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UKVI Compliance Manager

General counsel

Location:  Egham
Salary:  £45,548 per annum - including London Allowance
This is the expected starting salary for this post however appointment at a higher point may be made for candidates who demonstrate exceptional skills and experience relevant to the role.
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Tuesday 07 February 2023
Reference:  0123-030

Full-Time, Permanent

Applications are invited for the post of UKVI Compliance Manager in the Legal & Compliance Directorate.

You will be responsible for providing leadership and management to ensure compliance with UKVI guidance and immigration laws.  The role will provide assurance to the General Counsel and Authorising Officer, Executive Board and Audit Risk & Compliance Committee.

Responsible for developing and managing a schedule of works designed to streamline and improve upon the College’s continuing compliance with UKVI guidance and immigration laws, this will be a pivotal role in ensuring the College’s UKVI sponsor duties continue to be met and that policies and procedures are in place to facilitate compliance.

You will provide subject matter expertise to support the Authorising Officer to provide central oversight of compliance across various teams within the College including Student Administration, Admissions and HR and providing expert, timely and pragmatic advice and guidance and training on immigration matters.  As such, you will have specialist subject matter expertise as well as excellent communication skills, an adaptable approach and the ability to problem solve. Project management and leadership experience would be advantageous

In return we offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including generous annual leave and training and development opportunities.   The post is based in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Elaina Moss, General Counsel on

For queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted by email at:

Please quote the reference: 0123-030

Closing Date:  23:59, 6 February 2023  

Interview Date: To be confirmed

Please note that it will not be possible for the College to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship for successful candidates as this role does not fall into one of the standard occupational codes deemed eligible for sponsorship by UK Visas and Immigration. Successful candidates will therefore need to be eligible to work in the UK or have limited leave to remain in the UK and associated right to work for the duration of their employment with the College, in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

Further details:    Job Description & Person Specification    
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The university has adopted hybrid working for some roles therefore some remote working may be possible for this role.

Royal Holloway is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI), and encourages applications from all people regardless of age, disability, gender, marital status, parental status, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or trans status or history. More information on our structures and initiatives around EDI, including information on staff diversity networks, can be found on our Equality and Diversity Intranet page.



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