Morgan McDonagh

Senior Recruitment Consultant - Compliance

T: +353 16 909 702 E:
  • SectorCompliance and Risk
  • LocationDublin
  • SalaryNegotiable
  • Posted onMay 20, 2020
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The Role

Head of Compliance and Risk



Why this Role

  • Excellent salary and benefits package available
  • Exposure to a Global focus
  • Opportunity to be a strong influence on the Compliance and risk function

The Opportunity

A well established, global credit servicing firm in the banking industry with a large presence in Ireland is looking to hire a Head of Compliance and Risk to lead the respective functions at Senior/Board level as well as build relationships with key senior stakeholders. Thus the CEO, along with members of the executive committee, is seeking a candidate who is a fantastic communicator, an excellent stakeholder manager and will take over responsibility for regulatory engagement

The Role

Work with senior leaders in the business to identify, analyse, mitigate, manage and monitor risks within the business, also ensuring they are aware of their obligations.

Ensure the businesses activities comply with relevant legislation and regulations and apply best in class agenda

Provide strong leadership across the risk and compliance team.

Provide robust communication and engagement across the Risk and Compliance team to create a high performing, progressive team.

Be a pronounced point of contact for both your team and also

Ensure the team is providing sufficient support to assist the business to identify, mitigate, and manage their risks

Ensure the Group compliance framework is localised (where applicable) and implemented

Assist the business to understand its compliance obligations and controls also ensuring the compliance testing programme is operating effectively.

Ensure the framework for complaints, incidents and breaches of regulatory obligations is robust and complies with regulations.

Monitor industry and regulatory updates relevant for the business and update policies and procedures in relation to these updates, also partnering effectively with third parties, regulatory bodies and others, as appropriate

The Individual

The successful Head of Compliance and Risk will have a strong focus on developing relationships internally and externally. Key areas of development is engagement with the CBI and also to senior members of the business. Sound practical knowledge of the Conduct Risk codes (CPC, CCMA and SME) is a cornerstone for this role, and the successful candidate will have this, as well as the communication skills to get this knowledge across in a clear and cohesive manner.

Please note: If you are an EU/EEA national, you will be asked to show proof of right to work e.g. showing your employer a copy of your passport.

If you are a non-EU/EEA national, you will require current and valid permission to work and reside in the EU/EEA. Information on legislation and guides to the procedures in relation to obtaining Green Card Permits, Work Permits, Spousal/Dependent Permits is available on the Department of Jobs, Enterprise, and Innovation website.

Morgan McDonagh

Senior Recruitment Consultant - Compliance

T: +353 16 909 702 E:


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