Compliance & Risk Manager

Merje Limited
£75,000 - £85,000 plus excellent benefits
29 Nov 2016
Job Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
This role will be responsible for the Compliance & Risk Management in the UK, sitting as part of the overall Global Compliance & Risk function. Focusing on ensuring compliance across the UK business including new product development, via digital / e-commerce channels and partners.

The Client- Payments, Money transfer and e-money provider within the Retail based Consumer products governed by the FCA and HMRC.

The role-

- Responsible for executing the Compliance and Risk management programme across all aspects of Product and Marketing, including new product development and existing product management
- Ensure the business complies with all applicable requirements through regulatory awareness, knowledge and ability to communicate to the relevant functions and countries
- Manage and facilitate the Compliance and Risk management framework
- Manage teams across multi-site locations
- Supporting and attending the Risk Committees including presentation of information and materials
- Supporting and enhancing existing processes
- Working with other Compliance and Risk Leads to ensure a co-ordinated and positive approach across the business and jurisdictions
- Lead the coordination of product life cycles for Compliance and Risk
- Develop and maintain AML CTF controls and risk mitigation including licencing and impact assessments
- Manage local (UK) Policy and be part of the Global virtual policy team
- Advisory - regulatory engagement, oversight, change management, consultations, consistency with Global standards
- Provide accurate and relevant management information for the Global Compliance and Risk reporting framework

Key Requirements-

- Payments industry and regulatory background / experience
- Broad understanding of compliance across retail consumer products - digital / ecommerce experience particularly of interest
- People management experience
- FCA and HMRC reporting experience desirable
- Ability to perform MLRO duties (Non CF position)
- Excellent communication skills to work with a wide ranging peer group and also to be able to present to the Risk Committees
- Strong Financial Crime / AML technical knowledge and skills
- Self starter with initiative