Training & Competence Supervisor Desk Based

IDEX Consulting Ltd
08 Feb 2017
08 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

My Client is currently looking for a desk based T&C specialist to join their team in Manchester.

The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering high quality regulatory support and guidance to advisers and firms.


  • To provide desk based Compliance and Training & Competence Support to advisers and firms and facilitate resolution of any regulatory or other business related issues
  • To assist advisers and partner firms in achieving their business objectives
  • Support the development of advisers competence in File submission to the Business Monitoring team
  • Review previous supervision, audit and meeting report documentations and action plans
  • Assessing existing behaviour and practices against current Compliance and T & C standards as required
  • Identifying any regulatory weakness, breaches or shortfalls within the firm and identify areas where the firm can improve their regulatory behaviour
  • Undertaking T & C supervision duties as required and reporting on any shortfalls or training needs identified
  • Building a strong business relationship with the firm to ensure adherence to Compliance and T & C standards at all times and promote best practice at every opportunity
  • Monitor completion of previously set remedial actions and agree any future actions to be taken to ensure compliance and T & C standards are met at all times
  • To quickly report any short comings identified and recommend appropriate actions, e.g. intensive support, suspension , additional training or other enhanced supervision as required
  • Assist adviser and firms to achieve their business objectives
  • Support the induction of new recruits through effective mentoring, presentations, and development activity as required


  • Experience and working knowledge of the IFA industry
  • Excellent technical knowledge of products and industry to support in file construction and root cause analysis from business monitoring Findings
  • Ability to interpret data and to analyse where existing procedures and practices do not meet with current regulatory standards
  • Excellent standard of written and verbal communication together with strong presentation skills
  • Qualified to Diploma Standard or QCA Level 4 (or equivalent)
  • Sound knowledge of UK regulatory framework
  • Previous experience of support file checking regimes
  • G60/AF3 Would be an advantage but not essential

Please contact Graeme Hyland at IDEX Consulting for more information.

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