Head of Compliance and Legal (UK Start-Up) – Fund Management Compliance Experience required
£90K - £130K + Bonus & Benefits London/Hybrid
Our Client, a well-established Global Asset Manager, is looking to hire a new Head of Compliance, Legal & MLRO for their first UK Branch. Initially operating in the UK as an AR you will assist with the full FCA Application and in time become the registered SMF16 and SMF17, tasked with supporting the CEO and Board in further developing the compliance function, frameworks and programme. As part of the UK senior management team and reporting directly to the UK CEO, duties will include:
The successful candidate will have a LLB as a minimum and must have gained at least seven years of fund management FCA compliance experience, with a good knowledge of relevant UK and EU rules and regulations. Previous legal experience is useful but more important is a “sleeves rolled up approach”, willing to learn new material, taking responsibility and getting involved in the details of compliance issues.
NB You must be eligible to hold the SMF 16 & 17, although no need to have held before so may suit someone looking for their first SMF role.
This is a fantastic opportunity for a confident and polished individual with strong interpersonal skills to join a hugely successful Global Asset Manager in a very visible and influential role as they launch in the UK and the EU.
If you feel you have the above average interpersonal skills and technical knowledge to be successful in this role, please send your details to firstname.lastname@example.org (including a contact number & email) however please note we cannot always reply to all applications so only successful applications will be contacted (although under no circumstance are your details ever passed on without your specific permission).