Our client, a leading law firm, is growing its new regulatory consulting arm and has a key vacancy for a dynamic Compliance Director to join the business. This role directly supports the Partner in providing exceptional regulatory advice to clients in financial services, including insurers, consumer lending firms, payment firms, banks, fund managers, asset managers and wealth managers. Expertise spans across regulatory change, conduct, assurance, governance and board effectiveness reviews, s166 reviews and redress and remediation.
This is a really exciting time to join the practice as they are at early stages of their development which will entail a huge amount of influence, autonomy and exposure to a wide range of clients.
Main role and responsibilities will include:
Managing multiple client assignments and client project teams
Developing a strong internal and external network
Implementing strategy as part of the annual business plan
Driving the performance of the team to achieve targets and KPI’s, including training and development of juniors
Keeping abreast of regulatory developments and the impact on clients
Providing high quality advice and dealing with FCA/PRA technical queries
Attend client meetings and presentations, supporting client bids and pitches
Writing articles for publications
A wealth of compliance experience within a financial services/consultancy, combined with demonstrated success in client service
Strong stakeholder management and ability to influence
Excellent and broad understanding of the FCA handbook and the legislative and regulatory environment
Ability to manage projects and train colleagues
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Analytical and technical, and commercially aware
Salary: circa £100,000 + an excellent benefits package. There is also considerable flexibility with only 2 days required in the London office.
Rutherford is a boutique search firm located in London. Our consultants are the executive specialists in compliance, financial crime, legal and cyber security recruitment, all within the financial and professional services sectors in the United Kingdom and New York. We use our carefully curated relationships, networks and market knowledge to find the best fit for the clients in hand. We work with a wide range of clients, spanning from advisors, management consultants, corporate and commercial banks, brokers, exchanges, MTFs and financial tech, through to global investment managers, hedge funds, private equity firms, investment banks and technology firms. We began as a compliance recruitment firm in London and expanded to offer new resourcing expertise across legal and cyber recruitment. We have been a leading legal and compliance search agency in London for a decade and are excited about bringing our expanded offering into the technology area.
We are currently looking for regionally-located Compliance and Legal professionals from the following areas who would be interested in working for London firms on an interim working from home basis: Kent, East Sussex, Essex, Cambridgeshire, Suffolk, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Wiltshire, Surrey or Hampshire.
We are also interested in hearing from candidates in Manchester, Birmingham, Oxford, Winchester and Salisbury.