Compliance Reporting Manager


Dublin, IE

Company:  Canada Life Group Services
  • Full Time 12 month Fixed Term Contract position
  • Hybrid role based in our City Centre offices

What we offer
We have embraced a hybrid working model for most of our positions, which means that you can enjoy a balanced approach of working from home for part of the week and working from the office for the remainder of the week.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including competitive salaries and bonuses, robust Learning and Development support, excellent Defined Contribution pension and comprehensive Wellbeing initiatives and support to name but a few. 

Further details on our benefits package can be accessed here Benefits (

Role Overview

Manage, promote and report on Canada Life Group Services (CLGS) Compliance and Governance Framework in line with Canada Life Policies and Governance Frameworks.
CLGS is an Irish services company that provides ‘critical services’ for regulated other Canada Life  companies across Europe. It also receives services from entities across Canada Life. The role will strengthen and co-ordinate compliance for CLGS, its officers and the regulated entities to whom it provides services. 

Team Background

This role sits within our Canada Life Group Service and reports to our Financial and Commercial Director.

What you will help us to achieve

o    In conjunction with CoSec, develop and maintain a Governance Framework for Canada Life Group Services (CLGS); including maintaining terms of reference; membership, committees, standard agendas, minute distribution, etc.
o    Defining the Board roles and responsibilities / developing a RACI in line with the industry best practices with comprehensive documentation including authority limits and managing potential conflicts of interest.
o    Contract Co-ordination for CLGS Intragroup agreements including ensuring they are in place for all services provided and received by CLGS.
o    Co-ordinating CLGS and Entity Level reporting on Intragroup delivery against SLAs, Internal Controls and Regulatory Compliance ensuring adherence to Group polices and regulatory requirements. Ensuring any changes to polices and regulations are consistently followed by Service owners and reporting is updated to reflect. 
o    Coordinating due diligence activities on CLGS 4th party activity and on Intra-Company Agreements.
o    Co-ordinating SLA performance from Service Owners and attestations with relevant policies and periodically report to CLGS Board.
o    Maintaining a consolidated service catalogue and Legal Entity services are provided by and to CLGS.
o    For European Employees and in conjunction with the People and Culture and HR teams ensuring there are consistent HR processes. 
o    In conjunction with the People and Culture team maintaining a list of regulatory training and HR Policies for European Employees.
o    Developing common employee brand - maintain consistent email footer/comms plan/intranet. 
o    Report development for the Board as appropriate.

What you will need to be successful in the role

Self starter and able to manage a wide range of stakeholders. 
- Influence, make recommendations on Compliance best practice and problem solve.
- Set out clear frameworks and policies.
- Create new compliance frameworks and board reporting.
- Create processes to co-ordinate and consolidate MI and attestations from a broad range of stakeholders and summarise for Boards.
Compliance experience.
Board Reporting Experience.
Board Compliance MI creation experience.
People process experience.

Key Competencies

Communication and Influencing
Drive for Results
Planning and Organising
Innovation and Change
Risk and Control
Team Working and Cross Functional Collaboration

About us
Canada Life Group is the top-level European holding company for the Great-West Lifeco Group’s European insurance, reinsurance, and asset management companies, with business operations in the UK, Ireland, Germany, and the Isle of Man.

European Technology sits within Canada Life Group and encompasses the technology community across all European entities, Irish Life Group, Canada Life UK, Canada Life Europe, and Central Technology Services. European Technology supports the business strategy and collaboration of technology across all European divisions.


There are multiple IT units within European Technology, each of which has its own individual set of technology platforms. Central Technology Services (CTS) provides IT infrastructure and security operations services to Europe. 

The company reserves the right to draw up a shortlist as part of the selection process.  Where Agency assistance is required the Canada Life Recruitment Team will engage directly with suppliers. Unsolicited CVs / profiles supplied to Canada Life by Recruitment Agencies will not be accepted for this role.


Canada Life Group Services is proud to be an Equal Opportunities employer. We have created an environment of inclusion and growth to help people achieve their potential, to ensure they can bring their whole selves to work and to feel valued.  We celebrate diversity of thought and perspective and want all of our employees to feel valued, respected and supported.  


We have built a culture that promotes equality and inclusion for all of our current and future employees and strive to ensure that our behaviours, processes and practices are aligned to this culture.


If you require any accommodations during the recruitment process please contact and we will be delighted to ensure you are fully supported to be your best.   

CLGS supports Equal Opportunity and is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland.