Governance and Policy Manager - FCA

18 May 2017
16 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The purpose of this role is to champion a strong and clear governance and policy framework across the business. The role will also promote awareness of planning upstream regulatory change as well as co-ordinating FCA reporting and controlled functions across the group.

The Client:

Judicial Services Group with UK wide remit.

This Client does not provide sponsorship.

The role-

The development and management of the governance, regulatory and policy framework for the Group, including:

  • Creating effective relationships with senior managers and supporting them with the group governance and policy framework
  • Managing the Group Policy framework incorporating regulatory, legislative and other business requirements taking into account the ethical values of the business
  • Embedding the Governance and Policy Frameworks throughout the business by engaging successfully with staff of all levels, creating and delivery training and ensuring a high level of awareness and consistent use of policy and process is adhered to throughout the organisation
  • Channel communications with regulators such as the ICO and FCA, supporting senior managers with their responsibilities to associate bodies and interested parties and reporting on the same
  • Building a strong partnership with the Group Risk Manager in order to manage regulatory controlled/senior management functions, delivering training, induction and ongoing fitness and propriety, generating regular reports, implement a dynamic quarterly reporting plan, provide feedback to the senior managers/Executive, control of internal publication of policies and processes
  • Project Management (e.g. Compliance system management, GDPR, SMCR, thematic reviews, acquisition/integration, investigations, change management) as directed by the Director of Compliance
  • Develop positive working relationships with senior managers in the first line and other Governance, Risk and Compliance team members to focus on goals and overall objectives.
  • To understand the business strategy and operational priorities and comfortably discuss policy identification and process strategies.
  • Up to date knowledge of the regulatory and legislative changes affecting the business and stakeholders, horizon scanning and implementation of changes as required.

Skill set-

  • Excellent time management, planning and organisational skills
  • Team player and self-starter, able to work on own initiative
  • Confident in dealing with senior managers, stakeholders, team members, external service providers. regulators & related matters arising
  • Excellent communication skills, written, oral and presentation. Engaging, people oriented and system driven
  • IT literate - proficiency with Microsoft, Word, Excel (intermediate/advanced for reporting), Outlook and Sharepoint
  • Data Protection legislation and relevant codes of conduct / practice. Confident of delivery of training (internal)
  • Presenting and reporting facts (verbal, written)
  • Ability to excel under pressure and when working to frequent tight deadlines
  • Good attention to detail and ability to interpret data
  • Knowledge of the financial services/service industry business, relevant standards and regulatory footprint
  • Experience of using databases and generating reports
  • Knowledge of the civil enforcement process or other related industries (ideal)
  • UK travel will be required from time to time sometimes including overnight stays