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Senior Compliance Officer

The British Standards Institution (BSI)
Chiswick, United Kingdom
Closing date
26 Jun 2024

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Job Title: Senior Compliance Officer

Location: London, Hybrid working with 3 days per week in the office.

Due to growth, we are hiring for a Senior Compliance Officer to join the team, based in our London office.

We're looking for a detail orientated and analytical individual who will be responsible for supporting the ongoing development, management and execution of the BSI's ethics and compliance program.

In this role you will support the Head of Compliance & Ethics and a wide range of internal stakeholders in relation to risk analysis, policy management, compliance investigations, training and monitoring activities.

You will be recognised as a subject matter expert and will be is responsible for drafting and editing policies and procedures and overseeing the management of the wider Group Policy Framework. This includes identifying, researching and interpreting the laws, rules, regulations, codes, standards and guidelines that govern the company's operations.

In addition, to enable a more proactive and predictive approach to the assessment and early identification of compliance risk, you'll be responsible for overseeing the compliance and legal analytics strategy and risk monitoring activities. As well as play a keep part in promoting a culture of ethics and integrity within BSI, you will be responsible for developing and delivering engaging training material and overseeing communication and awareness campaigns.

Key Responsibilities

Training & Education
  • Lead with the planning and implementation of compliance and ethics projects across the organisation.
  • Provide comprehensive training to employees on compliance matters, ensuring a deep understanding of regulatory requirements.
  • Develop change management plans for projects and awareness campaigns, which plans incorporate timelines for materials/resources development as well as communication strategies.
  • Developing training materials for employees on existing or new policies.

Policy Management
  • Drafting and editing policies to be compliant with laws, regulations, industry best practices and company guidelines.
  • Resolving conflicts in company policies with other departments.
  • Identifying areas of ambiguity in company policy where clarification is needed.
  • Ensuring that new or revised policies are communicated to all relevant departments.
  • Collaborating with other departments to determine how current policies can be improved.

Data Analytics
  • Define a Compliance Data Analytics strategy for the Compliance & Ethics Team.
  • Establish and operate a framework that enables BSI to leverage, aggregate and analyse existing compliance data.
  • Produce consistent and insightful reporting / MI dashboards for senior management.
  • Leverage statistical modelling techniques to assess, identify, and monitor ethical risks.
  • Recommend and develop innovative technology solutions (such as apps and databases) to automate processes and improve data and reporting management and analysis.
  • Stay up to date with emerging trends and advancements in data analytics, within the Compliance space.

To be successful in the role, you will have:
  • Experience writing policy and procedures.
  • Experience writing internal governance documentation and reports.
  • Articulate, confident communicator who possess a high level of oral and written English.
  • Meticulous - you hold yourself to high standards and have an obsessive attention to detail.
  • Advanced Microsoft 365 skills (Excel/PowerPoint/ Power BI, Tableau or similar)
  • Proven experience using Tableau or similar Business Analytics tools to transform complex data into actionable insights and recommendations.
  • Excellent analytical and quantitative skills.
  • Understanding data analytics and creating visual depicts of data that reveal the patterns, trends, or correlations between different data points.
  • Familiarity with data modelling and database design

BSI offers a competitive total reward package, an independent and varied job in an international environment, flexible working hours, ongoing training and development with the inclusion of 27-days annual leave, paid sick leave, bank holidays, health insurance, life insurance, pension plan with company contribution, car allowance (dependent on role), income protection, paid maternity leave, paid paternity leave, paid parental leave, adoption leave, compassionate leave, paid bereavement leave, learning and development opportunities, and a wide range of flexible benefits that you can tailor to suit your lifestyle.

Do you believe the world deserves excellence?

We are proud to be the business improvement company for other organisations to become more sustainable and resilient and finally to inspire trust in their products, systems, services, and the world we live in.

Headquartered in London, BSI is the world's first national standards organization with more than 100 years of experience. We are a global partner for 86,000 companies and organizations in over 193 countries, offering development, auditing, certification, and training services, including innovative software solutions and cyber security expertise for all industries: from aerospace and automotive to food, construction, energy, healthcare, IT and trade sectors. Incorporated by Royal Charter, we're truly impartial, and home to the ultimate mark of trust, the Kitemark.

Through our unique combination of consulting, training, assurance and regulatory services we bring solid and broad knowledge to every company.

If you want to contribute to this inspiring challenge, bring your open and enthusiastic mindset to our dynamic team, apply now and become part of the BSI family!

D&I Policy

BSI is committed to ensuring the diversity of our workforce reflects that of our clients and the communities in which we operate. Our goal is to create a sense of belonging for all employees by providing opportunities to develop, grow, and engage with our global organization all while having fun doing great work. BSI is a community where everyone can thrive.

If you require any reasonable accommodations to be made on account of a disability or impairment throughout out our recruiting process, please inform your Talent Acquisition Partner.



Our Excellence Behaviours: Client-centric, Agile, Collaborative. These three behaviours represent how we do things at BSI. They help us ensure that BSI is a great place to work and a highly successful business.

BSI is conducting face-to-face interviews where appropriate and possible. If you are invited to a face-to-face interview but feel more comfortable with conducting the interview virtually, please speak to a member of our recruitment team.

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