Compliance Officer - Crewe, Cheshire, United Kingdom, CW1 2


At the Kindertons Group our Legal and Compliance team is expanding. We are now looking for an additional Compliance Officer to join the team. The role will be home based with ad-hoc travel to our Crewe Head Office.

The Compliance Officer will work within the Legal and Compliance department and report into the Kindertons Group Compliance Manager. They will be responsible for managing and maintaining key governance controls in the Kindertons Group by providing support to business units and support functions.

  1. Main Responsibilities:
    • To support the Kindertons Group Compliance Manager in the delivery of the annual Compliance business plan.
    • To manage and respond to internal and external queries relating to compliance.
    • To be responsible for identifying and briefing the Kindertons Group Compliance Manager and Examworks UK General Counsel and Head of Compliance on any new or changes to existing compliance requirements for the Group

Data Protection

  • To provide support to the Kindertons Group in managing its obligations under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act 2018.
  • To complete regular reviews
  • To assist the Kindertons Group Compliance Manager in preparing for management review meetings.
  • To review privacy impact assessments and advise the Kindertons Group on potential risks.
  • To coordinate the review of process registers across the Kindertons Group.
  • To oversee the management of requests in line with the GDPR and DPA 2018.

Incident Management

  • To be responsible for the classification and management of incidents relating to data protection.
  • To oversee the completion of incident investigation reports.
  • To review and respond to internal queries relating to data protection and information security incidents.
  • To be responsible for managing the internal first line escalation process for any incidents that require external reporting.
  • To be responsible for internal training and awareness relating to incident management as required.
  • To manage the periodic incident management KPI reporting.

Audit/Risk Management

  • To conduct internal and external (third party) audits and report on any findings to the senior management.


  • To coordinate and respond to requests for information, customer due diligence questionnaires and tender submissions.
  • To be responsible for implementing internal awareness campaigns and engagement activities relating to compliance.
  • To develop and deliver internal training programs relating to compliance where required.
  • To be responsible for cascading information to appointed Technical Champions and Managers.

Policy Framework

  • To manage the ongoing maintenance of the policy framework.
  • To coordinate the review and update of policies through liaison with policy owners across the Kindertons Group.
  • To review policies owned by Compliance and where required draft changes.
  • To review the effectiveness of policies and procedures associated with policies owned by Compliance.


  • To provide support to all relevant business units' in managing Compliance specific aspects
  • To support the Kindertons Group in the management of ad-hoc compliance requirements (e.g. Anti-Bribery and Corruption, Modern Slavery, Vulnerable Individuals etc.).

The successful candidate will have experience in dealing with key stakeholders, working in a compliance role preferably in a regulated environment. Knowledge of Data Protection regulation and au fait with analysing data, the individual should be able to work on a wide range of systems and applications.

Personal qualities should include being a team worker yet possessing the ability to work under your own initiative, be confident and approachable, with a keen interest in self development and keeping abreast of regulatory changes.

The role also requires someone with the ability to prioritise tasks, with great time management and organisational skills.

We are offering a competitive salary of up to £25,000 per annum.

25 days holiday plus bank holidays rising with length of service...... click apply for full job details