Global Head of Compliance Assurance

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6 months
McGregor Boyall
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Global Head of Compliance Assurance - Financial Services - Edinburgh - ASAP Start - Contract - 6 months - Negotiable day rate

Rate: Negotiable
Start: ASAP
Location: Edinburgh
Duration: 6 months

My highly respected Financial Services client in Edinburgh city centre urgently requires a Global Head of Compliance Assurance on an initial 6 month contract.

The successful candidate will be required to:

  • Be a member of the Conduct and Compliance leadership team
  • Lead and develop a team of senior compliance assurance professionals to achieve quality and deliver performance - talent, succession, performance,
  • development
  • Provide functional leadership of the global compliance assurance team
  • Identify areas of the business that require increased assurance activity and input into wider compliance managerial discussions on regulatory compliance
  • within the business.
  • Attend where appropriate key management committees and Boards to present and report on global compliance assurance issues and market trends.

Experience required

  • Experienced compliance professional with relevant experience gained in financial services sector with strong understanding and experience of the asset
  • management sector.
  • Extensive experience of current and emerging regulatory compliance and risk emerging market trends, methods and tools.
  • Experience in leading and developing compliance assurance professionals - - succession planning, talent, performance
  • Experience of delivery high quality output within an robust control and regulatory framework to tight deadlines.


  • Highly driven, energetic and robust individual who positively engages with the business
  • Gravitas and strong stakeholder management skills to gain the respect of the executive management team, key stakeholders and colleagues across the
  • business globally.
  • Self motivated and proactive individual driven to lead a team of professionals
  • Highly credible and proactive communicator who can engage internally and externally with presence and authority.
  • Proven track record in clear and concise written and oral communication and presentation.

Degree qualified or with relevant professional qualifications eg risk, compliance, legal, accountancy

If this role is of interest then please submit an up to date CV and I will be in touch to discuss further.


McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.