New Role - Derivatives Compliance Officer

London (Greater)
£90000.00 - £120000.00 per annum
09 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Derivatives Compliance Officer required for major bank

VP- Derivatives Compliance VP Level - Derivatives Compliance Advisory position at a Tier 1 Investment Bank. The Firm: One of the top investment banks in London seeks a VP to join their derivatives Compliance Advisory team. They are looking for top notch candidates to join and benefit from working alongside experienced members of the Compliance team. You will be able to grow and develop your skills through the firm's extensive training and hands on mentoring provided. The Role: As a VP, you will be responsible for providing advice regulatory advice and guidance to the trading floor for everything from: new and existing products as well as product design and distribution, conflicts of interest and issues arising from the implementation of MiFID. You will also have compliance oversight of the trade floor and seek to mitigate conduct risk issues under MAR/MAD etc. The firm has taken an innovative approach to the development of investment products for both the retail and institutional markets and aligning their services accordingly. This role is specifically focused on the Derivatives market and dealing with all counter-parties that express an interest in acquiring derivative products. This could mean: high net worth investors, mutual funds, family offices, wealth managers, institutional investors, hedge funds and institutional investors. A significant focus for the role will be to enhance the compliance profile on the trading floor and partner with the business by advising at all times on best regulatory practice. It is essential that the candidate recognises that risk management and protecting the bank's interests is of fundamental importance for this role. The Candidate:

The successful candidate will have a strong understanding of derivatives in either Fixed Income, Equities or Exchange Traded Derivatives or OTC. Given the breadth of the product base, it is less important than a logical approach to advisory compliance and a very strong understanding of the issues arising from recent changes in UK, EU and US regulation.

  • Candidates should have at least 5 years' experience in Compliance. (Candidates with a background in trading, operations, risk or legal will be considered though they will need to demonstrate their knowledge of regulation in detail).
  • Strong academic background
  • Flexible and organised approach
  • Ability to work autonomously as well as collaboratively
  • High sense of drive, ambition and motivation

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