Head of Compliance

Location
East Midlands Region
Salary
£65k to £75k pa (depending on experience)
Posted
08 Apr 2019
Closes
08 May 2019
Ref
J3177
Job Function
IT, Management
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A leading print and communications company is on the search for someone to ensure the company is compliant with current, applicable; International Standards (9001, 14001, 22301, 27001), Health and Safety legislation; and other standards to which the company is certified and other requirements.  

You will manage the compliance department to:

Maintain Registers of Legislation, particularly Environmental, Data Protection, and Health & Safety

Monitor new and proposed legislation

Audit compliance on a regular basis and report non-conformance to the Directors

Ensure the department maintains management systems to comply with ISO 9001, 14001, 22301, 27001, CPAS, FSC/PEFC and Health and Safety Legislation

Work with management to formulate company policies and procedures

Plan direct and co-ordinate employee awareness of company policies and procedures

Plan, direct and co-ordinate the quality assurance activities undertaken and to be the catalyst in developing, promoting, implementing and maintaining a quality improvement programme.

Assist top management to identify, assess and mitigate operational, strategic and reputational risk

Maintain a Risk Register, Risk Treatment Plans and Business Impact Analysis

Promote a risk-based management culture

Maintain a schedule of internal audits

Ensure internal Auditors carry out and report on planned audits

Ensure that non-conformances and arising preventative actions are tracked and closed

Manage external surveillance, due diligence and insurance assessor visits

Manage procedures to effectively investigate incidents and accidents ensuring that root cause and preventative actions are adequately identified

Report activity weekly to the Management Team

Report on activity, KPIs and trends to the Board

Manage external surveillance, due diligence and insurance assessor visits

Manage procedures to effectively investigate incidents and accidents ensuring that root cause and preventative actions are adequately identified

Report activity weekly to the Management Team

Report on activity, KPIs and trends to the Board


Our client takes the adherence to GDPR laws extremely seriously. It is important that candidates have experience with handling all data confidentially and only disclosing it on a need to know basis. Being aware that some data may be especially sensitive and is the subject of our client’s specific organisational policy, including personal information and business information such as contract prices and terms. In line with national legislation, and organisational policy, candidates must have experience in processing data in a fair and lawful way, for the specific registered purpose and not disclosed in any way incompatible with such purpose or to any unauthorised persons or organisations.