Wallace Myers International Executive Recruitment & Professional Staffing

Alanna Mulcair

Alanna has over 8 years Financial Services recruitment experience at a management level. She is a highly motivated, conscientious and dedicated individual with huge focus on Client/Candidate relationship management.

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Head of Operational Risk and Compliance

Dublin City Centre, Dublin
€60000 - €70000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Health Insurance

Head of Risk & Compliance

The Head of Compliance & Operational Risk will be part of Europe's most exciting Insurtech company whose mission is to change the way people think about Insurance.


  • Be part of senior management team and championing a customer centric culture and ensuring compliance.
  • Advise management on compliance with laws and regulations relating all international insurance distribution matters in the EEA, UK and internationally.
  • Advising and support on compliance with cross-jurisdictional requirements, in particular conduct of business.
  • Have close interaction with the respective underwriters and their compliance departments.
  • Advising and support the business on regulatory matters during the course of contractual negotiations with business partners and the provision of outsourced services.
  • Interacting with regulators on compliance issues and concerns and championing a customer-focused agenda across the business.
  • Overseeing and monitoring the implementation of the operational risk and control framework for the business.
  • Preparing and presenting compliance reports to the Board
  • Implementation and management of compliance policies and obligations.


  • Relevant third level qualification, intermediary (CBI approved PCF12 Head of Compliance or equivalent.)
  • At least 5 years proven experience in a compliance role in the financial services industry.
  • Ideally experience in cross border business (EU) and experience of ensuring compliance with consumer conduct rules in different EU Member States.
  • Good knowledge of legal and regulatory requirements and procedures.
  • Solid analytical skills with attention to detail and a structured approach to working and solving problems.
  • Solid analytical skills with attention to detail and a structured approach to working and solving problems.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills including presentation skills.
  • Fluency in English, other European languages a plus.
  • Strong sense of confidentiality and responsibility.
  • Ability to work with multiple deadlines under pressure. Highly motivated and constantly aiming to improve.
  • Start-up mindset - comfortable working in a highly dynamic environment.

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This position was pPosted on 23 Nov 2022

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