Assistant Compliance Manager
Lagavulin and Caol Ila Visitor Centres
Permanent - Full Time
Closing date - 25th January 2022
This is a chance to be involved in an ambitious and truly one-of-a-kind team where our aim is to create remarkable and unforgettable experiences across each and every one of our venues across Scotland. Our Malt Brand Homes will take visitors on an immersive, multi-sensory journey through the flavours of Scotland, sharing our love for Scotch with a new generation of whisky drinkers. Visitors will lose themselves in the journey whisky-making in our experiences and make purchases from our fantastic retail offerings. We want our guests to embrace every minute with us and feel the same way we do about our heritage. Being part of Diageo means being a torchbearer for our brands and making them even better for the next generation. It’s a career-defining responsibility. If you have a genuine passion for our craft, our character and our products, help us continue the story and build a great career in the process.
Lagavulin and Caol Ila are iconic visitor centres that provides extraordinary visitor experiences to all our visitors from around the globe. We captivate and educate our guests whilst leading them throughout our full-sensory interactive tour and tasting experiences. Our people are making history every day and act as true ambassadors for this inspiring brand.
Feel inspired? Then we may have the opportunity for you.
About the Role
This truly is the dream job for someone looking to join an inspirational team to harness their passion for delivering outstanding and memorable experiences for customers. Part of the Management team comes with the responsibility of providing diligent and quality service to visitors and the team. You will lead the day-to-day management of the full Brand Home operations which include; experience, retail, F&B and ensuring compliance. You will be encouraged to run overall operations, leading by example, and prioritizing time on the shop floor in order to encourage the team to deliver world-class service.
You will be passionate about crafting outstanding and unforgettable customer experiences in the safest and most compliant environment and reporting on the delivery of key performance indicators.
The Assistant Compliance Manager is an integral role responsible for ensuring all Brand Home activities operate in a safe and compliant manner. You will be responsible for embedding safe systems of work and will lead the Brand Home compliance agenda with support from the central functions and the Regional Brand Home Manager. You will be the main onsite point of contact between the Distillery operations team and Brand Home teams, leading these relationships to build a one team culture and an effective working relationship.
As a member of the management team, you will be responsible for coaching, mentoring, and encouraging Brand Home Lead Guide and Guides and supporting with crafting focused development plans for the team.
The role holder will assist the Regional Brand Home Manager with all safety and compliance functions, facilities management, hosting external and internal auditors, contractor management, run risk agenda, liaise with Distillery operations team, attend site-based compliance meeting, handling training records, and overall support the Malt Brand Home operation.
This role will require weekend and evening work, with opening and closing responsibilities.
This is the perfect position for someone with experience in a compliance function within hospitality, food & beverage, retail, spirits/wine and/or a relevant industry. You’ll be an inspirational leader and empower others to work collaboratively with a positive and enthusiastic approach and the ability to develop, support, train and encourage the team to strive for the best and ensure that you are all set up for success.
With a strong understanding of leading and driving a risk compliance agenda and advocate good governance to ensure that all health, safety, and environment targets are met by driving site compliance with all legislation and internal Company Standards.
You will have a proven track record of working at pace, responding to sales performance, handling multiple priorities and you are results driven with an attention to detail. You will be able to monitor and manage financial KPI’s and be able to implement and execute processes and procedures. Along with this you will be able to harness your expert knowledge within compliance operations, leading front of house teams and your strong stakeholder management skills as you will be collaboratively working with the Operations, Supply, Retail, Finance, and Leadership teams.
This role will have operational complexity and will require advocacy skills, with the ability to think analytically, independently, and strategically. Ideally you will have proven ability to develop strategy and fluently translate this into commercial and operational success. You will be required to work multiple technology systems for rostering/planning/ticketing etc.
Full training will be provided for you, we just look for individuals who are either passionate or have a desire to become true brand ambassadors for our whisky portfolio.
Celebrating our inclusive and diverse culture is core to Diageo’s purpose of “celebrating life every day everywhere”. This purpose is, in itself, inclusive in nature, as it values everybody irrespective of background, disability, religion, gender identity, sexuality or ethnicity.
We know that for our business to thrive and for Diageo to realize its ambition, we depend on having diverse talent with a range of backgrounds, skills and capabilities in each of the 180 countries in which we operate and to reflect our broad consumer base. We view diversity as one of the key enablers that helps our business to grow and our values, purpose and standards set the conditions for us to respect the unique contribution each person brings.
Flexibility is key to success in our business and many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time, compressed hours, flexible location. Please talk to us about what flexibility means to you and don’t let anything stop you from applying.
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