Risk & Compliance Director

April 5, 2023

Basic function

Reporting to the Site Director, the Risk and Compliance Director will be responsible for managing all aspects of quality and risk to the organisation, its employees, clients, reputation, assets and interests of stakeholders.

Key to this function is the need to identify key internal processes and manage Risk, Compliance and Quality with regular auditing of these processes to evidence excellent control and continuous improvement.

Principals accountabilities

  • Play a key role within the site management team driving and embedding a culture of Risk, Compliance and Quality across the business
  • Continuously develop and manage a Risk, Compliance and Quality strategy
  • Ensure that appropriate controls and monitoring are in place to assess and measure Risk, Compliance and Quality  
  • Provide guidance and support to stakeholders across the business  
  • Analyse changes to operational and business changes and provide appropriate guidance
  • Ensure that our compliance framework continuously adapts to support operational, business and legal changes 
  • Maintain knowledge of all appropriate applicable legislation and industry standards and implementing best practice. 
  • In addition to these duties employees are required to carry out such duties as may reasonably be required

Principal interactions

Core – customer focus, accountable: deliver on promises, promotes teamwork, credible and trusted professional, creativity and innovation and continuous self and business improvement.

Making Good Decisions –delegate, manage and measure work, planning, organising and priority setting and keep a long term perspective

Managing Yourself – attention to detail, positive ‘can do’ attitude and drive change with the ability to ‘make things stick’

Working with Others – motivate and develop others and communicate openly. Listening to others views, opinions and experience.

Function and Technical – Technical competence and risk and compliance functional specific competence.

Knowledge/educational requirements


  • Quality, Compliance and Risk Management experience within a heavily regulated sector
  • Being agile, self-motivated, client and solutions focused and a credible, first-class communicator  
  • Excellent attention to detail & strong problem solving skills 
  • Excellent communication & stakeholder management  


  • Experience of RCSA processes within the Financial Services Sector
  • Knowledge of FCA and CASS regulations
  • PRINCE2 / Six Sigma experience / ISO 27001 and ISO 9001 
  • Efficiency improvements – lean continuous improvement 

Specific Information:

Flexibility is required to meet the needs of the business

Contact Name
Daniel Hanafin
Employment Type
AM Recruitment
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Company size
50-100 employees
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