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<span>Regional Head of Compliance</span>

Regional Head of Compliance

Legal Hamilton, Bermuda Full-time
Company Description

Fund services | Corporate | Capital markets | Private client | Regulatory & Compliance

We help clients succeed by unlocking new value through expertise, trust and scale. We deliver solutions that solve complex challenges faced by asset managers, financial institutions, corporates, high net-worth individuals and family offices.

We’re a trusted partner to over 8,000 clients globally. We are proud to have long-lasting partnerships with our clients. With more than 1,500 colleagues, we operate across 20+ countries, our scale enables us to support our clients globally and locally, providing a seamless client experience across borders and service lines.

Job Description

Purpose of the Role

Reporting to the Global Head of Compliance, the role-holder will apply experience of leadership, regulatory analysis, regulatory risk, compliance and reporting to oversee (to agreed Group standards as a minimum) each local compliance team within the Region.

The role-holder will use excellent communication, time management and organisational skills to manage issues, proactively identify areas to be enhanced and contribute to Ocorian Group’s future strategies.

Main Responsibilities

  • Lead and manage the delivery of a consistent and high performing Regional Compliance Team
  • Provide thought leadership in design thinking and organisational transformation strategy to support Global Heads within the Risk & Compliance function
  • Lead a Regional Compliance Team with the delivery of regulatory obligations and analysis of locally impacting regulator developments
  • Manage a Regional Compliance Team in the maintenance of the local regulatory matrix of applicable rules and regulations including guidance notes
  • Collaborate effectively with the Global Head of Compliance for the Ocorian Group in the regional management of all compliance obligations
  • Lead a Regional Compliance Team in delivering local compliance monitoring & reporting of findings in relation to each local business within the Region by adherence to local regulatory requirements and adopting Group standards as a minimum
  • Lead and manage the Heads of Compliance within the Region in the delivery of Global projects and change initiatives by collaborating effectively with other members of the Risk & Compliance leadership team
  • Lead the local Heads of Compliance within the region in the management of local office regulator inspection visits and associated activity pre and post visit
  • Holds a statutory compliance role for the location in which they are based
Qualifications Required

Knowledge, Skills, Experience

  • Relevant professional qualification(s) with a minimum of 10 years relevant experience in the international Compliance industry at senior management level. Qualified to Diploma level.
  • Excellent organisational, communication and interpersonal skills along with a commitment to working as part of a global team
  • Professional outlook and manner with the ability to relate effectively to stakeholders at all levels in the business and to manage stakeholder requirements effectively and on a timely basis
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to multi-task
  • A sound knowledge of financial management processes with experience of budget management and financial controls
  • Self-motivation and proactivity coupled with excellent interpersonal and communication skills to maintain and develop strong stakeholder relationships across the Ocorian Group
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of leadership/ management methodologies and approaches
  • Strong technical compliance / regulatory knowledge and experience of having applied this knowledge in a fast moving and demanding environment
Additional Information

Our Values

All staff are expected to embody our core values that underpin everything that we do and that reflect the skills and behaviours we all need to be successful.  These are:

  • We are CLIENT CENTRIC – Clients are at the centre of our world, and we’re committed to providing expertise and specialist solutions to meet their most complex challenges.
  • We are AMBITIOUS – We aim high. We think and act globally, seizing every opportunity to delight our clients and support our colleagues - wherever in the world they may be.
  • We are AGILE – We act on our initiative to get things done for our clients. Our independence gives us the flexibility and freedom to keep things simple, efficient and effective.
  • We are COLLABORATIVE – With a curious mindset, we ask the right questions to get to the right solution, for our clients faster. We collaborate to win together and share our successes.
  • We are ETHICAL – We behave with integrity at all times and assume positive intent, building trust through responsible actions and honest relationships.