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Head of Compliance - London

Jameson Legal
England, London
Competitive Salary
Closing date
28 Jan 2022
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Our client is one of the leading Power station operators in the UK with assets across multiple locations. Their total portfolio can generate over 2.5 GW of power, enough to power around 3 million homes. They are committed to being part of the UK's pathway to Net Zero. Their efficient and flexible generation portfolio will complement an increased use of renewables as part of the energy mix. This will ensure security of supply to the power grid and help reduce the UK's industrial emissions. Key assets in their portfolio are also deploying CO2 abatement programs to reduce their emissions.

Position Summary:

Based in London, the Compliance Officer will have responsibility for:

  • Supporting and providing advice to businesses on compliance matters.
  • Understanding systems within business (both at Plant and within Commercial teams) and developing appropriate REMIT and Corporate Compliance control framework.
  • Liaising with Compliance of firm's main shareholder (global energy trading business) function to ensure consistency of approach towards Compliance matters.
  • Ensuring regular testing, review, and update of policies, systems and controls when required.
  • Developing and delivering training on REMIT and Group policies as required.
  • Advising on compliance implications when the firm is looking at new business areas (e.g. purchase of assets or use of new technology).
  • Managing relationships with authorities, regulators, and exchanges.
  • Advocacy with law makers and regulators.
  • Representing the firm at internal and external working groups (e.g. EFET).
  • Supporting the (Global energy Trading shareholder) Trade Surveillance Analyst in following up and closing out cases flagged through the communications or transactions monitoring process.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • At least 3 years' experience in a Compliance role.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Energy markets and UK REMIT experience preferable.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Team player, with an open non-political style and a high level of personal integrity.
  • Energetic, resilient, and resourceful, with an ability to work accurately under pressure.

For a confidential chat about this or other roles he is handling please contact Matt Pollard in the Jameson Legal London office.

Jameson Legal acts as an employment business for temporary recruitment and as an employment agency for fixed term contract and permanent recruitment.

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Jameson Legal is a multi award winning international consultancy specialising in the recruitment of lawyers and legal personnel. Our clients include many of the leading international law firms as well as the in-house legal departments of major private companies and publicly listed multi-nationals. 

We have dedicated teams of specialist consultants focusing on:

- Local and international private practice recruitment;

- Local and international in-house recruitment;

- Partner and General/Regional Counsel level recruitment and search.

Jameson Contract Solutions ("JCS"​) is part of Jameson Legal and provides lawyers to work on an interim basis. Through our existing network we can provide clients with a selection of the very best lawyers on the market. These lawyers are carefully vetted to ensure that they are of the highest standard. They are ready to work both nationally and internationally.

Jameson Legal Tech is an innovative new service, where we are working with pioneering legal tech and venture capital companies to expand into new markets. Our initial partnership with App4Legal - Legal Practice Management Software is a ground breaking development for Jameson Legal, giving our clients and candidates the opportunity to employ a "best in breed" legal technology.

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24 Greville Street
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