Risk & Compliance Co-ordinator

  • Everton FC
  • Everton, Liverpool, UK
  • 09 Jan, 2021
Full time Coordinator Health & Safety Law

Job Description

Role Summary

The role involves supporting the Risk & Assurance Manager in managing the Club’s insurance portfolio, and performing due diligence checks on suppliers and prospective commercial partners.

Supporting the delivery of compliance activities across the Club and taking a key role in managing the Club’s ‘Safe to Operate’ Compliance Framework, providing assurance to the Board, Senior Executive Team and Governance, Risk & Audit Committee that the Club’s key compliance requirements have been met

Key Responsibilities


  • Support the Risk & Assurance Manager in the delivery of the Club’s ‘Safe to Operate’ Framework, including a review and validation of completed declarations.
  • Builds strong working relationships with management at all levels and secures buy-in to the ‘Safe to Operate’ Framework, including working closely with and directly supporting ELT.
  • Undertakes periodic compliance checks to ensure that the Club is effectively managing its key compliance risks.
  • Produces high quality reports summarising the results of compliance checks.
  • Supports management in developing strategies to address areas of non-compliance.

Due Diligence

  • Undertakes timely due diligence checks on prospective commercial partners and key suppliers, producing high quality reports setting out findings to support critical Board-level decision making.
  • Reviews due diligence checks undertaken by Finance to ensure any material risks or issues have been identified and addressed.


  • Supports the Risk & Assurance Manager, in managing the Club’s insurance portfolio, including:
    • Liaising with the Club’s brokers and senior broker management on insurance matters
    • Processing motor and liability claims
    • Monitoring premium and deductible spend and reconciling against invoices received
    • Supporting the annual renewal process
    • Dealing with insurance queries
    • Coordinating and administering Insurance Committee meetings
    • Producing the annual insurance report

Risk Management

  • Support the Risk & Assurance Manager in the delivery of risk management at the Club, and an ambassador for effective risk management across the Club with a focus on compliance, insurance and due diligence risks.

Other Responsibilities

  • Provides support to the Legal, Risk & Governance Team as priorities and workload require.
  • Takes responsibility for personal performance and the development of personal skills to ensure the required skills, knowledge and competence to fulfil the role.
  • Encourages and promotes the values of Everton Football Club and to comply with the required standards of conduct and so promotes the Club within the community by acting with integrity and honesty.
  • Promotes, adheres to and implements the Club’s Equality and Diversity Policy and works consistently to embed equality and diversity within the Club.
  • Ensures that all work is completed on a priority basis, and work meets a high degree of professionalism, quality and craftsmanship.
  • Attends staff meetings as required.
  • Attends training courses and external seminars and meetings as appropriate/required.


Skills & Abilities


  • Relationship building - ability to build strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders at all levels.
  • Interpersonal skills – ability to work closely and directly support senior management across the Club.
  • Analytical skills – ability to analyse and manipulate complex data effectively.
  • Reporting – ability to produce reports and management information to a very high standard.
  • IT – very strong IT and Microsoft Office skills including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Communication – a confident and professional communicator.
  • Trusted Advisor – ability to secure the trust of stakeholders and foster a supportive approach to assurance activity.
  • Working under pressure - ability to remain calm under pressure and work to deadlines.
  • Autonomy & flexibility - ability to work flexibly and under own initiative to achieve objectives and also as a member of a team.
  • Attention to detail – very high standards of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Adaptability - ability to adapt quickly, be flexible in the face of change and solution-orientated.
  • Confidentiality - maintains absolute confidentiality and protects the Club’s sensitive information at all times.
  • Organisational skills - strong organisational skills, with the ability to manage multiple concurrent tasks and activities and prioritise workload accordingly.

The closing date of this advert is on Sunday 24th January at 23:59.