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Chief Compliance Officer

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    City of London

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  • Contact:

    Jackson Baker

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  • Contact phone:

    0207 870 7409

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  • Published:

    26 days ago

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​Our Client

Our client, a global private markets business, is currently looking for a Chief Compliance Officer to join its London office.

The firm operates across a wide range of sectors, including infrastructure, private equity, venture capital and private credit.

The CCO will be working closely with the firm's senior management team and be part of the Global Operations team.

Key Duties

The Chief Compliance Officer will be leading the compliance function and take on regulated roles with the different regulators. Other responsibilities include:

  • Provide strategic guidance to the Executive Management Board

  • Oversee the compliance framework and ensure its continuous meeting of requirements

  • Responsibility over the Compliance Committee

  • Compliance in key governance and risk topics

  • Develop and deliver relevant training to members of staff in order to maintain a culture of compliance

  • Engage with the firm's investors on processes related to due diligence

  • Responsibility over marketing and distribution processes

  • Spearhead all compliance and regulatory projects, as required

  • Analyse latest regulatory and compliance matters and evaluate their impact on the firm

  • Manage service providers

  • Lead the compliance team and ensure the effective completion of daily requirements (CMP, policies, etc.)

Your Profile

  • 10+ years relevant experience gained in the financial services sector within the Compliance department, ideally for an asset manager

  • Great exposure and experience with multiple jurisdictions

  • Strong technical abilities

  • Ability to confidently deliver training programmes

  • In-depth knowledge of financial products

About Rutherford

Rutherford is a boutique search firm located in London. Our consultants are the executive specialists in compliance recruitment, and also in financial crime, legal and cyber security, 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.

Remote Working

We are currently looking for regionally-located Compliance professionals from across the United Kingdom 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.