AI Governance Lead

We’re seeking an Artificial Intelligence Governance Lead to join us, a key role to develop and apply our AI governance framework, monitoring and updating our regulation framework and keeping up to date with the latest news in the AI field. You’ll support us in balancing the risks and opportunities, ensuring the right governance is in place to deliver AI use cases in a compliant way.

At AXA we work smart, empowering our people to balance their time between home and the office in a way that works best for them, their team and our customers. You’ll work at least 40% of your week away from home, either at one of our office locations, visiting clients or attending industry events.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Developing and implementing the AI framework for the use of data and AI technologies within the organisation
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams to ensure that data and AI solutions align with ethical and legal standards
  • Supporting our data teams in conducting impact assessments on new data and AI initiatives
  • Implementing ethical guidelines and best practices for the use of data and AI technologies within the organization, balancing the risks and opportunities associated with their use
  • Acting as a liaison with external stakeholders such as regulatory bodies and ethics committees to stay informed about emerging regulations and industry best practices
  • Providing guidance and training to employees on ethical considerations in data and AI usage, emphasizing the balance between risks and opportunities
  • Staying updated on emerging industry regulations and standards related to ethical use of AI, data privacy, security and act as an ambassador in the organisation
  • Liaising with key stakeholders including architecture, security and data privacy to maintain alignment and consistency

What we’re looking for:

  • Strong expertise in AI regulations e.g. ICO AI guidelines, EU AI Act
  • Good understanding of data privacy regulations e.g. GDPR, CCPA
  • Experience in developing and implementing ethical guidelines for data and AI, considering both risks and opportunities
  • Strong, proven stakeholder management
  • Ability to collaborate with diverse teams and influence decision-making at all levels
  • Experience in a leadership or management role, preferably in a data or AI-related field, with a focus on ethical considerations and regulatory compliance
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to assess and mitigate risks
  • Certification in data privacy or ethical AI practices is desirable

As a precondition of employment for this role, you must be eligible and authorised to work in the United Kingdom.

What We Offer:

At AXA UK, we’re appreciative of the people who work for us and our rewards package is reviewed regularly to reflect that. You can expect to receive:

  • Competitive annual salary dependent on experience
  • Annual company & performance-based bonus
  • Contributory pension scheme (up to 12% employer contributions)
  • Life Assurance (up to 10 x annual salary)
  • 28 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays
  • Opportunity to buy up to 5 extra days leave or sell up to 5 days leave
  • AXA employee discounts
  • Gym benefits

To apply, click on the ‘apply for this job’ button, you’ll then need to log in or create a profile to submit your CV. We’re proud to be an Equal Opportunities Employer and don’t discriminate against employees or potential employees based on protected characteristics. If you have a long-term health condition or disability and require reasonable adjustments during the application or interview process, we’re proud to offer access to the AXA Accessibility Concierge. For our support, please send an email to

About AXA:

AXA UK Support Functions power AXA’s three customer-facing business units, providing the infrastructure, support and expertise to ensure our customers can always count on us. Whether you’ve got heaps of experience and qualifications behind you, or you’re just starting out, we’ll give you the support and opportunities to help you grow and develop with confidence.

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