June 22, 2017 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Marker Hotel
Grand Canal Square
Docklands, Dublin 2, D02 CK38
Caroline Hollick-Ward
01 7790200

Event Details

Title: The ACOI Education & Careers Evening 2017
Date: Thursday, 22nd June 2017
Venue: Marker Hotel, Grand Canal Square, Docklands, Dublin 2
Time: 6.30 pm – 9.00 pm (Registration & Networking – 6.00 pm)
Exhibitors: Association of Compliance Officers in Ireland (ACOI)
  Brightwater Recruitment Specialists*
The Central Bank of Ireland
Eversheds Sutherland
Red Tree Recruitment*
Robert Walters*
The Institute of Banking (IoB)
The Insurance Institute of Ireland (III)
The Life Insurance Association (LIA)

Those marked with an asterisk will also be speaking at the event.
Topics discussed by the compliance practitioner will be;

  • How they entered a career in compliance – recognising the skills they had and required to operate effectively.
  • The importance of a balanced approach of acquiring knowledge and skills through education and experiential learning on the job.
  • Being part of a compliance community – benefits of being connected and engaged in their professional environment.


Topics discussed by recruiters will consider the following;
Career Stages – themed sessions depending on experience

  • “The first Step” – How to start your career in compliance: specifically, for people considering a move into compliance.
  • “Early Days” – How to move up the career ladder, what’s required?
  • “When established” – Moving from a generalist to specialist within compliance. Becoming an expert generalist – applying concepts from other industries for the benefit of your sector.


Career Clinic – suitable for all

  • Personal branding – reconciling your view with that of a recruiter’s and potential employer, LinkedIn and affiliations, using your network.
  • drafting a winning CV.
  • advice on how to prepare, conduct yourself during and post interviews.
  • negotiating terms when an offer is made.
  • seek feedback in unsuccessful situations and
  • how to leave an organisation with dignity and your former employer having no ill feeling.


Job Market Update – suitable for all

  • skills in demand
  • how to futureproof yourself
  • salary survey
  • emergent trends
  • what’s happening internationally