Regulatory Risk Lead

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Regulatory Risk Lead

Location: London (On-site)

Salary: Competitive


Regulatory Risk Lead (Senior Manager) – Completive Salary + Bonus – Hybrid Working

Our client is hiring a Regulatory Risk Lead! A chance to be part of a continuously growing business with around 50 Billion AUM, they have strategic growth plans to double to this within the next few years!

The Role

This role sits within the rapidly growing Regulatory affairs team which within the Risk function! The role of the team is to ensure a good understanding of regulatory risks, issues and projects within the business, and ensure timely and high quality communications to both the business and the regulator. This should facilitate strong regulatory risk management and ensure regulatory risks and issues are considered as part of decision making.

As a result, the team is expected to work with the breadth of the business to maintain controlled risk taking which delivers long term value for shareholders. The team will be the owner of our regulatory engagement strategy, including being responsible for the managing the relationships with our regulators. This will include challenging regulatory communications produced by the business (including assurance functions), and providing regulatory insights to a broad range of stakeholders.

Key responsibilities

Reporting directly to the Head of Regulatory Risk Affairs, the key responsibilities of this role include:

  • To work with the head of regulatory affairs and the CRO to build on the current model (and shape future developments) for regulatory engagement across the business to ensure we maintain an approach which is fit for purpose and as efficient as possible.
  • To work to develop a strong regulatory risk culture across the business working to ensure individuals are aware of their obligations. Work with individuals across the business to ensure risks are documented and managed and their implications fully understood
  • To lead autonomously on coordinating and producing high quality communications to our regulators across the breadth of the business.
  • To work with the risk team and more widely across the business to ensure responses to regulatory requests and projects are delivered to the highest possible standard and to deadlines.
  • Own responses to discussion papers, consultation papers and relevant policy statements with our regulators.
  • To coordinate and own reporting to management, Board Risk Committee, Audit Committee and Boards ensuring they are kept informed of regulatory issues, projects, and relationship.
  • Produce preparation materials and lead briefings with NEDs and Executives in preparation for engagement with our regulators such that they fully aware of material matters being discussed with the regulators alongside key emerging themes.
  • To ensure accurate records of regulatory discussions are maintained.
  • To own the regulatory engagement process, including appropriate process documentation and audit trails.
  • To lead on regulatory strategy for new and existing regulatory change projects, and provide “in-line” views and opinions on regulatory projects (including ensuring that regulatory expectations are fully recognised).
  • To manage the Periodic Summary Meeting program of work annually, including planning, coordination of activities and communications with the regulators.
  • Represent PIC in various regulatory fora and discussions.
  • Act as a point of contact for regulatory queries and advice for the business.


Person Specification


· Must have strong written and oral communication skills, with the ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of stakeholders.

· Must have excellent knowledge of how UK regulators operate and expectations of large insurance firms

· Must be organised and able to successfully manage a number of significant ongoing projects at the same time.

· Must be willing and able to develop knowledge of our business processes, standards, policies and procedures; and the relevant legal, regulatory and industry requirements.

· Experience of risk management and governance.

· Project management and reporting experience.


· Management experience of direct reports


If you are looking to join a rapidly growing FS company at Senior Manager level and add significant value to their targeted growth at a senior level then this is the role for you!

Recruiter: Tom Newton


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