Regulatory Product Specialist

Job Description

Duties include:
Ability to support and embed overall business strategy and conduct framework, designed to Treat Customers Fairly
Promote a strong and positive culture across the business that values the interests of Customers
Undertake activities as defined by the Head of Compliance to ensure the 1st line effectively embed Business Conduct and Financial Crime regulation and policies into business as usual activities and comply with all regulatory reporting requirements
Remain up to date on Conduct of Business regulatory change that may affect the company in regard to its product design in a multiple of jurisdictions and disseminate this into advice reflecting the impact on the business
Provide 2nd line challenge and direction on all project or operational change initiatives which have a conduct of business regulatory implication, particularly in regard to financial promotions
Support 2nd line assessment and reporting in regard to Conduct Risk, providing 2nd line challenge and validation of 1st line attestation of conduct measures
Support the risk management reporting frameworks in regard to the provision of 2nd line management information on business conduct matters
Support any regulatory notifications to company regulators, pertaining to business conduct matters
Review and sign off training material pertaining to business conduct and financial crime
Support the sign-off of financial promotion literature and other external communications on matters pertaining to business conduct and financial crime regulatory matters
Support the operation of overall compliance framework, including updating its procedures and manuals and operating any of its core processes as may be required from time to time

Skills and experience required:
Preferably a graduate with numerate, business related or analytical based degree
Should hold a relevant financial services related qualification
Considerable understanding of the Conduct of Business frameworks emerging in a number of international jurisdictions
At least three years in a compliance role with a business conduct/marketing focus, ideally with demonstrable experience with a customer centric project
Experience of working with senior stakeholders, ideally with exposure to working directly with regulators
Experience in processing regulatory breaches and notifications
Proficient in the use of emerging communication technologies and Microsoft applications
A good awareness of emerging consumer technologies and digital services
Experience in collating and supporting the provision of management information and reports