Headquartered in Brighton, sopro provide sophisticated digital marketing services to hundreds of businesses, from global brands to sector leaders and new entrants too.
We have spent five years redefining B2B demand generation techniques and striving to prove that there are much more predictable, higher quality ways to harness new social networks in order to create demand and interest for relevant suppliers.
Voted Tech Company of the Year by Campaign Magazine, we’ve been busy collecting awards for our people, service, technology and business results. We are proud to be one of the UK’s fastest growing digital marketing agencies, but we want to grow more. This is a new role, and a crucial one. It’s an incredible opportunity within an ambitious team.
Sopro are part of the G33K Holdings group.
We are looking for a highly efficient and experienced Compliance Officer to ensure that our business processes and transactions follow all relevant legislative and internal guidelines. This is an exciting opportunity to join a thriving business, that show no signs of slowing down. You will have exceptional attention to detail, be highly analytical and possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills. To thrive in this role, you should be fluent in data legislation (GDPR, PECR, ePrivacy) as well as have a solid understanding of risk management and our industry’s principles.
This is a brand-new role working in conjunction the Company’s Data Protection Officer and within a dynamic team of bright, driven and hardworking individuals who truly believe in the company’s success and so there is huge potential to make your mark in a fast-growing business and within a supportive, close-knit team.
Completion of due diligence forms and documentation and primary point of contact for client compliance questions
Implement and manage an effective legal compliance programme
Develop and review company policies
Keep up to date with and advise management on the company’s compliance obligations with legislation and regulations through detailed reporting
Perform risk assessments to understand risk level, significance and scope
Create and manage effective action plans in response to audit discoveries and compliance violations
Regularly audit company procedures, practices and documents to identify possible weaknesses or risk
Assess company operations to determine compliance risk
Ensure all employees are educated on the latest regulations and processes and the impact of failure to adhere to them
Resolve employee concerns around legal compliance
Contribute to robust and effective compliance controls within the organisation
Responsible for the gathering of internal information in response to regulatory requests
Collaborate with other departments to create a culture of compliance
Carry out other ad-hoc duties as requested by senior management.
3-5 years’ proven experience in a Compliance Officer role
Excellent knowledge of legal requirements and procedures
Flawless communications skills, both written and verbal
Highly analytical with strong attention to detail
Proven experience and ability to prioritise and juggle multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously
Flawless communications and presentation skills, both written and verbal
Ability to work under pressure and achieve deadlines
Problem solving and decision-making skills
Ability to work autonomously
Build relationships at all levels of the business and with external contacts
Personal Attributes, Knowledge & Experience
Responsive and compliance focused – able to effectively manage concurrent priorities and comfortable with ambiguity
Planning and Organisation – to understand the business in immediate, short term and long-term aspects and the generation of action plans relevant to all three
Continuous improvement – looks for new ways of working, takes ownership to generate content ideas and deliver original and imaginative approaches to compliance
Committed and Resourceful – uses own initiative to work challenges and obstacles
Relationship Management and collaboration – with multiple stakeholders to achieve shared goals and proactive in contributing to the success of others
Resilience – strength to persevere and ride through challenges whilst adapting dependant on business needs
Interpersonal skills – able to build exceptional relationships at all levels across the business, is trusted and respected and seen as a ‘go to’ resource
At sopro we invest in our people – they are what makes our company great and we work hard to make sure that everyone feels like a valued member of the team. Some of the perks we offer:
Excellent central Brighton office location (full of great people)
Regular social events
Open door policy to all levels of management – everyone’s ideas are listened to and in a lot of cases, implemented
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