Risk & Regulatory Change Manager - Conduct Risk

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An exceptional opportunity to join the growing Scottish Risk & Regulation team of our global consultancy client. The team work with UK / global banks and consumer credit firms on a range of regulatory and business change programmes. They bring expertise in retail risk and regulation, and work with clients to design and implement change to their operating models, governance, processes and controls. Most recently, their projects have included Authorisation activity, Governance (including SMCR), Brexit response, LIBOR transformation, Conduct remediation (eg affordability and recoveries/collections) and improving Non-Financial risk management arrangements and controls / outcomes testing.

This role is all about…

Working across a range of projects to build a broad range of expertise and be passionate about delivering value and insights to your clients. As you progress, you’ll build your client relationship network and thrive on taking on new challenges in unfamiliar situations.

Responsibilities

  • Performing advisory engagements over a diverse range of subject matters such as governance, non- financial risk, regulatory interpretation and compliance, operational risk
  • Planning compliance review activities to undertake monitoring over areas of key regulation
  • Assisting in the delivery of business change and conduct risk transformation projects, reporting progress to Senior Managers and above
  • Developing strategies to solve complex technical challenges; help firms rethink their approach to risk and control, and partnering with clients to deliver robust and sustainable change
  • Building and maintain effective working relationships with clients and help identify opportunities to broaden relationships with new and existing clients

About you…

Experience working within financial services risk and control projects either from a consulting, banking or regulatory perspective (including for example compliance monitoring and testing, conduct remediation, process and controls improvement etc)

  • Awareness of the impact of regulation on firms’ business models and the changes required to improve the customer journey
  • Insights on the role of digital, including associated opportunities and challenges, aimed at optimising operational arrangements
  • A working understanding of FCA principles (PRIN) and rules (such as COBS, MCOB, PROD, CONC, SYSC, DISP, SMCR etc)
  • An appreciation of the UK regulatory regime including concepts underpinning Permissions, Governance, Conduct Risk
  • An agility to effectively participate in varied projects within capital markets
  • Relevant qualification is ideal but not essential e.g. ACA, CFA
  • Commercial awareness, sound reporting skills and the ability to work under your own initiative.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.

Salary up to £62,000 + Cash/Benefit Allowance + Bonus + Benefits.  Glasgow or Edinburgh base. Agile working culture. For further information contact Stuart Ringland on (01698) 440 337 or email stuart@lusona.co.uk

Permanent
9 May 2022
Audit & Risk
Risk Management
up to £62,000 + Cash/Benefits allowance + Bonus + Benefits
0141 530 4333