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FS Regulatory Insights Banking Wholesale Conduct Manager

Posted: 21 Nov 2020 Closes: 21 Dec 2020
London, London Region UK Competitive
Permanent & Full-time -1767760698

Job description

Background

We are currently looking for a Manager to join our Financial Services Regulatory Insights (FSRI) team.

The role will provide you with the chance to develop your technical knowledge across a range of topics and your wider industry knowledge, to support a broad range of clients across the banking and investment firms' markets. It offers a unique mix of client work, market profile activities, regulatory engagement and proposition incubation and would provide the opportunity for anyone looking for a move into professional services.

Who we are

Joining FSRI

FSRI acts as the 'engine room' of PwC's FS risk and regulatory practice, supporting client teams in areas of risk and regulatory expertise, often acting as deep subject matter specialists.

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.

Through these activities we develop the relationships, knowledge and skills to help clients with the important challenges they face. We work with a broad range of teams to support our clients, bringing a deep understanding of clients' business and operational models, as well as the wider issues affecting their businesses and the industry.

Our team includes experts who cover asset and wealth management, banking and capital markets and insurance. The team includes risk, regulatory, legal and compliance professionals from a wide range of backgrounds including people from industry, auditors, lawyers, economists, industry bodies and policy makers and regulators.

Who we are looking for

With the current pace of innovation, the impact of COVID and Brexit, climate change and the wider ESG agenda, we are entering a period of unprecedented regulatory change. We are looking for ambitious and driven individuals with a strong background in regulation, who are looking to enhance their regulatory knowledge to be at the forefront of this change.

The FSRI team has a key role to play in ensuring that PwC is known in the market as the best in class risk and regulatory practice, in interacting with players in the UK, EU and global financial services industry and in supporting the services we offer to our clients.

Requirements

Responsibilities

  • Supporting clients and client delivery teams with industry and technical expertise on insurance conduct matters.
  • Occasionally acting as subject matter expert on engagements
  • 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 internal briefings, client publications, marketing materials, website content, press releases, etc.
  • Conducting technical 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, participating in developing Thought Leadership
  • Engaging with regulators and policy makers on areas of expertise, and supporting the activity of FSRI's wider regulatory relations team.

Skills required

The ideal candidate would have demonstrable experience in wholesale banking and capital markets, and be able to identify how risk and regulatory challenges will impact clients, as well as an awareness of the wider issues affecting this sector. Previous experience is likely to have been in a firm, or in a policy/supervisory department at one of the regulators. Alternatively, the candidate may have gained his or her experience from working in an industry body, government department, law firm or consulting firm.

The following skills are required for this role:

Essential skills:

  • Deep technical grounding in a range of wholesale banking and capital markets risk and regulatory issues. Suitable topics include: MiFID II, EMIR-REFIT, CSDR, SFTR, Benchmarks, Libor reform, CCP issues, CRAs etc.
  • Knowledge of the banking sector, including the typical business and operational models of clients in this sector
  • Broad knowledge of UK and EU regulatory and supervisory structure, the regulatory development process for financial services and the current EU regulatory agenda
  • Excellent technical, delivery and communication skills including using social media and other technology
  • Strong organisational and interpersonal skills
  • 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
  • Desire and ability to interpret regulatory changes into new opportunities to assist clients, drawing on wider geopolitical, technological and demographic issues.

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience working with a UK or equivalent overseas regulator.
  • Knowledge of the investment firms' sector is a plus.

Risk Assurance

We're a leading provider of trust in the digital world - in the eyes of our people, our clients and our stakeholders. Today's business environment is different. More complex. More connected. Companies not only face new and unknown risks, but also new and untapped opportunities. Our team is at the forefront of this change, join us to be a part of transforming how risk is perceived and capitalised on.
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