At Compare the Market our purpose is to make great financial decision making a breeze for everyone, and that purpose drives us every day.

It’s why we’re on a mission to create an automated quoting engine, with the simplest of experiences, wrapped in a brand everyone loves!

We change lives by making it simple to switch and save money and that’s why good things happen when you meerkat.

We are recruiting for a Risk and Compliance Apprentice which sits in our Talent Academy.

As part of this role, you will study the Level 3 Risk & Compliance Officer Apprenticeship.

Having a robust risk and control framework in place across our business is integral to achieving our vision. You’ll develop the knowledge to understand and manage risks, opportunities, and regulatory requirements that we as a business face.  You’ll be exposed to different areas in our risk and compliance team.

The programme will provide you with the key foundations and learnings, essential for building a career in risk and compliance.  As the programme progresses, you’ll challenge yourself to own and drive workstreams.

We have a culture of creativity. We approach our work passionately, improve constantly and celebrate our wins at every turn. We are an inclusive workplace, and our employees are comfortable bringing their authentic, whole selves to work. Everyone is welcome. Be you.

A little bit about the Programme rotations:

  • Gain exposure to different areas within our risk and compliance team through rotations.

  • Understand what regulatory bodies such as the FCA, ASA, ICO, OfCom, and OfGen look for.

Compliance rotations

  • Develop a thorough knowledge of our policies and procedures and maintaining them to ensure they reflect current regulation.

  • Understand the regulatory landscape in which the Group operates.

  • Providing oversight and monitoring for adherence to policy and regulatory requirements.

  • Develop, maintain, analyse and report appropriate MI to enable our senior management teams to maintain an accurate overview of our compliance performance.

  • Support the Compliance team to interpret and apply regulation relevant to the business.

Risk rotations

  • Build an understanding of the risk management framework and how the components work together.

  • Providing oversight and monitoring of risk practices, adherence to risk appetite, and control operation.

  • Producing Management Information and reports: such as delivering insight on new and emerging areas of risk through clear, accurate and timely reporting and analysis.

  • Understand how the Risk team effectively oversee the governance of risks, through a business partnering model.

  • Develop an awareness of the purpose of controls and their role within the wider risk management process. 

Our people bring our purpose to life.

We champion a culture of innovation and challenge.

To qualify for this amazing apprenticeship, you will need to have the following:

  • Achieved 3 A-level (or equivalent) qualifications.

  • Achieved GCSE (or equivalent) English and Mathematics grade A-C (9-4 on the new grading system).

  • A strong ethical code.

  • Genuine interest in risk and compliance.

  • Able to communicate complex information in a clear and efficient way.

  • Impeccable numeracy and analytical skills.  

We’re a place of opportunity. You’ll have the tools and autonomy to drive your own career, supported by a team of amazingly talented people.

And then there’s our benefits. For us, it’s not just about a competitive salary and hybrid working, we care about what matters to you. From a generous holiday allowance and private healthcare to an electric car scheme and paid development, wellbeing and CSR days, we’ve pretty much got you covered!

By applying for this role with Compare the Market, you are agreeing for us to share your email address and full name to our third-party training provider. This information will only be used for the third party to contact you for enrolment purposes. The third-party training provider will hold your data until the recruitment process is complete. Please do let us know if you require any reasonable adjustments during the application process.

*Applications close 13th May for shortlisting*



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