Compliance Manager

Coopman Search & Selection is delighted to be partnered with a leading Life Assurance company seeking to hire a Compliance Manager.

In this role, you will be responsible for ensuring that the business functions operate in compliance with all legal, regulatory and governance requirements – including data protection; reporting to the Head of Compliance and collaborating with stakeholders across the business. 

Job Role:

  • Ensure compliance with all applicable legal, regulatory and governance requirements and any related upstream developments.
  • Support the Head of Compliance in respect to tasks such as reporting, representation at fora etc.
  • Engage with, and provide advice, to business functions on all relevant compliance matters.
  • Identify, investigate and interpret upstream relevant regulations, liaising with business functions to ensure successful implementation.
  • Monitor overall compliance with local and European data protection rules including: manage company-wide training on General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance requirements; and conduct regular assessments to ensure GDPR compliance.
  • Oversee all activities of the compliance team including the management of complaints that escalate to the Financial Services and Pensions Ombudsman, conducting risk-based monitoring reviews and the oversight of Compliance Framework.
  • Support the compliance team to ensure that the team has a clear strategy and achieves their goals and objectives on an annual basis.

About you:

  • Compliance related qualification or other financial related qualifications (e.g. ACOI / CIP / APA).
  • Previous managerial experience within a compliance function of a financial services entity, (ideally an insurance undertaking).
  • In-depth knowledge of the Central Banks of Ireland’s financial services standards and regulations.
  • Ability to communicate and interact effectively at Regulator and Board level.
  • An ability to work in partnership with senior management.
  • People management experience with proven ability to successfully lead a team.

“Coopman Search & Selection is a purpose-led financial services recruitment company that combines lateral thinking with sector expertise across Financial Services operating in Dublin, London and New York. Coopman’s expertise spans across front office, compliance, risk, accounting and finance – delivering solutions on a retained, contingent and interim basis.
As a Certified B Corporation™, we take a different approach to how we do business. Recognised on an international scale as a company that operates for good, we value & incorporate the interests of all of our stakeholders to grow in the most sustainable manner. As a recognised Great Place to Work™, we ensure our workplace is one that fosters professional growth and collaboration.”

At a glance

  • Location: Dublin
  • Job type: Permanent / Full Time
  • Job sector: Insurance
  • Salary: €140000 PerAnnum
  • Published: March 7, 2024