Head of Group Regulatory Affairs – FCA, CCOR

Type: Permanent

Date Posted: 29-Mar-23

Closing Date: 12-Apr-23

Location: Bristol, Bristol, BS15LF

Salary: £96,128 to £140,860 per year

Head of Group Regulatory Affairs – FCA, CCOR

No day in Conduct, Compliance and Operational Risk (CCOR) is the same. We engage right across the Group, advising on ways to improve how we keep the Bank safe, delight our customers and Help Britain Prosper. This means we work closely as a collaborative team and spend a lot of our time looking at different areas of the Bank and analysing data to help our teams and businesses.

We’re a diverse group of people, who come from many different backgrounds. Whilst we celebrate these differences, we share a common vision to offer new insight, support and challenge to senior management.

Sound like your kind of place?

CCOR provides independent assurance to the Board and GEC, that the control framework is effective, and that the Group takes reasonable steps to comply with its regulatory obligations.

We’re looking for a Head of FCA Regulatory Affairs to ensure successful delivery of the Group’s Regulatory Strategy. This role acts as a central point of contact for regulators, serving as conduit for identifying, escalating, and mitigating areas of regulatory risk.

What you’ll be doing:

Drive the Group’s ambitions around Regulatory Engagement, leading the day-to-day relationship with the FCA and delivering the Group’s Regulatory Strategy.
Lead the transformation of Regulatory Affairs, seeking opportunities to automate activities and enhance products delivered.
Acting as a trusted adviser for business contacts to ensure regulatory interactions are successful.
Learn from internal and external sources to evolve LBG’s engagement to meet regulatory expectations.
Prepare briefings, MI and Reports that provide senior management and the Board with latest positions on key hot topics, as well as key messages
Influence business decision-making by providing insight, control and thought leadership.

What we need to see on your CV…

Previous experience working with/or at the FCA/Regulator.
Thorough understanding of the Regulatory environment and implications for LBG.
Experience of producing high quality written content in the form of board papers and briefing etc.
Evidence of being an adopter of change and embracing transformation.
Evidence of transforming ways of working
Senior partner relationship management

What we need from you…

Has a passion for compliance risk and a comprehensive understanding of the UK Prudential regulatory environment.
Has a thirst to improve, embrace new challenges and work flexibly, maintaining an understanding of emerging risks and areas of regulatory focus as they emerge and evolve.
Can assess and take a holistic view of risk and understand the importance of a healthy risk culture.
Is intellectually curious and able to apply effective thought leadership to produce insightful, high-quality briefings, contact reports, advice and guidance to support senior partner needs, adjusting style and message based on audience.
Has the ability to influence with impact, shaping the opinions and actions of key partners, gaining their trust and commitment to the desired outcome and demonstrates an ability to build strong partner relationships both internally and externally.
Has an understanding of LBG’s high level business strategy and priorities. Detailed understanding of emerging regulatory, customer and industry expectations and requirements.
Exhibits a good knowledge of the Financial Services industry, its key drivers and our competitors.
Ability to communicate in all forms and to audiences at all levels both internally and externally.
Ability to produce high quality written content in the form of board papers and briefing etc.
Experience in managing teams and passionate about and developing people.

So what can we offer you in return…

As a multi-brand, multi-channel business, we have the scale and breadth to provide you with a diverse range of personal development and a career that’s enriching and full of opportunity.

In return for your expertise, you’ll enjoy our total dedication to your ongoing personal and professional development. We’ll help you perform at your best today, so you can fulfil all your potential in the future.

We’re passionate about diversity and equal opportunity with industry recognition across gender, ethnicity, disability, LGBTQ+ and families. Just let us know if you need any reasonable adjustments made to our recruitment processes, and we’ll try to accommodate them. Together we make it possible – join us and you’ll be part of an organisation that values your contribution and empowers you to make a difference!

We’re an agile team offering flexible work patterns with the need to be in the office 2/3 days per week, whether that be your base office or one you have travelled to for a specific reason.

As a function we’re committed to the principles of agile working, and we’d be particularly keen to receive applications from candidates interested in working the role as a job share. If you have an existing job share partner, your application will be considered jointly – you’ll still need to submit individual applications, but these should be aligned and make it clear that you’re applying on this basis. You’ll be invited to a joint interview and our assessment will be based on whether you have the skills, experience and demonstration of the Group’s Values between you to meet the requirements of the role.

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