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£100K - £120K + Excellent commission & stock options | Home Based (London Area)
Ref: 3771D

UK & Ireland / Compliance (inc Conduct Risk/COBS) / Permanent


Our client, an overseas software house, has developed an exciting new application to allow company employees to use consumer messaging apps like WhatsApp to communicate with enterprise clients and still follow compliance & regulations whilst ensuring that communication & data is owned and monitored by the enterprise. Having developed a strong client base in Asia and now with some European banks too  that can be used as reference clients, they now need to appoint their first permanent Sales Director in Europe with a strong focus on the City. Duties will include;     

  • Identify and sell to very large enterprise clients (asset management firms, banks, insurance groups & other regulated businesses) in the region 
  • Grow revenue in a start-up environment 
  • Build and manage a team of regional sales and professional services 
  • Recruit new channel partners in various European countries 
  • Co-sell with channel partners to close deals with enterprise customers 

You should have contacts and a track record of success selling into regulated financial services sectors in the UK in recent years. This need not have been IT or software related e.g. compliance subscription services or training would be relevant if current contacts can help you network across their organisation, but you should have an understanding of compliance and risk in Financial Services terms. NB Whilst based at home you need to live within easy commute of central London for regular client meetings (once allowed) as well as attending (and maybe organising) networking events.  

Great opportunity to join established company (50 staff in Asia) as the first European employee and build up your team whilst contributing to the firm’s growth and strategic planning in both Europe & globally. 

So, if that sounds like you, then please send your details to our MD, David Symes FCA, at (including a contact no) however please note due to COVID-19 we cannot reply to all applications so only successful applications will be contacted (although under no circumstance are your details ever passed on without your specific permission).  



Compliance Recruitment Solutions Limited (CRS) are acting as an employment agency in relation to this role.  

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove that they are legally entitled to work in the UK. Through application, all candidates signify their acceptance of the above 

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