Investments Compliance Manager


Dublin, IE

Company:  Irish Life Investment Managers
  • Full Time Permanent position
  • Hybrid role based in our City Centre offices


What we offer
We have embraced a hybrid working model for most of our positions, which means that you can enjoy a balanced approach of working from home for part of the week and working from the office for the remainder of the week.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including competitive salaries and bonuses, robust Learning and Development support, excellent Defined Contribution pension and comprehensive Wellbeing initiatives and support to name but a few. 

Further details on our benefits package can be accessed here Benefits (

Role Overview

•    Irish Life Investment Managers Ltd (“ILIM”) and Setanta Asset Management Ltd (“Setanta”) are key business operations of Irish Life Group Limited (“ILGL”) and in turn part of the Great-West Lifeco (“GWL”) group of companies, 
•    ILIM and Setanta are registered MiFID authorised investment firms whose main business activity is the provision of discretionary portfolio management to institutional clients. Both firms are also registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 
•    The successful candidate will be responsible for managing and overseeing the execution of the compliance plans for both investment firms and will have the opportunity to interact with management across various teams in the businesses.  

Team Background

•    The successful candidate will manage of team of three experienced Compliance Specialists. 
•    This role sits within our Investments Compliance team and reports to our Senior Manager -Compliance.  
•    This team has oversight/responsibility for the compliance frameworks for the investment firms. 

What you will help us to achieve

As, Investments Compliance Manager, this role will involve: 

o    Managing a team of three experienced Compliance Specialists
o    Becoming familiar with compliance obligations relating to investments firms and their business activities including European and US regulatory requirements
o    Supporting the Senior Manager-Compliance in the assessment and implementation of new regulatory requirements relevant to the businesses
o    Implementation of a comprehensive Compliance plans and risk -based monitoring programs- identifying, agreeing and monitoring actions to address deficiencies 
o    Ensuring that activities are completed in line with the compliance and operational risk frameworks and plans
o    Implementing and maintaining on an ongoing basis adequate policies, procedures and frameworks designed to detect any risk of failure by the investment firms to comply with regulatory obligations 
o    Managing internal queries and requests for guidance on compliance related matters
o    Developing strong internal relationships with the various business units

What you will need to be successful in the role

The ideal candidate will have/be:

•    Relevant professional experience working in an oversight role (Compliance/ Risk) in a financial services company. Relevant regulatory knowledge would be an advantage.
•    A related qualification / experience and/or other financial related qualifications (e.g. law degree / compliance qualification etc).
•    Strong analytical skills 
•    Highly organised with an ability to work across teams to deliver on objectives
•    High level of communication skills, written and oral
•    Strong attention to detail
•    Proficiency in Word, Powerpoint and Excel

Key Competencies

Communication and Influencing
Risk and Control
Commercial Awareness
Problem Solving and Decision Making
Planning and Organising
Drive for Results

About us

Irish Life Investment Managers (ILIM), an investment firm authorised by the Central Bank of Ireland has been part of the Great-West Lifeco group of companies since 2013. The firm manages assets of circa €110bn on behalf of a diverse range of institutional clients including pension plans, Investment Advisers, Insurance companies, corporations and charitable foundations, across a broad range of asset classes.


The company reserves the right to draw up a shortlist as part of the selection process.  Where Agency assistance is required the Irish Life Recruitment Team will engage directly with suppliers. Unsolicited CVs / profiles supplied to Irish Life by Recruitment Agencies will not be accepted for this role.


Irish Life is proud to be an Equal Opportunities employer. We have created an environment of inclusion and growth to help people achieve their potential, to ensure they can bring their whole selves to work and to feel valued.  We celebrate diversity of thought and perspective and want all of our employees to feel valued, respected and supported.


We have built a culture that promotes equality and inclusion for all of our current and future employees and strive to ensure that our behaviours, processes and practices are aligned to this culture.


If you require any accommodations during the recruitment process please contact and we will be delighted to ensure you are fully supported to be your best.   

Irish Life Investment Managers supports Equal Opportunity and is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland.