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Head of Compliance

England Boxing

England Boxing, known until 2013 as the Amateur Boxing Association of England, is the governing body of amateur boxing clubs in England.

1 Jun 2022
Part Time
Closing date
1 Jul 2022

The role will require ensuring the policies of the organisation stay up-to-date, relevant and follow recognised industry best practice and, where applicable, national laws. In addition, these requirements must be communicated effectively and clearly to the membership through appropriate education, training and communication.

The role will also be required to deal with external agencies and organisations for example UKAD, LADOs, Police, CPSU.

By its very nature of the role, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate high levels of discretion, confidentiality, resolve and understanding of the issues involved.

In addition, and as part of the role, there will also be a requirement to input into other aspects of the organisation in order to help deliver the overall strategy and aims of the organisation.

Please note the job will require flexible working hours, including evening and weekend work and attendance at National Championship finals.

  • To lead, develop and manage the compliance and regulatory function of the organisation, including the safeguarding, discipline and anti-doping functions. This to include being, where required, dealing with queries and complaints, acting as the initial designated officer and management of the safeguarding policies including DBS and the associated risk assessment process.
  • To ensure the compliance / regulatory remit stays up-to-date in terms of appropriate regulations, policies and practices and these are clearly communicated to the membership.
  • Where appropriate, develop and deliver appropriate education and training courses / programmes for the membership so there is full understanding / awareness of the regulatory requirements e.g. safeguarding, anti-doping, code of conduct, social media.
  • Where appropriate, act as the designated representative of England Boxing in liaising with external agencies, e.g. LADOs, UKAD, Police, Local authorities, CPSU etc.
  • Responsible for the production and delivery of the annual safeguarding implementation plan.
  • Act as point of contact for the safeguarding trainers and regional safeguarding officers.
  • To develop good governance and regulatory policies and practice for clubs and members in order to optimise club delivery in as safe, protective and equitable manner as possible for all involved.
  • To manage the Compliance/Safeguarding Manager and administrator, including their performance and development.
  • To manage all budgetary aspects of the compliance and disciplinary budgets, including nationally agreed contracts and service level agreements.
  • Maintain and develop relationships with various national partners, stakeholders and third parties who can assist in the development and delivery of the regulatory framework and other applicable laws and regulations.
  • To work with and attend, as appropriate, sub-committees and board meetings in order to ensure that current and new initiatives are clearly articulated, developed and instigated at the appropriate level of delivery.
  • To provide support and input into the senior management team as required, including, where required, into the development and delivery of the organisation’s strategic plan and Sport England funding programme.
  • To perform any other duties as reasonably required to meet the objectives of the organisation.


  • Minimum five years’ experience managing and delivering a regulatory / compliance / discipline function. This to include experience of investigating complaints and subsequent reporting.
  • Significant and demonstratable experience in developing, writing, delivering appropriate regulations and policies.
  • Experience in developing training and education initiatives in order that there is an appropriate level of awareness and understanding of the importance and use of the compliance regulations e.g. safeguarding training, anti-doping etc.
  • Comfortable operating in a fast-changing and challenging environment with excellent people / relationship management skills and the ability to influence and engage.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, along with appropriate IT skills, specifically Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Track record in the successful management of budgets.
  • To be extremely resilient and able to demonstrate leadership, and have experience operating at a senior management level.
  • A clear understanding of the need for confidentiality discretion and empathy of the role.


  • Experience in an investigatory, legal or similar role and the associated processes.
  • Dealing with safeguarding and associated matters.
  • Experience in dealing with Police, LADOs and regulatory bodies at the highest levels

How to apply

In order to apply for this role with England Boxing, please send CV and cover letter, indicating salary expectations, to our recruitment team by clicking 'apply now'

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