Transport Manager £30,000 £40,000 St AlbansWe are delighted to be recruiting for an experienced Transport Manager for locally based and thriving hauliers and logistics company...
To take responsibility for the enforcement and further risk-based development of the corporate strategy, in response to the compliance landscape that the brand faces over future years. The individual appointed shall function as an independent and objective company officer who will responsible for oversight of the full compliance function, with support and leadership provided by the Company Secretary and ultimately, the Board-level Ethics and Compliance Committee.
Responsibility for the enforcement and further risk-based development of compliance strategy, with particular emphasis on anti-bribery & corruption and modern slavery.
Advising Management as to the necessary nature and content of "Tone from the Top" compliance related internal and external communications and where appropriate, during such communications on behalf of Management
Building relationships with, and promoting strong compliance culture amongst senior management, both at Headquarters and in the regions
Enhancing general awareness of the importance of effective compliance for the business in order to ensure the business benefits are understood and accepted by employees at all levels
Drafting and implementing any periodic changes required to any compliance policy and responding to any concerns or suggestions raised by the Ethics and Compliance Committee
Liaising, supporting and when necessary, robustly challenging staff responsible for compliance in the regions in order to ensure that compliance policies and procedures are communicated, implemented and enforced effectively
Assisting in the development of constructive relationships with third parties in order to ensure that the brand achieves and maintains a high level of compliance at all levels and in each link of its supply chain
Independently investigating and acting on matters related to compliance, which will require the flexibility to plan and co-ordinate internal investigations (e.g. responding to whistleblower reports and/or other reports of suspected violations) and a taking appropriate action to address any necessary remedial actions identified during the course of any such investigation
Instructing external consultations (including legal, forensic and audit professionals) in appropriate circumstances
Acting when required as the compliance expert at Board and/or Ethics and Compliance Committee meetings
Keeping a breast of regulatory and legal developments and industry initiatives and responding appropriately including where necessary changes to any relevant compliance policies
Designing and delivering training on business-wide compliance policies and procedures, laws and regulations applicable to the business
KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE:
Compliance background is necessary
Compliance professional qualifications are desirable
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