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  • Head of Compliance and Legal

    Sheffield £50,000 – £70,000

    An entrepreneurial candidate is required to work for an innovative Financial Services start-up business based in Sheffield. The role would be perfect for an experience Solicitor, Barrister, or Compliance Manager with substantial experience spent in regulated Financial Services businesses and a comprehensive knowledge of consumer credit and debt recovery. The salary is dependent on individual experience.

    Reporting to the Board of Directors, the CFO, and the Head of Collections, the successful Head of Compliance and Legal will provide commercial legal and compliance advice to the business, working in an autonomous position whilst instructing and working alongside externally sourced legal counsel. Using previous experience in Financial Services, the successful candidate will design and implement a comprehensive risk and compliance control structure and ensure that all regulatory and compliance requirements are met throughout all products and processes in the business.

    Applications are invited from Solicitors with significant experience in regulatory and compliance matters, or Compliance professionals with substantial experience working in regulated Financial Services businesses. Ideally you will have previous experience of managing and building a team, and should demonstrate some commercial flair - this is a start-up business so requires creativity and flexibility. Candidates should be fully conversant with relevant regulatory principles as set by the FCA/PRA standard within COBS, TCF, and AML.

    This is an exciting opportunity for a Solicitor or Compliance professional with significant experience working in a regulated Financial Services business. Applicants should demonstrate knowledge of all related regulatory and compliance requirements, and experience of building a compliance function and managing a team.

    This is a great opportunity - Please send your CV for immediate consideration!

    Please contact Olivia Collicott, Recruitment Consultant - In House, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

    Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment is an In House Legal Recruitment expert and the UK's leading businesses trust us with their Legal vacancies. You can therefore apply for our In House Legal jobs with confidence. We are a regulated Recruitment Consultancy and will discuss this role, and seek your approval, before submitting an application directly to the decision maker.

    Please see our website www.douglas-scott.co.uk for more legal jobs posted by our In House Legal recruitment team.

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    Douglas Scott are the Legal Recruitment experts and the UK’s leading law firms trust us with their legal vacancies. You can therefore apply for our Sheffield based legal jobs with confidence, we are a regulated employment agency and will discuss this role with you and seek your approval before submitting your application directly to the decision maker.

    Job Spec

    • Area of Law: Commercial Contracts, Compliance,
    • Type: In House, Solicitor / FILEX,
    • Salary: £50,000 - £70,000
    • Term: Permanent
    • Location: Sheffield
    • Reference: OC36793


    To discuss the role in more detail call Olivia Collicott on 0203 846 3071 or apply online.

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