Lead Compliance Auditor
QHSE Taskforce

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Lead Compliance Auditor, Manchester (With Travel) DWF LAW LLP is seeking to recruit an experienced Lead Compliance Auditor to work in the Business Excellence Team / Risk Management & Excellence team in our Manchester office. As a Lead Compliance Auditor you will provide the whole of DWF with a robust compliance audit service by working with other Compliance Auditors to conduct and deliver a professional firm wide programme of compliance audits. This includes the monitoring and reporting of compliance to internal DWF procedures, regulatory and best practice standards, and areas of risk. To liaise with all areas of DWF and its management teams to develop, monitor and ensure all quality standards are met. Risk mitigated and that a culture of continuous improvement is nurtured. In addition the role will work with other members of the Regulatory, Risk, Compliance and Audit teams to analyse and report statistics, reviewing any risk issues and opportunities for improvement. We're offering you the opportunity to join a dynamic and fast paced team where you will have the support of your colleagues as well as autonomy over your area of expertise. We also offer an open office and pleasant working environment. We are keen to hear from candidates who share our values of teamwork and client focus. A similar background in a professional services environment would be ideal, with: 1. Experience[TJ1] of designing and conducting independent compliance audits across a range of procedures, processes, regulatory standards and quality management systems in an objective manner. Ideally in a legal or otherwise regulated environment. 2. Ability to analyse audit findings and varied performance information to determine trends, root causes and causal relationships ensuring the correct recommendation, corrective / preventative action is identified to drive improvement in business performance. 3. Excellent communication and influencing skills and a proven track record in building strong and successful relationships with stakeholders. 4. Highly developed analytical skills, adopting a ‘thinking outside the box’ approach considering the wider picture and impacts on any work undertaken. 5. Ability to think creatively when developing audit approaches and considering business issues and to use other models and frameworks as best suits the circumstances. We want you to feel valued and rewarded by your time at DWF. We understand the importance of offering you a reward package that goes beyond simply salary. That’s why, when you join DWF, you’ll be given a choice. You can pick from a range of benefits, allowing you to build a package that suits your needs and lifestyle, as well as those of your family. In addition to our standard benefits (medical insurance, life insurance, pension and 25 days annual leave), we offer flexible benefits which include season ticket loans, holiday buy / sell scheme, gym memberships, health assessments, cycle to work, retail vouchers and dining cards. We are also happy to discuss flexible working patterns. About DWF DWF is a global legal business, transforming legal services through our people for our clients. We have over 27 key locations and over 3,100 people delivering services and solutions that go beyond expectations and in March 2019, we became the first Main Market Premium Listed legal business on the London Stock Exchange. Diversity, Equality and Inclusion at DWF Nurturing talent is very important to us. We are committed to equal opportunities in all areas of work and business. We want people to achieve their best, which will positively impact on our clients and communities in which we live and work. At DWF we empower people to be themselves within an inclusive and supportive environment, enabling everyone to achieve their full potential in line with their abilities and career aspirations. Disability Support We will make reasonable adjustments to help you perform at your best. Please contact the DWF Recruitment team and tell us what adjustments you need either to submit an application for a vacancy, or if you require any reasonable adjustment should you be invited to interview. [TJ1]Could we include something like: Experience of managing a small team of Auditors, including day to day supervision of work, proof reading of reports and performance review/objective setting



M3, Manchester, Greater Manchester,United Kingdom

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£36000.00 - £38000.00



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M3, Manchester, Greater Manchester,United Kingdom

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