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Compliance and Data Protection Manager

Ref: 77385

  • 85,000-90,000
  • 22 Jun 2022
  • Dublin (Central)
  • Permanent

Compliance and Data Protection Manager

About the Company

New digitally focused greenfield operation - savings/investments/life products. 

About the Position

Working closely with the head of Compliance, the role holder will be responsible for ensuring that the various functions within operate in compliance with all Legal & Regulatory requirements and internal Policies and Standards. As Data Protection Officer, the role holder is also responsible for ensuring compliance with all Data Protection Regulation requirements

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure compliance with all applicable legal, regulatory and governance requirements and any new developments in this regard.
  • Ensure conduct obligations are a key consideration in the business to ensure policyholders’ interests are protected.
  • Support the Head of Compliance in respect to tasks required such as reporting, representation at forums etc.
  • Engage with and provide advice to the business on all compliance matters affecting the business.Identify, investigate, interpret and implement upstream regulations relevant to the business, liaising with relevant business functions to drive through any changes required.
  • Support the business in relation to its interaction with customers on compliance matters.
  • Support the Compliance Specialists to ensure that the team has a clear strategy and achieves their goals and objectives on an annual basis.
  • Ensure that any customer literature and advertising meets required compliance and ethical standards
  • Oversee all activities of the team including the management of complaints that escalate to the Financial Services and Pensions Ombudsman, conducting risk-based monitoring reviews and the oversight of the Compliance Framework
  • As Data Protection Officer (DPO), monitor compliance with local and European data protection rules
  • Develop and roll-out company-wide training on General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance requirements.
  • Conducting regular assessments to ensure GDPR compliance.


  • Compliance related qualification or other financial related qualifications (e.g. ACOI / CIP / APA)
  • Previous managerial experience within a compliance function of an Insurance Undertaking
  • In-depth knowledge of the industry’s standards and regulations.
  • Ability to communicate and interact effectively at Regulator and Board level.
  • An ability to work in partnership with senior management 
  • People management experience with proven ability to lead a team to successful outcomes.

Remuneration Package

This is a permanent role, salary in the region of €85 to €90k. Dublin based, flexible/hybrid working model and benefits apply. 


For more information on this role or any other roles within the Compliance and Risk space, reach out to Louise Morrissey on 015927885 in Brightwater or email me. Alternatively please apply via the link below.

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