Compliance and Risk Officer Manchester

Area of Practice: Compliance / Regulatory

Location: Manchester and Greater Manchester

Type: Private Practice

Salary: £25,000 - £30,000

Posted On: Friday, October 2, 2020

Recruiter Name: Tony Seymour

Recruiter Telephone: 07813 605 881

Job Reference Number: TS/893787


Compliance Officer / Permanent / Manchester / £20,000 – £27,000

Compliance and Risk Officer – Manchester

Compliance and Risk Officer – This is an opportunity to join the Compliance and Risk Team of a leading national Law Firm, based in their Manchester. Reporting in to the Head of Compliance, you provide a crucial role in making sure the firm remains compliant with all is regulatory and legislative obligations.


  • Job title: Compliance and Risk
  • Location: Manchester
  • Hours: Full Time / Permanent
  • Salary: £20,000 – £27,000
  • Reporting to: Head of Compliance and Risk


The successful candidate will work with the existing internal compliance and risk team in producing reports and identifying trends in relation to the firm’s behaviours and practices. Data collation is also important and the role involves everything from data inputting to extracting and analysing that data.

Managing risk and compliance is a key part of the position. Duties may involve anything from promoting and providing training on the most recent regulatory developments to helping to draft and implement new policies and procedures.

Furthermore, a compliance and risk officer is capable of spotting regulatory issues and escalating them within the team as efficiently as possible.

The team works may be working on various projects at any one time and any candidate should be capable of observing external accreditations specifically those in relation to quality management and information security.


This role demands someone with a keen eye for detail and excellent communication and presentation skills with ideally some prior experience of working in a compliance role either within a law firm or another financial services institution. Furthermore, you should have excellent presentation skills and be capable of working well within any team.


The compliance and risk department is a great place to further your career and offers many opportunities to progress, not just within the team itself, but into other areas of the firm. This is a fantastic chance to demonstrate and build on your skills within a professional, supportive environment.

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