Job ID JO0000052489
Compliance Officer – Full Time
A Compliance Officer is required to support and contribute to the profitability of a Property & Asset Management Company by providing legal help and assistance in relation to Risk and Compliance management.
The company covers commercial property management to shopping centres, offices and public buildings and residential property services through one of the largest block management companies in the country.
The Professional Services Division is a small in-house legal department dealing with all aspects of legal work, particularly claims (Professional Indemnity, Public Liability and County Court) complaints and compliance.
·Assisting the Professional Services Division by carrying out research, investigating claims and providing reports on liability as required
·Drafting letters and defences in respect of claims under the guidance of the Specialist Caseworker
·Researching and drafting advice under the guidance of the Specialist Caseworker
·Undertaking training in respect of Professional Indemnity, Public Liability, and County Court Claims.
·Opening, managing and maintaining case files for Professional Indemnity, Public Liability, and County Court Claims
·Keeping up to date with current case law in respect of property management, undertaking research and providing guidance notes to the business
·Assisting the Specialist Caseworker, as required for the proper running of the Professional Services Department.
·Carrying out administrative tasks, as required.
·Providing support to other members of the Professional Service Division and the Senior leadership team, as required.
The successful applicant must have the following qualifications:
·Education to degree level or equivalent
·A good understanding of leasehold property law, be able to interpret lease clauses and provide advice in respect of the same
·A good knowledge of Word and Excel and experience in using a Case Management System
·Be able to work on their own initiative and drive their own workload forward under minimal supervision
·Be able to demonstrate an ability to meet deadlines
·Have completed the Legal Practice Course
·Have a good knowledge of property management for long leasehold properties including the connection between Leasehold property, Freehold property, and other types of property ownership
·Have proven experience in providing comprehensive reports and feedback on their own work within an office environment
Working Hours: Monday – Friday 9am – 5:30am