience in people management responsibility, skills and experience.
Good understanding of the legislative and regulatory requirements including the JFSC TCB Codes of Practice and JFSC AML Handbooks.
Experience dealing with the JFSC and other external bodies with the knowledge to anticipate what is required to ensure ongoing compliance.
Good knowledge of Microsoft applications, particularly excel.
Has a commercial outlook with an innovative approach to work.
Ability to engender and promote a positive compliance culture throughout the business.
Good knowledge of trust company business/administration.
Law firm experience preferred but not essential.
Working towards or is qualified, ICA (International) Diploma in Compliance or equivalent.
Holds International Advanced Certificate in Compliance and Financial Crime or equivalent.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are crucial.
Confidence to deal with and influence Senior Management and other employees and stakeholders across a variety of levels.
Able to work with minimal supervision and to tight deadlines.
Proven stakeholder management track record.
High level of accuracy and attention to detail.
Flexible, helpful and "can do" attitude.
Good analytical, organisational and methodical skills.
Strong moral integrity and independence of mind.
Ability to prioritise, multi-task and work under pressure when required.
Keen to learn and willingness to suggest ways to improve processes and the way w

Features & Requirements

Further Information

Location: Jersey

Profession: Compliance

Salary: Negotiable

Contact Details

Phone: 01534864771

Email: sarahgarrood@mavenpartners.net

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