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MyTutor 10 months ago
finance / legaluk
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About MyTutor:

MyTutor is the UK’s leading online platform for one-to-one learning, and we're on a mission to improve the educational outcomes of millions of young people. We’re building a future where access to high quality learning is stress-free for those who can afford it, and funded for those who can't.

Our handpicked community of tutors have helped us provide safe and reliable tuition to over 1,200 schools, teaching students from all types of backgrounds, and raising results on average by one whole grade.

Our team of nearly 300 is distributed across the UK, meaning we encourage a hybrid culture that supports collaboration and flexibility. No matter the location, everyone has access to a global hot desking solution, and our London HQ is available for those who prefer a more permanent base.

We always prioritise wellbeing and development, by making sure our staff have the content and resources they need to continually grow. Our committed, curious and feedback driven culture has helped us drive engagement and performance, and gives people the platform to help shape the way we work at MyTutor.

We also have company socials every month, and regular opportunities to sit down and meet someone new. So whether you want to find your zen in Yoga, discover something new in a lunch-and-learn, or join a remote cooking lesson via Zoom, there are plenty of activities to get stuck into!

The role in a nutshell:

We are looking for a new Compliance Manager to be our first compliance hire within the Legal Team, reporting to the Head of Legal. We are looking for an experienced professional who is passionate about all things compliance, to help us embed standards across all of our work streams and ensure we adhere to legislation and in-house policies.

This is a policy and process focused role, where we expect you to be adaptable maintaining a high standard of compliance across all of our different practice areas, whilst looking for initiatives to allow us to continuously improve. We are looking for someone who is able to come in and build on the existing risk framework, refining and communicating it for broader adoptionacross the business. In addition to this we are looking for someone to design, implement and own a robust internal audit programme sitting across IT compliance, safeguarding and legal to name a few.

The role will involve cross department collaboration, and the ability to transfer knowledge and skills within different areas of compliance, including safeguarding, data protection/GDPR, legal and IT. The role will involve managing our existing ISO 27001 accreditations, National Tutoring Programme requirements, and other various partnership contracts, ensuring we meet our compliance requirements on a consistent basis.

What you can expect:

  • Design and own the business risk framework
  • Maintain and develop and extend ISO certificates further from the 27001 certificate we already hold
  • Perform internal quality audits across multiple work-streams
  • Maintain the annual audit schedule
  • Report on audit results to identify trends and data flaws, and document root case analysis
  • Maintain audit metrics
  • Identify, lead and support on internal activities and initiatives to ensure compliance with critical standards
  • Create, maintain and update all relevant policy and process documents
  • Administer internal audit and other monitoring processes, including implementing and owning a company wide key date register
  • Work closely with the head of Legal to ensure our systems and approaches remain compliant with evolving legislation and guidance.
  • Maintain the company risk registers and legal register
  • Liaise and lead on Data protection and GDPR compliance, joining the company risk committee and working closely with the Head of Legal and our external data protection partner/DPO to ensure all actions/output from the risk committee are carried out
  • Implementing a consistent internal data breach reporting system and updating GDPR related policies to ensure they are followed across the business

The type of person we would love to meet:

  • Experience in internal or external audit, internal controls, risk assessment/management, regulatory compliance or governance within a start-up scale up or regulated environment.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills, technical knowledge, and the ability to write at a publication quality level in order to communicate findings and recommendations to the Head of Legal and SLT
  • Ability to identify observations and recommendations for business operations and control issues associated with key risk disciplines (including legal, regulatory, and operational)
  • Proven track record of designing, implementing risk frameworks and internal audit
  • Experience with Data protection regulation, ISO accreditation is required, any experience in safeguarding or education based compliance would be an advantage
  • Methodical and diligent with outstanding planning abilities, and an analytical mind able to “see” the complexities of procedures and regulations
  • 3 years plus experience of risk management at a mid-senior level, ideally gained within the Tech, Finance or Legal sectors and within a startup-scaleup environment
  • Certified compliance professional is a plus


  • Flexible working culture with access to our London HQ, global co-working spaces and home office setup
  • Investment in your learning with a personal L&D budget of up to £350
  • Workplace pension
  • Salary:£35,000-£45,000
  • Private Healthcare option through BUPA
  • Enhanced parent policies
  • Cycle, tech and gym schemes
  • Mentor/mentee scheme
  • Regular team events & socials (we've had a remote Sofar Sounds gig and wine tasting!)
  • 25 days holiday (plus public holidays)
  • A culture that champions wellbeing with workshops and 1:1 coaching

MyTutor is committed to creating an inclusive workplace and we have set up our own EDI (Equality, Diversity and Inclusion) committee who host regular events to make sure we live up to those values. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and all applicants will be considered.

To find out more about who we are please take a look here.