Senior Risk and Compliance Manager

Organisation
Eden Scott
Reference
Risk01
Contract Type
Full-Time / Part-Time
Practice Area
Compliance / Regulatory
Location
Edinburgh
Salary
Competitive
PQE
N/A
Senior Risk and Compliance Manager with legal sector experience required for this new opportunity

Job Description

Eden Scott are working with their client in Edinburgh City Centre to recruit a Senior Risk and Compliance Manager for this legal firm.

You will have overall responsibility for developing and implementing a firm wide risk and compliance strategy; managing compliance with applicable legal and regulatory obligations; advising the firm and senior management on legal and risk issues affecting the business.

This will include - 

Responsibility for formulating the strategy, vision and values of the risk & compliance function.
Promoting and fostering a ‘compliance culture’ across the whole firm to be a trusted and approachable resource for Partners and employees.
Ensuring the Firm, its partners, managers and employees are aware of their obligations under any terms and conditions under which the firm is authorised by the Law Society of Scotland (LSS) and other relevant bodies such as the SRA to provide legal services.
Ensuring everyone in the Firm operates in compliance with all statutory or regulatory obligations applicable to the delivery of legal services and as an employer.
Act as a change manager and project leader to deliver agreed risk and compliance improvement projects across the firm.

You should have also have experience as - 

Senior experienced solicitor; or at least 5 years relevant experience within the legal sector at a senior level risk role.
Experience of implementing risk and compliance policies and processes within a legal or other professional or regulated service business.
Knowledge of LSS practice rules.
Ability to effectively project manage approved compliance projects.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Commercial awareness of the role of compliance in a legal firm.

For more information and a confidential discussion call Sarah Gracie on 0141 410 1028 or email your CV directly.

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