Our client, a leading Private Equity firm with c. $25bn of AuM, is currently looking for a Head of Compliance. The successful candidate will support the firm in managing and further developing a best-in-class global Compliance function. Leading a small team of compliance professionals, the Head of Compliance will also be expected to hold the SMF16 and SMF17 functions in due course.
Provide oversight to the firm's compliance function, team and strategy
Report to the Board on compliance and risk matters, whilst advising its members on developments, processes, and any relevant updates
Provide regulatory advice and liaise with outside legal counsel when necessary
Represent the firm in any communication piece or dealings with the regulators
Implementation of compliance monitoring programme, compliance manual and its associated policies
The maintenance of compliance in line with applicable regulatory requirements (MiFID II, AIFMD, SMCR, MAR, etc.)
Manage the business' compliance training programme
Actively promote the further development of a compliance management culture within the company
University degree - further legal training desirable, though not necessary
Preferably experience within private equity
Good technical skills across general compliance areas and disciplines
Risk management experience or knowledge desirable
Strong leadership skills with a demonstrable track record in managing teams
The ability to advise senior management
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 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 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, 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.