Dublin, Ireland

Group Head of Compliance

Full-time / part-time
Compliance & Risk
12 Merrion Square North
D02 H798

Job description

This position can be based in Ireland, Jersey or the UK.

The Group Head of Regulatory Compliance is a new senior role that reflects and supports the Group’s continued commitment to maintaining high standards of regulatory compliance.  The role holder will be responsible for leading a small team within the Group Risk and Control function dedicated to the development and ongoing maintenance of the Group’s Regulatory Compliance Programme, reflecting  the importance that the Group places on regulatory compliance, and in light of the Group’s continued expansion. 

You will be responsible for supporting the business in ensuring that robust regulatory compliance programmes are in place across the Group; providing oversight and challenge to ensure that regulatory compliance is being managed appropriately, escalating to relevant senior stakeholders when this is not the case; and for ensuring that employees are aware of the Group’s regulatory compliance framework and standards.

Reporting to the GCRO you will also work closely and collaboratively with key stakeholders to drive best practice across the Group in all matters relating to regulatory compliance.



  • University degree and/or relevant professional qualification
  • Proven track record in delivering and implementing Regulatory Compliance frameworks and programmes in a large, complex multi-jurisdictional businesses
  • Recognised Subject Matter Expert (SME) in regulatory compliance requirements and best practices to comply with these, with proven track record in delivery
  • Prior experience of working in a Funds & Institutional (F&I) / Investor Services environment, with strong demonstrable SME knowledge of applicable regulation including AIFMD, MiFID
  • Good working knowledge / experience of working in trust and corporate services business (TCSB) is advantageous
  • Prior experience as Chief Compliance Officer / Group Compliance Lead
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills
  • Ability to able to collaborate and influence effectively
  • People leadership experience

Additional information

At IQ-EQ we want you to reach your full potential. We offer an inclusive and diverse environment to support your career aspirations. With a strong emphasis on continuous learning and a holistic approach to your professional and personal development. We also offer opportunities across our service lines and our international network of offices.

Company description

IQ-EQ is a leading investor services group that brings together that rare combination of global expertise and a deep understanding of the needs of clients. We have the know-how and the know you that allows us provide a comprehensive range of compliance, administration, asset and advisory services to investment funds, global companies, family offices and private clients globally.  

IQ-EQ employs a global workforce of 3,000+ people located in 23 jurisdictions and has assets under administration (AUA) exceeding US$500 billion. IQ-EQ works with eight of the top 10 global private equity firms. 

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