Legal & Compliance Associate

Avomind GmbH is hiring!

Job Description

About our client

Our client was born with a purpose: to unlock human knowledge and power success.  From their state-of-the-art offices in nine major world cities, they connect business leaders seeking knowledge with the experts who possess it. They’re one of the fastest-growing global companies, employing 1500+ colleagues of 60+ nationalities.

What they do

They operate at the heart of the global knowledge economy, providing a suite of knowledge-on-demand services to investment funds, consultancies, Fortune 500 companies, and nonprofits. Their clients use their services when evaluating critical investment and business decisions. They connect them with industry experts who possess specific knowledge that is otherwise unavailable to them. 

They’re a fast-paced, client-driven service organization. They respond to client inquiries within minutes and deliver within hours. When deadlines are tight and robust insight is make-or-break, their clients count on them.

The Team

Client Protection is a dynamic and autonomous function designed to help their clients use their services and access knowledge safely. Their team reports directly into the General Counsel of our client and partners closely with their world-class Legal team. They have a wide remit and visibility, operating cross-functionally on a variety of levels within the business and with their clients.

This is an exciting opportunity for meticulous team players with a background in operations, law, or risk management looking to transition into a high-growth commercial environment.

Compliance Associate Responsibilities

What do you want your career to look like? Are you looking for an introduction to the worlds of risk management, law, and business and exposure to a wide variety of clients and industries? A role offering autonomy, high responsibility, and personal impact from day 1? A clear path towards a manager role where you can lead your own team, partner with senior stakeholders globally, make decisions with global impact, and manage client relationships? 

If this resonates with you, read on.

Our client is composed of ambitious professionals committed to accelerating progress for their clients and helping them make more informed decisions. As a Compliance Associate, you will be joining a high-performing global team that works closely with their core service delivery teams to ensure their clients are always served to the highest compliance standards while enabling our client’s fast-growing commercial success. You will monitor client requests, develop and implement new policies and compliance products, anticipate possible business roadblocks, train their employees, and provide guidance and advice to their delivery teams on a daily basis. You’ll need to think quickly and critically, have meticulous attention to detail, and have strong verbal and written communication.

You’ll be working on several short-term and long-term requests at once, you’ll quickly develop effective communication, prioritization, and project and client management skills. 

On a day-to-day basis, you will:

  • Monitor active projects to flag and mitigate potential risks

  • Provide guidance to delivery teams on the projects they are working on

  • Work with the rest of your regional and global team on short- and long-term projects to anticipate, develop, and set cutting-edge industry standards in this rapidly growing sector.

  • Collaborate with key internal stakeholders globally  to drive progress, behavioral and procedural enhancements

  • Design and implement global operational policies and processes that protect their clients

  • Create and deliver tailored in-person and e-learning trainings to their delivery teams

This is a fast-paced, cross-functional role with a clear focus on problem-solving, attention to detail, creative thinking, innovation, and results. Compliance Associates who succeed often embark on successful careers in compliance, risk, or operational leadership.

Preferred Experience

What They Look For

Our client welcomes candidates with different backgrounds and experiences. Here are some qualities that many of their successful applicants possess:

  • The drive and resilience to deliver excellent service amidst tight timelines and changing circumstances.

  • Career maturity and alignment – clarity of direction, commitment to getting there, and awareness of how Client Protection at our client's company fits with your journey.

  • People-oriented, emotionally intelligent team player – ability to de-escalate situations patiently and calmly, yet quickly and effectively.

  • Strong communication skills – ability to communicate complex topics clearly and effectively both in writing and in person.

  • Critical thinkers – comfortable assessing complex situations and making nuanced decisions based on policies and processes. 


  • Bachelor’s degree, with strong academic credentials in any field and noteworthy extracurricular leadership.

  • 6 months–2 years of work experience; preferred in related fields such as law, risk management, consulting, operations, or compliance.

  • Fluency in written and spoken English is essential.

Perks: Subsidized lunch, corporate gym rates, iPhone and MacBook Pro for work.

Additional Information

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Location: London