Birmingham, West Midlands
London, Greater London
Manchester, Greater Manchester
£35,000 per annum + £3,000 London Weighting (if applicable)
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Compliance Officer

Full Time37.5 hours per week 

Birmingham, London or Manchester  

£35,000 per annum (plus £3,000 London Weighting if applicable) 


Who we are looking for 

We are looking for an enthusiastic and talented individual to join our Compliance team as a Compliance Officer. The role will perform an integral function in safeguarding against larger scale operational risks, efficiently managing day to day compliance activities.

This role will also manage and play a part in all compliance related activity, including business analysis, case review and remediation, existing and future process architecture, internal/external audits, management information dashboards, administering compliance systems/documentation and maintenance of both internal and external relationships. This is a fantastic opportunity for those who want to join a thriving organisation scaling its technology and business operations.

Based in either our Birmingham, London or Manchester office, and reporting to the Head of Compliance, you’ll assist in developing, producing and conducting compliance training programs on Ambition’s own learning platforms. You’ll also actively support the sales/marketing team by taking ownership of compliance questions during the onboarding process.

This exciting role is varied and complex, and will require someone with a proven track record in writing/monitoring compliance documents and in reviewing compliance requirements in commercial contracts. To succeed in this role, you’ll need to have grasp of industry standard national and international compliance requirements and have an excellent, general understanding of business operations, their affiliated risk and technical mitigations. A keen interest and grasp of technological solutioning is essential.

You must drive and adhere to best practice, whilst being innovative and collaborative in your approach. In this role, you’ll be at the forefront of advances in automating compliance and must be a passionate advocate of change and advancement in the organisation.


Who are Ambition Institute? 

At Ambition Institute we help schools tackling educational disadvantage to keep getting better, and help their teachers and school leaders to become more expert over time. That’s how we’ll make sure every child gets a great education and the best possible start in life.  

  • We train teachers and leaders at all levels to get better at the things that make the biggest difference: what you teach, how you teach it, and how you create the conditions for schools to thrive.  
  • We share what works. Everyone can benefit from evidence of how great teaching and leadership can improve schools and change lives, so we connect people to the latest research and best practice.  
  • We champion every teacher and school leader’s potential to develop, as the driving force for sustainable school improvement. 


Our offer 

We are happy to announce that we will be able to offer you:  

  • Agile working culture, so you can control how you work.
  • Staff affinity networks that help keep equality, diversity and inclusion at the heart of our work.
  • Enhanced maternity pay after a year’s service.
  • Shared parental leave package.
  • Access to free, confidential 24/7 wellbeing and support line.
  • Professional development offer for all staff.
  • 25 days’ annual leave + bank holidays.
  • Employer pension contribution of 11% (10% pension plus 1% national insurance rebate).
  • Interest free season ticket / bike loans


How to apply 

All applications must be received by the closing date, 9am on 17 December 2021. Interviews are expected to take place on Friday 7 January 2022.

To apply for this role, or any of our other vacancies or for any questions or queries please visit our website. 

Equality and diversity matter to us. If you think you’d be suited to one of our roles we’d love to hear from you regardless of age, disability status, ethnicity, gender, religion or sexuality. 

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Posted on: 06 December 2021
Closed date: 17 December 2021
Tags: Operations

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