Head of Compliance

Location Dublin
Discipline: Asset Management and Investment Funds
Contact name: Rory McCormick

Contact email: rmccormick@aperturepartners.ie
Job ref: 571
Published: 7 months ago

Our client a leading global asset manager, who are growing their Dublin based ManCo have an exciting and expansive new requirement for a Head of Compliance.

About the role:

Reporting to the EMEA Head of Compliance, the successful candidate will lead a regional Compliance team operating as part of a wider Asset Management business.

The role requires the successful candidate to be engaging and hands-on. The role will also involve supporting the wider EMEA compliance team.


  • Analyse and provide technical research and consultation to support risk and compliance programs and initiatives
  • Operate and update the annual compliance plan, compliance risk assessment and AML/ES risk assessment
  • Act as the key point liaison with the CBI and other regulators as appropriate
  • Anti-money laundering policy maintenance, reporting and oversight of delegate monitoring
  • Operate and update compliance frameworks and related policies and procedures
  • Provide ad-hoc support and advice to the Board and staff as necessary on regulatory matters
  • Generation of Board and committee compliance reports
  • Interim project lead for the CP86 Action Plan
  • Compliance oversight of delegated activities
  • Provide timely and accurate regulatory and compliance advice to business partners
  • Work proactively with business contacts and management to identify and implement practical and efficient solutions


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent preferred.
  • ACOI accreditation.
  • Extensive experience of working in Compliance within the asset management and investment funds industry
  • An in depth working knowledge of European and local regulations that includes MiFID, UCITS, CBI, etc
  • Analytical ability to identify and understand problems and provide effective collaborative solutions
  • A proven record of using initiative to resolve ongoing challenges
On offer is a competitive base, bonus, and a range of other attractive benefits.
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To discuss this role on a confidential basis, please contact Rory McCormick via email at rmccormick@aperturepartners.ie or apply directly online.