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Compliance and Data Protection Officer

Ref: 75814

  • 45,000-55,000
  • 30 Sep 2021
  • Dublin (Central)
  • Permanent

Compliance/Data Protection officer

About the Company

Highly regarded company within property are hiring a candidate who will take on the overall responsibility of ensuring their own internal compliance and data protection. 

About the Position

The successful candidate will have experience of compliance/risk and data protection, and will be able to apply that internally and play a pivotal part of embedding "best practice". You will coordinate all aspects of the company’s compliance requirements. The role will include but is not limited to GDPR, Anti Money Laundering, Legislation and Regulatory Compliance with monitoring and procedures and processes to ensure the company meets all of its compliance requirements for all aspects of the business.

Key Responsibilities

  • Anti-Money Laundering
  • GDPR and data Compliance
  • Cash handling policies and adherence
  • Statutory property industry compliance  - eg PSRA regulation adherence
  • New staff Induction for company compliance requirements 
  • Coordinating staff training for compliance matters as required
  • Monitoring of general accounting practices (including client money) and other statutory requirements to include review of internal procedures for the Client Accounting function
  • Monitoring and reporting on the effectiveness of controls and the application of rules, regulations and the company’s compliance policies and procedures;
  • Engaging with third party service providers to ensure outsourced activities are in compliance with regulations;
  • Ensure that adequate policies, procedures, systems and controls exist to enable the necessary compliance requirements of the company and clients are adhered to


  • Applicants must demonstrate close attention to detail, be well organised
  • Experience in the Property Industry is preferable but not essential
  • Experience gained within a relevant Department/Sector - Legal, Compliance, Risk, Governance, Data Protection, Financial Services or other relevant
  • Experience drafting/reviewing Policies & Procedures etc
  • Exposure to Anti-Money Laundering and/or Data Protection Legislation an advantage
  • Exposure to Central Bank of Ireland regulation an advantage
  • Have minimum 2-3 years compliance experience
  • Have fluency in written & oral English
  • Ability to deal with challenging mandates and cope with a high work load
  • Excellent IT, problem solving, analytical, negotiation and interpersonal skills
  • Microsoft Office – intermediate to advanced
  • Good time management & communication skills
  • Relevant degree - law/business

Remuneration Package

Permanent role, salary €45 - €55k. Dublin city centre, office based. 

For more information on this role or any other roles within the Compliance and Risk space, reach out to Louise Morrissey in Brightwater or email me. Alternatively please apply via the link below.

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