The role of a Compliance Manager is to ensure that the Compliance Team are ensuring that a company is following and complying with the policies and procedures within the business to make sure that a company is operating under safe procedures for itself and its staff. This could be in any business area depending on the company and their requirements.
As a Manager you will perform audits or inspections and oversee that the team are doing and following their own procedures.
Usually a compliance manager will be educated to degree level with some relevant industry experience. You will need to be a strong and effective communicator to do this role well.
If you have found a role to apply for, please see the below letter which you can use as a guide.
Compliance Manager Cover Letter
Mr. A. Employee
1, My House
1st December 2014
Mrs. A. Manager
Application for the role of Compliance Manager
I would like to apply for the role of Compliance Manager which I have seen advertised in (where) and (when).
I graduated from (which university) and (when) with a degree in (what) and since this time I have been working in Compliance as a Compliance Officer.
I enjoy my role and I ensure that the companies I work with are complying with industry and company procedures through audits and inspections as required. I understand the importance of my role and what it means to companies should they not be following correct standards. I like to provide advice to my clients and point them in the right direction so that they are operating safely.
I have excellent communication skills and a thirst for knowledge, I enjoy keeping up to date with my laws and standards and feel that it is a very important factor when owning and running a business.
I have enclosed my CV for your consideration which details my education and work history. If you have any further questions related to my skills and experiences, please do not hesitate to contact me.
In the meantime, thank you for taking the time to read my letter and CV.
I look forward to hearing from you.
Good luck with writing your application letter and job seeking.