Head of Compliance

Apply for this job

We have a Head of Compliance position, tailored for an experienced executive with a strong drive and entrepreneurial mindset with a successful global trust company on the island.

In this role the successful candidate will promote and maintain a positive compliance culture and awareness of regulatory and financial crime risk within the business. Supporting the business in achieving its strategic, financial and operational goals in line with the local regulatory and legal framework.

This is a superb opportunity to join a company with an entrepreneurial, collaborative culture and have a genuine impact on the future success of the company.


  • The role holder will oversee and manage the Jersey Compliance Team
  • Working in conjunction with Group Legal & Compliance, develop and maintain the regulatory and risk framework, controls, policies and procedures
  • Provide direction, advice and guidance to the Compliance Team, Senior Management and the wider business
  • Manage the assessment and acceptance of new business
  • Anticipate, research and monitor developments in the financial services regulatory and legal environment and assess the likely impact to the business
  • Provide assistance and support in relation to contentious matters including disputes and complaints
  • Participate in special projects including any remediation work streams, mergers, acquisitions and restructuring as appropriate
  • Ensure appropriate compliance reporting to Group, the Jersey Executive Committee and the Jersey Boards


  • Proven track record in senior roles within the offshore financial services industry
  • Detailed technical knowledge of Anti Money Laundering, Countering the Financing of Terrorism and all related financial crime legislation, codes and regulatory guidance as well as industry best practice is essential
  • Essential working knowledge of financial services and trust and company laws and regulation
  • A good understanding of the Group’s AML / CFT risk appetite and business practices
  • Must have the technical knowledge and ability to build credibility with the business
  • Experience of risk and compliance within financial services and a solid understanding of the Wealth Management industry sector and the associated client needs


  • Excellent organisational skills, attention to detail and the ability to work on own initiative
  • Good communicator with the ability to explain regulatory concepts
  • Strong relationship building skills
  • Ability to work within a team environment
  • Ability to articulate succinctly and efficiently deal with a wide range of business issues
  • Ability to deal with complex structures where regulatory and policy interpretation is required
  • Ability to investigate and challenge in a positive and non-confrontational manner
  • Share best practices, coach and motivate others to succeed
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong relationship building skills
325 days ago
Job Title
Head of Compliance
Job Category
Compliance and Risk
Job Location
Job Salary
Apply for this job Send to a friend

This site uses cookies to ensure the best experience. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Learn more about our privacy policy