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Compliance Executive

  • Application Deadline: Oct. 27, 2021
  • Arendal
  • Application Deadline: Oct. 27, 2021
  • Arendal

Gard is facing a growing number of regulatory requirements in our global marine insurance operations and are looking for a Compliance Executive to strengthen our Compliance & Quality Management team, part of the Group Risk function in Gard. The team is based in Arendal and has overall responsibility for group compliance, data protection, quality management, and information security and oversees Gard’s compliance with laws, regulations, and internal processes.

You will work with a wide variety of tasks across Group Risk’s areas of responsibility and will engage with all levels of the global organization. The Compliance Executive will report to the Group Compliance Officer.

In this role you will support and challenge the business functions on compliance related matters. Depending on your background and experience, the responsibilities may include:

  • Prepare training material and conduct training sessions covering relevant compliance and internal control matters in the form of e-learning, presentations, or dilemma training
  • Register and follow-up incidents and breaches
  • Review and implement improvements to current procedures and internal controls
  • Support the business functions to ensure compliance with the internal control framework.
  • Support projects and initiatives led by Compliance & Quality Management / Group Risk
  • Provide advice and challenge the business functions to ensure management of the risks identified
  • Support in the development and review of policies, instructions, and guidelines

Work with great people

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"In Gard you continue to learn, everyday"
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"Gard has excellent tools available to help you do your job well"

Skills & Requirements

Ideally we would like you to have a Bachelor’s degree in a law, business/audit, technical field or alternatively, relevant experience from consultancy, business development, internal audit, or project management. Strong written and oral communication skills in English is essential.

Great Place to Work

  • Friendly atmosphere

  • Career opportunities within a global market lead

  • Work life balance

  • An environment that encourages ideas

  • Colleagues who believe in knowledge sharing

  • A work environment with deep competencies

  • High employee engagement - A great place to work

About the company

For more than 100 years Gard, one of the world’s leading marine insurers, has been helping the marine industries to protect their assets and safeguard their income. Having expanded from our origins in southern Norway to a network of 13 offices across the globe, we have witnessed the impact the sea can have and have learnt a thing or two.

Despite our breadth and depth of experience and expertise, we try to learn something new every day to prepare our Members and clients for their next journey, and to find and deliver the right solutions. So, whenever the unexpected arises it is good to know that someone is ready, willing and able to assist; someone with expertise that has been refined for over a century.

It is not just what we do, but how we do it that delivers the best value in the market – matching our expertise with an unrivalled commitment to what we do. We will turn every stone to find a solution and see it carried through.

Such ability and dedication is rare, so we take great care in choosing, training and supporting our employees. The way we see it, our people are the difference between good and great.”

1907Assuranceforeningen Gard established on 9 October

1939Insures 40 per cent of the Norwegian tanker fleet

1958Starts to insure vessels outside Norway

1973Moves into the offshore energy sector

1983Sets up an office in London

2000Insures more than 5,000 vessels

2004Sole ownership of Gard Marine & Energy

20072007Celebrates its centenary with nine offices and 300 employees

2015Insured tonnage is in excess of 260 million gross tonnes

Thor Magnus Berg | Contact Person

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