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Legal and Compliance Manager - job post

JSM Group
2.9 out of 5
Mutton Lane, Potters Bar
£50,000 - £70,000 a year - Full-time

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  • £50,000 - £70,000 a year

Job type

  • Full-time

Shift and schedule

  • Monday to Friday


Mutton Lane, Potters Bar

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  • Company car
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Employee discount
  • Employee mentoring programme
  • Free parking
  • Health & wellbeing programme

Full job description

About the Company

JSM is a utilities service provider specialising in the delivery of integrated power and communications solutions. It is a private equity backed business that is rapidly growing.

Since inception in 1998 JSM have aspired to develop long term relationships with all clients. Together with the ethos of providing quality and competitively priced solutions have delivered a significant number of infrastructure projects for industry leading energy and communications companies across the UK.

JSM’s reputation within the utilities industry for delivery has enabled us to secure main contractor status with many clients throughout the fast communications and Electricity Supply Infrastructure sectors.


The Purpose of the role of Legal & Compliance Officer is to ensure JSM Group Services Limited adheres to legal and ethical standards, as well as enforcing regulations in all aspects and levels of business and provide guidance on compliance and policy matters.


  • Developing and overseeing control systems to prevent or deal with violations of legal guidelines and internal policies.
  • Evaluate the efficiency of controls and continuously review and improve.
  • Revise procedures, reports etc to identify hidden risks or non-conformity issues.
  • Develop and oversee control systems to prevent or deal with violations of legal guidelines and internal policies.
  • Evaluate the efficiency of controls and improve them continuously.
  • Revise procedures, reports etc. periodically to identify hidden risks or non-conformity issues.
  • Collaborate with corporate counsels and HR departments to monitor enforcement of standards and regulations.
  • Assess the business’s future ventures to identify possible compliance risks.
  • Review the work of colleagues when necessary to identify compliance issues and provide advice or training.
  • Keep abreast of regulatory developments within or outside of the company as well as evolving best practices in compliance control.
  • Prepare reports for senior management and external regulatory bodies as appropriate.
  • Draft and review a variety of documents, including vendor contracts, amendments, NDAs, and other agreements, including contract management and governance.
  • Update and document control all legal documents and registers.
  • Assist with preparation of standard forms and templates.
  • Work with key stakeholders to manage and advise in relation to internal governance and control framework and escalation of potential non-compliance with Venterra’s contracting protocol.
  • Record and monitor key risks and advise on strategies to mitigate those risks.
  • Interpret and advise our businesses about their ongoing contractual obligations. Manage routine notices and communications to be submitted under the contracts.
  • To advise and assist the business units with the development of appropriate procedures and controls to minimise the potential adverse impact of the Company's exposure to risk.
  • Ensuring that such procedures and controls are appropriately documented and reviewed and updated on a regular basis.
  • Maintain records of Compliance related disclosures, i.e.: gifts and hospitality; conflicts of interest.
  • Working with the relevant business lead to ensure the Company’s suite of policies and procedures are kept up to date. To provide input on the content of Risk & Compliance owned Policies and ensure they are embedded throughout the organisation.
  • Drive a program of continuous improvement and exercise authority in implementing necessary actions to ensure overall compliance with ISO standards and applicable legislation.
  • Manage and maintain the company’s legal register in relation to ISO standards.
  • Other related duties as required.

Skills & Experience

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as compliance officer/manager within the construction or utilities industries.
  • In-depth knowledge of the industry’s standards and regulations.
  • Excellent knowledge of reporting procedures and record keeping.
  • A business acumen partnered with a dedication to legality.
  • Methodical and diligent with outstanding planning abilities
  • An analytical mind able to “see” the complexities of procedures and regulations.


  • BSc/BA in law, finance, business administration or related field.
  • Certified compliance professional is desirable.

Please note:

JSM is committed to creating equal opportunities for all our applicants and employees. We both encourage and appreciate applicants from all backgrounds.

If you require any reasonable adjustments during any part of the application process, please let us know so we can discuss and arrange accordingly.

Closing Date:

Please note, interviews may take place before the closing date, and we reserve the right to close applications early.

While we advertise a salary band for this position, it is important to note that the final salary offer may be lower than the advertised range based on factors such as experience, qualifications, and market conditions.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £50,000.00-£70,000.00 per year


  • Company car
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Employee discount
  • Employee mentoring programme
  • Free parking
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • On-site parking
  • Store discount


  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Yearly bonus


  • Bachelor's (required)

Ability to Commute:

  • Potters Bar (required)

Ability to Relocate:

  • Potters Bar: Relocate before starting work (required)

Work Location: In person

Reference ID: LCM/JT/07/02/24

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