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FS Regulatory Insights Team Senior Manager - Regulatory change

Employer
PwC
Location
Charing Cross, Central London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jan 15, 2022

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Job Role
Manager
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Level of qualification
Qualified, CIMA
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ManagerJob Description & Summary

Role
We are currently looking for a Senior Manager to join our Financial Services Regulatory Insights (FSRI) team. This role is to support our financial services clients in navigating regulatory change, with flexibility to shape the role depending on the successful candidate's area of expertise.
With the current pace of innovation, the impact of COVID and Brexit, and the ESG agenda, we are entering a period of significant regulatory change. We are looking for ambitious, enthusiastic and agile individuals, who wish to enhance their regulatory knowledge to be at the forefront of this change. Ensuring the team is diverse in all ways is incredibly important and we welcome applicants from a range of backgrounds and experiences. We would also consider part-time and/or flexible working arrangements.
While we don't expect a candidate to have deep technical knowledge across all FS firms, we are looking for someone who can demonstrate a depth of understanding across some areas of FS regulation. Candidates will also need to be flexible to tackle new areas of regulation as they arise
The role will provide you with the chance to work on issues at the forefront of the regulatory agenda, and that will have a significant impact on our clients. You will have the opportunity to develop, gain new skills and experiences, and to work with a range of clients across the financial services sector. The role offers a unique mix of client work, market profile activities, regulatory affairs and proposition incubation, and would be suitable for individuals from a range of backgrounds and experiences.

About FSRI

FSRI is an open and supportive team and acts as the 'engine room' of PwC's FS risk and regulatory practice, supporting clients and client facing teams on a range of risk and regulatory topics.

We track new developments that will affect our clients, and engage with a wide range of stakeholders including regulators in the UK, EU and supranationally. We focus on emerging trends in risk and regulation, seeking to develop early points of view and thought leadership. We take a forward-looking view of new risk and regulatory issues, develop a deep understanding of the potential implications and use these insights to engage with clients and our client teams to help clients with the important challenges they face.

Our team includes individuals who cover asset and wealth management, banking and capital markets and insurance and who come from a wide range of backgrounds including people from industry, auditors, lawyers, economists, industry bodies and policy makers and regulators.

Responsibilities

  • Supporting clients and client delivery teams in understanding the impact of the emerging regulatory agenda, with a focus on one or more of the following areas (although there is flexibility for the right candidate): post-Brexit UK FS regulatory change; ESG; regulation of AI or crypto; open finance

  • Undertaking horizon scanning activities and identifying potential new opportunities for the firm

  • Contributing to the work of FSRI focusing on new regulatory developments, wider themes and regulators' policymaking, supervisory and enforcement activities

  • Producing written analysis and information including thought leadership, client publications and blogs

  • Conducting research, training, speaking at client events, responding to consultation papers from relevant regulatory bodies etc

  • Providing input to the debate on development and application of policy

  • Engaging with regulators and policy makers, and supporting the activity of FSRI's wider regulatory affairs team.

Skills required

The ideal candidate would be self-starting, motivated and collaborative, with an interest in and a broad understanding of emerging regulatory themes across financial services. The ability to communicate clearly and build relationships with clients, internal stakeholders and policy makers is required. The ability to understand and communicate clearly the operational impacts of financial services regulation is a key skill. The candidate should be able to identify how risk and regulatory challenges will impact clients, as well as show an awareness of the wider issues affecting this sector.

The following skills are required for this role:

Essential skills:

  • Excellent interpersonal, delivery and communication skills including using social media and other technology

  • Ability to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines

  • Ability to make new contacts, build strong relationships with clients and regulators, listen to and understand client needs

  • Knowledge of the financial services sector, including the business and operational models of clients

  • Knowledge of UK's regulatory and supervisory structure, the regulatory development process for financial services and the current EU regulatory agenda

Desire and ability to interpret the implications of regulatory changes and identify new opportunities to assist clients, taking into account wider issues such as changes in business models and technology.

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Degrees/Field of Study required:Degrees/Field of Study preferred:Certifications (if blank, certifications not specified)

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Travel Requirements

Up to 40%Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?

YesGovernment Clearance Required?

YesJob Posting End Date

Full time
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