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Senior Compliance Manager (Sizewell C)

EDF Energy is a British integrated energy company with operations spanning electricity generation and the sale of natural gas and electricity to homes and businesses throughout the United Kingdom.

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Senior Compliance Manager (Sizewell C)

Career Area:  Nuclear Development

Sizewell C. The power of good for Britain.

Location: London / Suffolk   (hybrid working arrangements).

Employment type: Permanent full-time/ part-time.

Employment basis: The role is expected to be a full- time position however we are open to discussing a more flexible or part- time approach where possible.

Salary: Competitive dependent on experience, plus bonus and other benefits. 

Closing date: Wednesday 29th May. 

About Us

Sizewell C is at the forefront of the UK’s energy transition, dedicated to designing, financing, constructing, and operating a state-of-the-art nuclear power plant. Our mission extends beyond energy production, as we delve into innovative areas like hydrogen, direct air capture, and desalination. Backed by the UK Government, we're set to revolutionize the energy landscape.

Your Role

As our Senior Compliance Manager, you'll be the linchpin in ensuring that Sizewell C not only meets but exceeds its legal obligations. This senior role demands a visionary leader who can develop and implement a holistic corporate compliance framework encompassing anti-bribery and corruption, fraud, whistleblowing, privacy, GDPR, and 
business ethics. 

You'll work closely with internal stakeholders, with a direct line into the Audit and Risk Committee, to ensure the integration of corporate compliance controls into the Sizewell C project, and supporting compliance with managing public money guidelines. 

Key Responsibilities:

Lead the development and implementation of robust compliance policies and procedures.

Ensure compliance with UK Bribery Act, FCPA, Competition Act, and GDPR.

Conduct comprehensive reviews of current processes and implement streamlined solutions.

Oversee KYC processes and support regulatory compliance with a focus on high standards.

Manage relationships with Sizewell C’s directors, executive function, and senior leadership team.

Provide expert guidance and training to internal stakeholders on compliance matters.

Regularly report to the Audit and Risk Committee and develop strong relationships with key stakeholders.

What We’re Looking For

Extensive experience in a lead compliance role, ideally within investment services, consultancy, pharmaceuticals, trade, or private banking.

Certified International Corporate Compliance and Ethics Professional preferred.

Deep understanding of regulatory requirements, including UKBA and FCPA.

Proven ability to influence and communicate effectively at the executive and board level.

Strong commercial acumen, strategic mindset, and excellent analytical skills.

Exceptional project management skills and ability to manage competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.

Why Join Us?

At Sizewell C, you'll be part of a visionary project with the power to transform the energy industry. We offer a collaborative environment where your expertise will directly contribute to our success and sustainability goals. 

You'll work with a passionate team dedicated to upholding the highest standards of compliance and governance.

Ready to Lead?

If you’re ready to take on this exciting challenge and drive compliance excellence at Sizewell C, we want to hear from you. 

Apply now and be a part of our journey towards a sustainable energy future.

A full job description is available upon application.



Power in Diversity

Sizewell C is a great place to work, where everyone is welcome.

To fulfil our commitment of doing the power of good for Britain, our ambition is to have a workforce which reflects and benefits the society we are part of and serve.  Every worker on SZC, wherever they are, should help to create and experience the right environment where everyone on the team understands, respects and embraces diversity with a culture where everyone is treated with equal respect and are all given equal access to opportunities.  By valuing the different points of view and experiences that having a diverse team brings, and by fostering an inclusive climate, we will create a great place to work and a more successful project. 

We create the right environment where people feel able to bring their whole selves to work. Whilst working together there is mutual trust and appreciation created through the building of meaningful relationships with one another, aligned with our key values:

Respect: Value the rules and environment in which we operate

Positivity: Positively challenge poor quality and performance

Humility: Be open to other’s points of view and ideas, be willing to debate and to compromise

Solidarity: One team, working closely together and helping each other

Clarity: Communicate clearly and consistently

Everyone is able to get the most from their work and the workplace, and in return, give their best.

Competitive Salary and Benefits

We’re dedicated to offering flexible benefits that support our people across all aspects of their lives and we’re delighted to offer a range of benefits to support our employees’ physical, emotional and financial wellbeing. 

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a market-leading company pension scheme, paid holidays and a range of flexible benefits, such as: a company incentive bonus plan, health cover, cycle to work scheme, discounts and employee pricing.

Please let us know if you’d like to discuss flexible working arrangements by highlighting this on your application.

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