Senior Risk Manager

up to £75,000
13-09-2023 12:10 PM

Our client is a top 100 law firm seeking to hire an experienced Senior Risk Manager to manage the firm’s risk and compliance policies and procedures and advise on compliance and regulatory matters to partners and staff.

Candidates should be able to demonstrate technical knowledge of the SRA regulations, data protection and AML. You will also need line management experience and decision making skills. Applicants are required to have risk and compliance experience gained at a law firm.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Promoting a culture of compliance within the firm, ensuring everyone is aware of their responsibilities and developing key stakeholder relationships
  • Supervising members of the team, providing training and coaching
  • Assisting the MLRO to manage the AML compliance framework, risk assessments, high risk jurisdiction lists, AML training, sanctions monitoring, etc.
  • Managing day-to-day queries regarding compliance, SRA regulations, conflicts of interest, client and matter management, and data protection
  • Managing compliance projects including maintaining risk and compliance policies and procedures, compliance with the SRA Standards and Regulations, delivering firm-wide compliance training, managing the firm’s risk management accreditations, creating an audit program, and horizon scanning for regulatory developments
  • Managing the annual professional indemnity insurance application

This role is at a friendly regional firm where employee wellbeing is at the forefront of workplace culture. This is not a remote working role however you will be given flexibility to work from home 50% of the time.

Please apply with a copy of your CV if you would like to be considered for this opportunity. This role can be performed in various locations in the South of England.

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