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Head of Compliance

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    Georgina Housden

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    020 3778 1252

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    about 1 year ago

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​​​Our Client

Our client, a leading insurtech firm, is expanding its presence out into Brussels (Belgium) and is now looking for a Head of Compliance. This is a fantastic opportunity to really build and shape the compliance function.

The Brussels office will be opening in the summer, meaning the role will initially be fully remote to then migrate to a hybrid working model.

Main Duties

Key responsibilities for this position will include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop and implement the compliance framework (structure, policies and tools) including the 2 lines of defence

  • Reinforce relationships with stakeholders

  • Build and develop the compliance team

  • Identify compliance risks and vulnerabilities and provide corrective measures

  • Coordinate wider compliance matters including AML, data protection, complaints handling, etc.

  • Deliver the annual compliance plan and reporting

  • Keeping abreast of regulatory changes and providing regulatory advice to the business/deliver training

  • Establish strong relationships across the business

Your Profile

  • Experienced compliance professional, preferably a previous Head of Compliance, though this isn't essential

  • Experience in the insurance regulatory field

  • Ability to lead a compliance function and manage others

  • Comfortable working in an international context

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills​

Salary: £120,000 - £130,000 + unrivalled benefits

For more information about this position, please get in touch with Georgina Housden.
Phone: 020 3778 1252
Reference Code: 11527

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 agency in London for a decade and are excited about bringing our expanded offering into the technology area.