If you are preparing for an interview as a Compliance Officer then you will already know what job requirements that particular company are looking for. You will normally be degree educated with some previous business experience.
In the role of Compliance Officer you will be expected to advise companies on how to follow set procedures and industry standards. You will need to be an excellent communicator in order to go to different companies and discuss what standards and processes a company should be following and give them advice on how to go about this.
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Before attending your interview ensure that you have done your research, not just on the company itself and the role but also found out basic details as to where the interview is being held, you do not want to be caught out on the day, do a dummy run.
When preparing for the interview, go through the job description or advert with your CV and mark out your experiences versus what the company are specifically looking for so that any questions that you are asked you will have thought about job specific.
For a Compliance Officer role, the interviewer(s) will be looking for someone who can communicate well in writing and orally as you will need to write up reports and meet clients and provide advice and guidance for them in sometimes not very understood circumstances.
You could be asked questions such as:
Talk me through a time that you have visited a client, how did you make the appointment and what was the visit about and how did it go?How do you monitor progress and set actions plans in place?How do you keep up to date with company standards and processes?What do you do before visiting any new client?An interviewer will be looking to assess how well you will behave in front of clients and how authoritive you will come across as well as being able to build relationships and work together.
If you do your research thoroughly into the company and the job role then the rest comes down to you and your personality for this role.