All Locations
Bristol
Careers Site Advertising End Date
02 Mar 2024
Vacancy Type
Fixed Term Contract
Risk & Compliance

About The Role

DAS UK Group is looking to bring on board a driven and proficient Senior Compliance Officer to join the Risk and Compliance department on a fixed term basis until December 2024. Reporting into the Head of Compliance Advice, this is a great opportunity for the successful candidate to support the delivery of the compliance framework and manage the regulatory risk of the business.

Working closely with stakeholders across the wider business, you will look to provide pragmatic second line advice and guidance on general day to day business activities and projects, regulatory change and other initiatives. In addition, you will provide technical advice and policy interpretation, challenging the status quo as appropriate and adopting a pro-active and inquisitive approach to identify potential risk issues.

This is a broad and varied opportunity, and covers the FCA, PRA and ICO regulatory frameworks, including financial crime, and the appointed candidate will be expected to exercise judgement and discretion on the regulatory topics within their remit.

 

About You

We are keen to hear from candidates with demonstrable experience delivering compliance support within the first or second line of defence. You will hold in-depth knowledge and understanding of relevant financial services regulation and legislation, and the ability to exercise pragmatic judgement and challenge decision making where appropriate.

In addition, the ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

•             Analytical and research skills with the ability to turn information into clear and concise risk-based insight and to deliver this with professionalism and authority

•             Strong delivery ethos, team ethic and collaborative approach, ensuring that good customer outcomes is at the heart of everything we do

•             Effective coaching skills to assist the development of other team members and knowledge sharing in the wider department

 

As a team we are passionate and enthusiastic about what we do. Our people are encouraged to think independently and to take ownership of their work. You will be agile in the way that you work and adaptable to change. In return for your commitment we will offer you generous remuneration and an attractive benefits package, including:

- 26 days holiday with the option to buy up to a further 5 days
- Company pension scheme with the option to increase contributions
- Group Income Protection for all employees
- Group Legal Protection for all employees
- A choice of either European Motor Assistance or Home Emergency Assistance
- Salary sacrifice benefits including Cycle scheme 
- A comprehensive wellbeing programme including free eye tests
- Access to our employee discounts hub offering exclusive discounts across thousands of retail partners, including discounted gym memberships at over 3,000 gyms across the UK
- The option to join our Sports and Social club which organises discounted events such as theatre visits, wine tasting and shopping trips

At DAS we support flexible working, and are happy to discuss flexible working options for this opportunity in either our Bristol or Bedwas office locations.

If you think you would be a good match for this role and can demonstrate some transferable experience please apply, regardless of whether you meet all the criteria listed above.

About The Company

DAS UK Group has been helping businesses and individuals get access to justice for over 40 years. Our businesses include a legal expenses insurance company and a law firm.

Thousands of businesses, motorists and individuals defend or pursue legal action each year safe in the knowledge that DAS are paying their legal bills. We have always been aware that it is the people that really make it happen; the quality of our people defines the quality of the company and the standard of service we offer.

DAS are owned by the ARAG Group, one of the major insurance groups in Germany and Europe and are dedicated to the development of the best staff in the industry. At DAS, we don’t simply talk about our values they are at the heart of everything we do. They guide us with the way that we work and provide the framework for how we do business. ‘Doing the right thing’ is central to our behaviour – from building  trust, being accountable, creating good customer outcomes is at the heart of everything that we do which we believe drives performance

We believe it is an exciting time to join DAS. You can expect an organisation that will challenge and develop you to progress your career.  

By giving you every opportunity to develop yourself professionally and personally, we also pride ourselves on having an open, inclusive and high energy culture that encourages a fun working environment and places our customers at the very heart of everything we do.

If you are keen to become part of our exciting future then we would love to hear from you. In addition to the very genuine development opportunities we provide we also offer a generous reward and benefits package.

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