Risk & Compliance – Senior Consultant

Location UK / Derry

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 4 days ago

Reference 1384716

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for a Risk & Compliance - Senior Consultant based in Derry/Londonderry/Strabane

Risk & Compliance – Senior Consultant

Location: Derry/Londonderry/Strabane, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Company: Allstate Insurance Company

Think Technology- Think Allstate

We build solutions that touch 16 million customers on a daily basis.

You will work alongside people as passionate as you!

You will work in a highly collaborative environment primed to adapt to an ever changing landscape and which places technology solutions at its core.

You will thrive, you will think differently, you will challenge convention and have the freedom to act with integrity, intention and speed; you will be at the forefront of developing capabilities in support of Allstate’s global business model; you will deliver results and you will leave things better than you found them.


We have an exciting opportunity for a Risk & Compliance Senior Consultant to join our Allstate Brand Operations business area. This role will be Derry/Londonderry based.

Job Description

Support the administration of the Risk and Compliance program. Perform specialized technical activities related to compliance and risk processes.  Provide technical guidance, recommendation and implementation of process improvements.

Key responsibilities

  • Administer Risk and Compliance program and ensure that program elements are executed as defined.
  • Provide timely and efficient project implementation related to compliance.  Manages compliance issues/projects, quality/timely implementation.
  • Performs specialized compliance reviews/audits. Interprets, and analyzes results from assigned complex projects.  Recommends procedural changes.  Assist/represent management in decision making process.
  • Reviews results and documentation for adherence to applicable compliance programs.
  • As key contact to the business, attends/conducts meetings to provide and receive complex information.  Answers complex inquires via phone or written correspondence requiring interpretation of policies, procedures, rules and regulations.  Liaison between users and Compliance function and ensures all stakeholders are included in the communications and status.
  • Contributes to and prepares weekly, monthly and quarterly reports.  Ensure reports accurately depict status and compliance and risk environment.
  • Identifies, coordinates, formulates, and implements opportunity areas to ensure compliance systems/processes are optimal. Coordinates projects and resources, monitors progress.

Hours of work

  • Full-time Standard hours Mon – Fri;
  • Flexibility to meet business needs as required

Essential criteria: Candidates should clearly state on their application form how they meet each of the essential criteria as these will be assessed during shortlisting and only these deemed to meet all of the below criteria will move forward to the next stage of the selection process

  • Degree in Finance, Business or another related field.
  • 3-4 years of knowledge/ experience in one or more of the following areas – Finance, Compliance, or Risk
  • Ability to work with highly complex projects/programs and detailed information
  • Excellent organization skills, analytical skills and time management skills
  • Computer Skills (SharePoint, EXCEL, PowerPoint, Access and Word) 
  • Strong Communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate complex information in a way that others can understand
  • Advanced problem-solving skills and ability to recommend actions/process improvements
  • Must be an EU Citizen or possess a current UK work visa which entitles the holder to take up full time employment.

Desirable criteria

  • Expanded knowledge of insurance industry and the outside marketplace preferred
  • Leadership and/or supervisory experience
  • Contact Centre or Customer service experience
  • Experience leading / managing compliance programs (aligning work with laws and regulations)

Travel requirements

  • No travel is envisaged however flexibility may be required.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 21st January 2019

To apply please click on the APPLY NOW button below to be directed to the company website

Statement on Fair Employment and Equal Opportunities:

Allstate NI wishes to ensure equal opportunity is given to all job applicants.  This company will not discriminate on the grounds of race, gender (including gender reassignment status), sexual orientation, religious belief, political opinion, marital status, age or disability. 

Applicants should note Allstate NI complete AccessNI background checks on all candidates offered a position.