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Interim Head of Compliance

  • Location:

    City of London

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  • Contact:

    Jackson Baker

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  • Contact phone:

    0207 870 7409

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  • Published:

    19 days ago

  • Duration:

    15 months

  • Expiry date:


Our client, an insurance advisory firm, is recruiting for a Head of Compliance (SMF16/17). The candidate will be responsible for overall running of the compliance and risk function including advising the Executive Committee on risk management and compliance activities. Direct report into the Group CFO.

The ideal candidate will have insurance broker experience.


  • Developing compliance policies and procedures for the firm

  • Advising the business on relevant regulation and compliance practices

  • Managing stakeholders and relationships with external bodies such as the FCA

  • Building a training program and providing ongoing training to the business

About Rutherford

Rutherford is a boutique search firm that specialises in legal, compliance, cybersecurity, technology risk and financial crime roles within the financial and professional service sectors, with the UK and New York being the main focus. We use our carefully curated relationships, networks and market knowledge to find the best fit for the clients in hand. We work with a wide range of clients, spanning from advisors, management consultants, corporate and commercial banks, brokers, exchanges, MTFs and financial tech, through to global investment managers, hedge funds, private equity firms, investment banks and technology firms.

Remote working

We are currently looking for regionally-located Compliance Officers from the following areas who would be interested in working for London firms on an interim WFH basis: Kent, East Sussex, Essex, Cambridgeshire, Suffolk, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Wiltshire, Surrey or Hampshire.

We are also interested in hearing from candidates in Manchester, Birmingham, Oxford, Winchester and Salisbury.