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Compliance Managers

Also called: Compliance Coordinator, Compliance Manager, Compliance Officer, Director of Compliance

What they do:
Plan, direct, or coordinate activities of an organization to ensure compliance with ethical or regulatory standards.
On the job, you would:
  • Maintain documentation of compliance activities, such as complaints received or investigation outcomes.
  • File appropriate compliance reports with regulatory agencies.
  • Conduct or direct the internal investigation of compliance issues.


Arts and Humanities
  • English language
Safety and Government
  • law and government
  • customer service
  • management


Basic Skills
  • reading work related information
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
  • changing what is done based on other people's actions
  • understanding people's reactions
Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it


  • communicate by speaking
  • communicate by writing
Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • use rules to solve problems


People interested in this work like activities that include data, detail, and regular routines.
They do well at jobs that need:
  • Attention to Detail
  • Persistence
  • Dependability
  • Integrity
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Self Control


You might use software like this on the job:

Compliance software
  • Oracle Enterprise Governance, Risk, and Compliance Manager
  • Thomson Reuters Paisley Enterprise GRC
Project management software
  • Microsoft Project Hot Technology
  • Microsoft SharePoint Hot Technology
Electronic mail software
  • IBM Notes Hot Technology
  • Microsoft Outlook Hot Technology


Education: (rated 4 of 5)
bachelor's degree or
master's degree
usually needed

Job Outlook

Average Outlook
New job opportunities are likely in the future.

Green Green jobs have created this new and emerging type of work that wasn't around before.

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