Compliance Administrator (FTC 12 months)
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Compliance Administrator - EMEA Legal


CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE: CBRE), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Dallas, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (based on 2020 revenue). The company has more than 100,000 employees serving clients in more than 100 countries. CBRE serves a diverse range of clients with an integrated suite of services, including facilities, transaction and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services and development services.

In the UK, we service our clients from our offices in London, Aberdeen, Birmingham, Bristol, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, and Southampton.

At CBRE, we take our leadership role in the real estate industry to heart. So we’ve made responsible practices the foundation of our global operations. Our global Ethics & Compliance organization enables our people, businesses and partners to act ethically, stay in compliance with our policies and the law, and live by our RISE values. We do this by creating and sustaining best practice programs and procedures that enhance CBRE’s brand as an ethical company.

Named One of the World's Most Ethical Companies for the Nineth Consecutive Year. CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBRE) has been recognized as one of the 2022 World's Most Ethical Companies® by Ethisphere, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices.

Job Title: Compliance Administrator

Location: London, Henrietta House

This role is a maternity cover for our EMEA Compliance Administrator with an expected duration of 12 months.

As a key member of our EMEA Compliance team, the successful candidate will administer and coordinate various compliance matters throughout EMEA. The objective of the role is to provide daily administrative support and assistance to EMEA Compliance Team (based in London and Warsaw), and to liaise directly with our Compliance Officers around the region. It will be necessary to cover our Team Secretary role as and when needed.

This is an ideal role for someone with solid administrative experience, who is comfortable working in a small team and taking a large degree of independent responsibility. The successful candidate will need to be confident with Excel and able to quickly acquire skills on new IT platforms. Most importantly, you will share a personal commitment to CBRE’s corporate values of Respect, Integrity, Service and Excellence, have high personal standards of professionalism, excellent attention to detail and the initiative to solve problems or to ask questions when facing challenging tasks.

We offer a challenging role with international exposure and experience working with a key regional and global corporate function.

Key Responsibilities

  • Preparing/formatting compliance training enrolments and manual training materials

  • Tracking mandatory compliance training completion and responding to queries related to training

  • Liaising with global training team and compliance managers to schedule eLearning in EMEA

  • Generating compliance training reports for country compliance officers and senior business leaders

  • Running training reports for audit or investigation purposes

  • Managing/updating Intranet Pages/Portals

  • Managing/monitoring EMEA compliance inbox

  • Preparing communications to the CBRE Compliance community for launch via email and the CampaignLogic marketing platform.

  • Assisting with administrative and ad-hoc tasks, such as room booking, diary management, printing, intranet page amendments in addition to PowerPoint and Word formatting etc.

  • Contributing to other Compliance Department programs and projects, such as the annual Compliance Risk Assessment, and monitoring of the CBRE Affiliate network.


Person Specification/Requirements


  • Undergraduate degree (or equivalent)

  • Computer and office equipment literate (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Excellent written & verbal communication

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Good organisational and prioritising skills

  • Fluent English is required

  • Admin experience

  • Working towards deadlines

  • Team player

  • Good at problem solving and can-do attitude

  • Respect for other cultures

  • Flexibility


  • Further qualifications related to compliance/or administration

  • Experience in using Microsoft Teams, Power BI, and SharePoint Platform

  • Experience working in a Legal/Compliance administrative role and/or a role with international stakeholders

  • Used to work with confidential information

  • Ability to work with variety of skills and personalities


We are an equal opportunities employer and do not discriminate on the grounds of gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age.