Compliance Advisor - (Part-Time, Job-Share and Full-Time)

Compliance Advisor – (Part-Time, Job-Share and Full-Time) - 12 Month FTCLocation: Swindon

The opportunity: A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Compliance Advisor to join the Governance & Reporting team within UK Compliance on a 12-month Fixed Term Contract basis. Group Compliance introduced a new global system for the oversight of compliance activities and its rollout has resulted in the need for an oversight role. You will support UK Compliance function with managing various inputs to the Group Compliance COSMOS system. You will provide a key contact to both Region and Group Compliance teams for queries relating to COSMOS entries. You will provide expert support to develop the knowledge of COSMOS usage within UK Compliance. You will support the Assurance team in logging their assurance activity findings on COSMOS. You will coordinate the updating of the UK Compliance plan by the Compliance Leadership team. Other activities may include supporting Compliance reporting and inputting to the Compliance plan.

This role is available part-time, job-share or full time. This is because we want the best people for our roles, and we recognise that sometimes those people aren’t available full-time. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you may need.
Key Responsibilities:

Oversee all UK Compliance COSMOS entries, developing a robust QA process to monitor the quality of the data submitted and challenge insightful reporting.

Provide expert training and ongoing guidance on COSMOS processes and usage to the department to enable the teams to build their own knowledge and capability.

Be the key point of contact for the Regional and Group Compliance teams who use COSMOS, fielding queries as appropriate and liaising with the Compliance Leadership team or other appropriate contacts to establish the correct response.

Provide support to the Assurance team in the data transfer of their assurance findings onto COSMOS thereafter being responsible for the ongoing management and maintenance of them through to closure, using the Salesforce log as the source information.

Coordination of the updates to the UK Compliance plan by the Compliance Leadership team and ensure that the COSMOS version mirrors those updates.

    Your skills and experience:

    You will have excellent verbal and written skills and a strong attention to detail

    Good communication, problem-solving, interpretation, decision-making and judgment skills are desirable as you will need to be able to work with some autonomy.

    Experience in a Compliance or Governance related role within the Financial Services Industry would be an advantage but not essential

    You will have a broad knowledge of the insurance and investment industry, the UK regulatory and governance framework. You will have an awareness of the FCA Handbook, PRA Rulebook and the Financial Services & Markets Act.

    You will need to be aware of business drivers in order to help focus Compliance input appropriately and contribute to influencing/challenging Senior Management.

    A leaning towards the use of technology would be an advantage.


      The reward: As well as a competitive salary we also offer an excellent lifestyle benefits package which includes –

      12% pension

      25 days holiday plus an additional 3 volunteering days

      Annual company bonuses

      Full private medical cover

      Discounted technology offers

      Virtual GP appointments

      Discounted gym membership,

      Free flu jab

      Discounted gadget insurance


        At Zurich, we will consider requests for flexible working on hiring. Many of our employees work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time, flexible hours, job share, an element of working from home or compressed hours. Please talk to us at an interview about the flexibility you may need.
        Who we are:
        With about 55,000 employees serving customers in more than 170 countries we aspire to become the best global insurer as measured by our shareholders, customers and employees. If you're interested in working in a dynamic and challenging environment for a company that recognises and rewards your creativity, initiatives and contributions - then Zurich could be just the place for you. The success of our business is built on the contributions of our highly talented employees - people who work every day to position us at the forefront of the insurance industry. We therefore look to hire great people and we encourage those people to give their best.
        You’ll feel the support of being part of a strong and stable company. A long-standing player in the insurance industry, we make every effort to address the career development needs and plans of our employees to ensure their success in the future.
        Further information:
        At Zurich, we are proud of our culture. We are passionate about Diversity and Inclusion. We want you to bring your whole self to work we have a diverse mix of customers and we want our employee base to reflect that.
        Our diversity and inclusion initiatives are creating an environment where everyone feels welcome regardless of protected characteristics.
        With the above in mind we accept applications from everyone regardless of your background, beliefs or culture however we especially welcome applications from women, people from ethnic minorities, people with a disability and people who are LGBT+ as these groups are currently under-represented in our organisation.
        We are committed to continuous improvement and we offer access to a comprehensive range of training and development opportunities. Zurich is passionate about supporting employees to help others by getting involved in volunteering, charitable and community activity through the Zurich Community Trust.
        We have won numerous awards for our work on Diversity and Inclusion. We are also proud to be nominated for the 2020 Insurance Times award for Diversity and Inclusion. You can read about our awards on our website.

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        • Zurich
        • Tri Centre One New Bridge Square , Swindon, SN1 1HN
        • Temporary, TBC
        • TBC per annum

        Application closing date: 14th March 21