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Compliance Executive

Location: Grimsby
Salary: £19,000
Job Type: Permanent
Posted: 13/03/2020

As a Compliance Executive, you would primarily focus on GDPR and compliance obligations, a good understanding of the business and GDPR would be advantageous.

This position would suit a professional and dynamic individual who has a keen eye for detail and ability to work to tight deadlines.   In addition, the candidate must have excellent communication skills with drive and tenacity and the ability to ‘get the job done’ with a can-do attitude.     

This role reports directly to the Data Protection Officer.

Primary Responsibilities

  • To undertake investigative work as part of GDPR requirements and work with individuals and service areas to support and sustain GDPR compliance across the business.
  • Demonstrating a good understanding of GDPR and actioning SAR’s within specified time limits issued by the Information Commissioners Office (ICO).
  • Carrying out random quality checks on ‘In Flight’ and ‘Post Flight’ applications to ensure all relevant KYC and KYB requirements are met at point of submission and throughout the onboarding cycle. Feeding back any concerns and recommendations.


  • Carrying out detailed and in depth fraud/risk investigations sent from acquirers.  


  • Preparing investigations, witness statements and investigation for third parties such as police and trading standards, local councils.


  • Identifying unfound errors and trends sharing with Sales/Sales enablement teams.


  • Identifying any training needs and sharing with heads of service and centralised training team if appropriate


  • Active participation in team meetings and regular wider team meetings. Sharing successes and best practice with other team members and be an advocate to help boost team morale and motivation


  • As a member of the compliance team it is expected you will be a key contributor to process improvement, regularly suggesting ideas for the benefit of the wider team and providing feedback on existing processes and systems.


  • Able to work autonomously and as a key team player – recognising that the attitude of themselves and role modelling the correct behaviours is key to success and actively looking for ways to improve where required.


Previous Experience

  • Ideally will have worked in an FCA regulated business and have a good grasp of GDPR requirements.
  • Supporting and driving a culture which supports a strong awareness and responsibility towards personal data and recognises that the data belongs to the individual.
  • It would be highly desirable if the candidate had an accredited qualification in GDPR compliance within a financial capacity coupled with experience and knowledge of FCA rules and regs.

Personal Attributes

  • Attention to detail
  • Investigation skills
  • Think outside the box
  • Self-motivated
  • Working as part of a team
  • Ambitious
  • Ability to challenge the norm
  • Working to deadlines 
  • Problem solving
  • Working in a fast paced, ever changing environment

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