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With many years’ expertise recruiting in this area, we work closely with some of the UK’s leading financial services institutions and organisations to find compliance and regulatory experts for permanent and interim positions.
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One of the UK's leading independent recruiters in
Compliance and Regulatory jobs
In the world of business today, many organisations find themselves operating in highly regulated industries, in which increasingly complex rules and regulations are clearly defined to ensure correct practice is adhered to. Failure to meet these standards from a compliance perspective can have significant financial and reputational repercussions. In light of this, MERJE understands that our clients strive to attract the highest calibre of compliance professionals to ensure their businesses remain at the forefront of the ever-changing regulatory landscape.
Our highly experienced Compliance team has a wealth of experience recruiting within Banking, Financial Services and a number of other regulated industries. If you are looking to further develop your career in Compliance then our dedicated team of consultants based in London and Manchester are able to discuss your requirements and work with you to achieve your career aspirations.
We recruit Permanent and Contract opportunities across the UK and cover areas such as Compliance, Regulatory Risk, Policy, Monitoring, Advice & Guidance, Training & Competency, Financial Promotions and Data Protection.
Our sector expertise includes:
Job titles include Head of Compliance, Regulatory Risk Manager, Compliance Monitoring Manager, Compliance Policy Manager, T&C Supervisor and Data Protection Specialist.
Winners of 'Recruitment Partner of the Year'
at the Credit Awards 2018
In an ever-changing economic climate, Credit Risk and Analytics are intrinsic to the success of businesses across a range of industries. The specialist skillset associated with Credit Risk and Analytics professionals is always in high demand and can be equally as hard to find.
MERJE has a dedicated team with a combined 15 years’ experience in the area and an established network of connections and contacts across all levels. Representing a plethora of clients, our opportunities cover permanent and interim positions throughout the UK. Sectors include:
Credit Risk Recruitment
Since the financial crash in 2008, Credit Risk has become an area where both permanent and contract professionals are more important than ever and as such the recruitment marketplace is thriving. At MERJE we recruit a variety of roles including Head of Credit Risk, Senior Credit Risk Analyst - Scorecards, Lead Collections Strategy Analyst, Decision Science Analyst, Portfolio Manager and Credit Risk Modelling Specialist.
More and more organisations are seeing the benefit of data analysis and how it can help with understanding current trends as well as forecasting the future. Analytics functions often provide the information on which future business strategy is based, so companies are keen to find strong talent in this area. Job titles include Head of Analytics, Systems Analyst, MI Pricing Manager, Data Scientist, Lead SAS Analyst, BI Manager and SQL Developer.
Mid-Senior level and
Front-Line Customer Contact recruitment
The world of Customer Contact is constantly evolving, as customer service roles move from purely call centre-focused to take advantage of modern technology including webchat, social media and multi-channel solutions.
At MERJE we recruit Mid-Senior-level roles in the Contact Centre area, placing the best leaders and operations-minded specialists into customer-facing environments. We have a large and growing list of organisations that we work closely with in multiple sectors, including:
Job titles that we typically recruit include Contact Centre Director, Head of Resource Planning, Head of Transformation, Client Services Manager, Sales Manager and Account Director.
MERJE Front-Line Talent
MERJE Front-Line Talent matches the market’s best Customer Contact and Call Centre Agents, Operators, Advisors and Team Managers with permanent, temporary and fixed-term roles across many sectors.
Job titles include Front-Line Agent, Team Leader, Complaints Handler, Account Manager, Webchat/Social Media Executive, Bi/Multi-lingual Agent, Market Researcher, Quality Analyst and Resource Planner.
Recruiting the most talented Finance, Audit and Accountancy Candidates
The Finance & Audit team at MERJE are always looking for talented individuals to fill finance roles across several sectors. Whether you are a Finance Manager, a part-qualified or fully-qualified Accountant, or an Audit specialist, our team can work with you to find your next Finance job based on your experience, skills and ambition.
We work across several industry leading companies to recruit Finance, Accountancy and Audit experts for leading companies, including:
We have the ability to attract ambitious and talented individuals, covering the following roles: CFO, Finance Director, Finance Manager, Financial/Management Accountant, Financial Controller, Financial Analyst, Part-qualified Accountant, Tax, Treasury and Audit.
We can find your next Financial Crime or Fraud job
The continued and increasing threat of Money Laundering, Financial Crime and Fraud to your business and ever changing regulation ensure that for most organisations, safeguarding your business against these threats whilst adhering to regulatory requirements is an absolute priority. Failure to adhere to these regulations can result in significant financial and reputational repercussions. Finding a balance between preventing financial crime without impacting customer experience remains the biggest challenge for organisations and requires technical specialists with experience of successfully achieving an optimal balance. In light of this, MERJE understands that our clients strive to attract the highest calibre of financial crime and fraud professionals to ensure their businesses are best protected
Financial Crime Recruitment
Our highly experienced Consultants have a wealth of experience recruiting experts within banking and financial services, attracting only the best Financial Crime prevention specialists across the following areas:
If you are looking to further develop your career in Financial Crime, interim or permanent, then our dedicated team of consultants based in London and Manchester are able to discuss your requirements and work with you to achieve your career aspirations.
Organisations – most notably across the Banking and Financial Services sectors – face a constant, ever changing threat from fraudsters. At MERJE we understand the pressures of delivering effective fraud management, which is why we sit at the forefront when it comes to providing high calibre recruitment solutions across the Financial Services sector.
Job titles that we recruit include Money Laundering Reporting Officer, Head of Fraud Management, Financial Crime Manager, Fraud Manager, Fraud Consultant, ABC Manager, KYC Manager, Fraud Analytics Manager, Sanctions Specialist, Fraud Analyst and AML Monitoring Analyst.
We are experts in the Risk Management
The effects of the global financial crisis are still evident today with high public debt and an economy that is still in recovery. In the wake of the events of 2007, experts began to question how so many financial institutions left themselves exposed, with many pointing to poor risk management techniques as the fundamental reason for their shortcomings. Fortunately today, organisations recognise the importance of investing in Enterprise-Wide Risk Management and this plays a key role in the decision making processes at every level of business.
The prevalence of Risk Management has resulted in a significant upturn in demand for this skill set, with organisations offering a clearly defined and rewarding career path for professionals with this experience.
MERJE works with a multitude of different organisations across the UK, who are actively looking to recruit individuals on both a contract and permanent basis in the various areas of Risk Management. This includes roles in Enterprise Risk, Operational Risk, Liquidity Risk, Quantitative Risk, Investment Risk, Prudential Risk, Market Risk and IT Risk.
Our Risk Management sector expertise includes:
The Risk Management team at MERJE recruits for many jobs across the Risk area, including Director of Enterprise Risk, Head of Operational Risk, Liquidity Risk Manager, Prudential Capital Manager, Enterprise Risk Manager and IT Risk Officer.
MERJE was founded in
Our Management Team each have over
years' recruitment experience within their specialist markets
of permanent placements had a
salary of £40,000 and over
Contract and Interim roles comprise of
of our placements
Managing Consultant - Compliance
Managing Consultant - Compliance & Risk
Senior Consultant - Compliance
Senior Consultant - Compliance & Risk
Senior Consultant - Compliance & Risk
Consultant - Compliance
Resourcer - Compliance & Risk
about 2 months ago
Operational Risk Manager
£50,000 - £58,000
Our client is a leading bank who are currently recruiting for an Operational Risk Manager. The role will be responsible for maintaining the operational risk framework and accompanying standards. Ensuring that the Operational Risk Framework and accompanying standards are understood and embedded across the bank. Key Responsibilities: Drive, influence, monitor and support the development, implementation and reporting on end to end Operational Risk Frameworks, ensuring that they are fit for purpose for the size, nature and complexity of the Bank and comply with regulatory and legislative requirements. Build and deliver an effective independent oversight, review and challenge framework for execution across the business units and support functions ensuring compliance to the Operational Risk Framework. Build, design and deliver an effective Operational Risk Training program covering all layers of the organisation. Provide strong subject matter expertise to advise and challenge working closely with the Risk Champions. Deliver ad-hoc investigations, internal and external reporting as required. Perform gap analysis against industry standards as required and horizon scanning to ensure that new regulation or guidelines are considered for implementation. Lead Operational Risk Scenario Workshops with Risk Champions, Senior Management and other subject matter experts. Deliver one off activities and projects to the outcomes and standards agreed with line manager. Key Requirements: Strong experience in an Operational Risk Manager role, preferably within a banking or similar regulated environment. In depth technical knowledge of sophisticated operational risk; identification, assessment and remediation monitoring tools Commercial, business focussed with strong judgement and integrity
5 days ago
Deputy Head of Compliance
£110,000 - £135,000 + Bonus + benefits
My client is a very prestigious organisation and a leader in its chosen field The role- Following some organisational changes a very significant role has presented itself for someone to act as senior member of the compliance function with responsibility for regulatory policy within the wider business, to ensure that the function and the business are aware of and prepared for change as a result of legal and regulatory change to the operating environment. As deputy to the Head of Compliance you will also assist in the leadership of the function and the development of its staff, and provide senior management with the necessary management information, support and advice to ensure they have the assurance that their business areas are being operated in accordance with regulatory requirements. Key Requirements- Excellent written / oral communication skills and an ability to communicate complex technical ideas to a diverse audience Practical and pragmatic approach to problem solving which balances commercial and regulatory objectives Ability to form close working relationships across the business and influence management and stakeholders Experience of managing and leading a team plus building productive relationships with key stakeholders Highly motivated with the ability to operate effectively in a fast paced organisation
about 2 months ago
Head of Compliance – Private Bank
£120,000-£150,000 basic salary + package
Our client is a long established and highly regarded UK Private Bank and an exceptional opportunity exists for an individual to formulate, execute and document the Company’s Compliance strategy, manage and lead the compliance team, provide appropriate assurance to the Board and Management as to compliance with appropriate regulation and legislation. The role is a Senior Manager under the SMCR, and you are subject to both the PRA / FCA Individual, and Senior Manager Conduct rules. The Role To formulate and document the Company’s compliance strategy based on government legislation and the regulators rules and guidance on best practice. To develop and implement appropriate controls and monitoring in the context of the business model to ensure that the firms meets its statutory and regulatory obligations As Data Protection Officer, to take the lead in providing expert advice and the promotion of data protection compliance and best practice in setting and maintaining standards and procedures across the firm. To work with all areas of the business to embed the culture of good compliance practice and in particular treating customers fairly. Ensure the timely provision of reporting and management information Responsibility for the Compliance Advisory and Monitoring teams (different locations) Provide assurance to the Executive Committee that the team is able to produce and deliver effective plans and programmes in relation to all compliance areas Attendance at the Board Risk, Compliance and Legal Committee Key Requirements You will have operated as Head of Compliance ideally in a Private Banking or Wealth management environment Strong familiarity with the regulatory environment, particularly PRA/FCA Excellent people management skills. Ability to motivate/inspire the team and its members to perform and add value to the broader business Confident and comfortable communicating with teams and individuals across all hierarchical levels Strong Commercial focus
about 2 months ago
My client is part of an international financial services organisation that provides a variety of cash loans as well as other financial products. They are currently seeking a compliance officer who will support the Compliance Policy and Advice Manager undertake a broad range of responsibilities to include; Responsibilities; Review and sign off the following in a timely fashion and in adherence to the sign off process: Financial promotions in a timely fashion; Customer communications; and Training material Attend meetings and provide advice on allocated new and on-going projects, providing compliance guidance where required Provide ongoing advice and guidance on day to day BAU issues relating to FCA, CCA, CMA and CRA matters. Working with the wider business to administer and maintain the following key control documents that are owned by the compliance team: Policy register; Legal and regulatory communications registers; Complaints assessment summary sheet; and Data protection asset register. Undertake daily review of ‘commandments’ and report as appropriate to key stakeholders. Ensuring adequate records are maintained for all activities carried out. Collating data required to complete regulatory and internal reports as and when required. Model and ensure the day-to-day delivery of the six defined fair customer outcomes across all business functions. Maintain awareness of and ensure compliance with policies and procedures across all business functions. Key Requirements: Suitable skills and knowledge demonstrated through similar previous experience within a financial service regulated environment Knowledge and Experience of the UK regulatory regime and rules applicable to the Consumer Finance sector (CONC) (Desirable) Knowledge and experience of implementing ICO and GDPR requirements and rules Strong literacy and numeracy skills and strong skills in use of Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint Strong communication, organisational and prioritisation skills
about 2 months ago
Compliance & T&C Supervisor
c.£32,500 - £38,000 + benefits
Our client is a well-respected financial services organisation looking for an individual who will report to the Head of Compliance and Risk and undertake this broad yet rewarding role working as part of a small but dedicated team. The role: To maintain and embed the groups T&C scheme taking responsibility for ensuring that all aspects of the scheme are adhered to To record and monitor new business submitted by Appointed Representative firms To be responsible for the recording and checking of all Financial promotions and for the handling and monitoring of complaints. Key Accountabilities- To continuously review the requirements of the T&C scheme and proactively identify opportunities to develop it further To conduct T&C visits across all product areas, determining the suitability of the advice given and highlighting areas for development To act as a referral point for complex files or sensitive issues To identify common themes and risks across the business in terms of development areas or knowledge gaps To facilitate and deliver T&C training for Appointed Representatives and staff To educate the client facing staff in the business on the benefits of a robust T&C Scheme To develop strong working relationships with relevant stakeholders across the business and any relevant third parties To carry out any other duties related to T&C as may reasonably be required To carry out due diligence, compliance checks and for training etc for members To have delegated authority to ensure that the Money Laundering Regulations are complied with and that office staff and advisers receive appropriate training at appropriate intervals. To monitor all promotional material as defined in the FCA rules and to be responsible for the maintenance and revision as required of the Disclosure documents of the Appointed Representative Companies. To administer and record and handle all complaints. To assist in the running of induction courses and other training courses To monitor and report where necessary changes made to the FCA handbook or guidance given by the FCA To review and update the Compliance manual as required To identify any material risks that occurs in the compliance function. These should be entered onto the Risk Database and appropriately monitored and reviewed Key Requirements: An experienced financial services professional Previous T&C experience Experience with working with IFAs The role will be a mixture of office and field based work CII / PFS qualification, ideally QCA Level 4 Diploma– Essential Certificate in Mortgage Advice or equivalent – Essential Supervisory qualifications such as H15, J07 or AF6 are desirable Excellent, proven interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills Salary is entirely commensurate with experience but will reflect the significance of the role
about 2 months ago
Compliance Monitoring Manager
£42,000 - £48,000 + benefits
My client is long established, well regarded and provides a wide range of discretionary healthcare services. This is an exciting time to join as the company embarks on its ambitious growth plans. The role: An interesting opportunity has become available for an individual to deliver pragmatic and non-judgemental compliance monitoring to provide the board with assurance that the business is meeting its legal and regulatory obligations and where issues are identified, ensuring that they are remediated in a timely manner. Responsibilities: Contribute to the creation and development of the compliance monitoring strategy and plan Have responsibility for the delivery of the compliance monitoring activities as set out on the Governance, Risk and Compliance Plan. Manage and develop a small team of monitoring officers; sharing best practice and encouraging objective challenge. Contribution to incident management by capture breaches (policy, process and regulatory) and immediately escalating anything material Responsible for liaising with the business to create a culture of continuous process improvement through the provision of robust management information and following up on agreed remediation actions. Support the Head of Risk and Compliance in delivering the overall Risk & Compliance objectives. Key Requirements: Minimum of 5 years’ experience working in the compliance environment of a FCA regulated insurance and/or financial services business. Understanding of FCA and PRA principles, rules and best practice with a proactive professional and productive approach Ability to communicate complex matters in a way which is tailored to the relevant audience Experience of understanding and developing Compliance Monitoring Methodologies Salary is commensurate with experience but will reflect the significance of the role.
about 2 months ago
Senior Manager, Information Security and Data Protection
£70,000 - £80,000 + Benefits
Our client is a leading financial services’ business who are currently recruiting for an individual to take the lead in providing expert advice and the promotion of data protection compliance/ information security and best practice in setting and maintaining standards and procedures across the Group. The role reports to the Chief Risk Officer. Key Responsibilities: Design and implement a Data Protection governance framework with a reporting line to the Chief Risk Officer and the Executive Board. Develop and manage the Group’s Data Protection policies, ensuring procedures and controls are up to date and monitor their implementation. Design and act as SME on a working group made up of relevant business representative to monitor issues, their resolution and delivery of consistent communications relating to Data Protection and information security. Define and arrange delivery of Data Protection and security awareness training for all employees. This includes delivery and accreditation to technical specialists and maintaining awareness of Data Protection developments and changes and disseminate new rules/regulations to staff. Facilitate the identification of Data Protection risks, threats and mitigation. Analyse and report to EXCO member and regulators on types of Data Protection and Information security breaches and investigate their root causes and action plans for resolution. Advise on all elements of processing Data and on the requirements and implications of local Data Protection laws. Act as SME and sign off authority in relation to Data Protection for product and procedural changes and development. Influence and manage the relationship with external regulatory bodies to ensure a strong compliance ethos throughout the organisation. Liaise and work collaboratively with the Financial Crime Officer to ensure the group adopts a unified and consistent approach to the protection of personal data and financial crime. Act as business partner to Technology for IT security related risks. Work with IT security to provide challenge and support for IT security related risks. Provide constructive feedback and challenge to Technology and Continuity, DR and incident management on incident management procedures. Key Requirements: Expert knowledge and understanding of the Data Protection Act 1998, Data Protection Bill and GDPR and its implementation. Awareness of Fraud, AML, CTF and sanction legislation, regulations and guidance. Broad knowledge and understanding of FCA principles and rules applicable to the General Insurance marketplace. Relevant experience in managing a data assurance, risk, compliance/legal or audit function in UK financial services. Strong negotiating and influencing. Confident and articulate verbal and written communication. Extensive cyber security and information security experience. Salary is commensurate with experience but will reflect the significance of the role
about 2 months ago
Risk & Compliance Manager (Exclusive appointment)
£35,000 - £55,000 + Benefits
My client is a well-respected and trusted provider of financial products, including mortgages, savings, insurance and investments. An exciting opportunity currently exists for an individual to become part of this small close-knit team where the main purpose is to complete planned risk and compliance reviews in line with the approved Combined Assurance Plan. Assisting the Chief Risk Officer, you will also support the Risk and Compliance team. Key Responsibilities: Risk: Maintain processes within the business for risk assessment, review of risk incident, analysis of trends and identification of emerging risks Maintain the Risk Registers and assist with associated reporting required by the Risk Committee Assist with the development, implementation and maintenance of the Operational Resilience Oversight Framework Complete required Key Control Reviews to ensure all key controls are operating effectively Complete the required Credit Risk file reviews and ensure an appropriate report is prepared on the findings Carry out Risk Review Activity in accordance with the Combined Assurance Plan Produce reports highlighting review work carried out and any recommendations to improve the systems and controls in operation for the Group Liaise with the Executive Team to ensure that Credit Portfolio Review is produced quarterly Assist with Risk Training for Staff Liaise with Auditors and Regulators regarding Risk Management Framework and activities where required Review Financial Promotions in accordance with the checklist and approve or make recommendations for improvement Follow Product Governance and Approval procedures where relevant Carry out Compliance Review Activity in accordance with the Combined Assurance Plan Assist with regular Compliance Assurance tasks when required Keep up to date with developments in Regulatory and Legal requirements and provide an advisory function to the Group Work as a key member of the team to provide sound and pragmatic interpretation of any regulatory change that may affect the business unit or its different service offerings. Key Requirements: Experience of working within the UK Financial Services industry with a financial services firm, regulator or a professional services firm. Strong verbal and written communication skills Excellent stakeholder management at all levels. Operational Risk experience within financial services Knowledge of FCA / PRA regulation and some experience of providing regulatory and compliance assurance service is preferable Some experience of developing, implementing and reviewing Compliance and Conduct Risk policies, processes and procedures Knowledge of governance practices and requirements Salary range is broad and commensurate with experience but will reflect the significance of the role. They are open to looking at individuals with varying levels of experience. As well as a competitive salary, they offer an excellent benefits package with a fantastic working environment.
about 2 months ago
FS Advisory Risk and Regulation – Assistant Manager / Manager
£32,500 - £50,000 pa
My client offers Global integrated professional services that include Risk and Financial Advisory. Their Regional, Risk and Regulatory group specialise in assisting firms in the development of its governance, risk and compliance arrangements. They provide clients with support and advice in relation to compliance and regulatory arrangements and Enterprise Wide Risk management with a particular focus on Conduct, Operational and Strategic risk. They are looking for an Assistant manager or Manager to support the existing regulatory specialists in this challenging and rapidly expanding business. Key Responsibilities: Delivering high-quality output, advice and assurance to the firm’s clients on a variety of engagements and in line with the agreed deliverables Supporting the firm’s clients in implementing enhancements to its Regulatory and Compliance arrangements taking into account current regulatory requirements and expectations Maintaining, developing and sharing knowledge to ensure high quality delivery to clients Developing and maintaining productive relationships with key stakeholders Identifying opportunities across existing and new clients and managing these accordingly Perform management responsibilities including engagement economics, supervision and coaching of staff Key Requirements: Knowledge of UK regulation and some experience of providing regulatory and compliance assurance service is preferable Experience of developing, implementing and reviewing Compliance and Conduct Risk policies, processes and procedures Knowledge of governance practices and requirements Evidence of operating and interacting at a senior management level Experience of working within the UK Financial Services industry with a financial services firm, regulator or a professional services firm. Ability to develop strong relationships. You will be based in either the Manchester or Leeds office, however travel will be required for client based projects. The firm does encourage careful consideration of agile ways of working, both formal and informal arrangements that allow for the best outcomes for their people and their clients. This is a unique career opportunity in a supportive, challenging and fast-growth environment where you will have the chance to influence and drive your own development plan to help align it to your career aspirations and personal preferences. Salary range is broad and is commensurate with experience and the level you come in at.
about 2 months ago
Compliance Monitoring Officer
£30,000 - £35,000 + benefits
My client is a very prestigious organisation and a leader in its chosen field. They are looking to recruit an individual to provide monitoring support to the Compliance department. Responsibilities: Key responsibilities will be to provide business monitoring support to the Compliance department and contribute towards the efficient running of the team. The position will complement the service provided by the Compliance Department, and will also provide monitoring support to other businesses across the groups regulated subsidiaries. A willingness to learn new skills and to be involved in a range of projects and duties are important, as well as a willingness to assist senior compliance staff in management and carrying forward multiple projects simultaneously Key Requirements: An awareness of and the ability to review and interpret regulations Computer literate with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Visio and Access Capable of demonstrating initiative whilst working to fulfil a complex workload and proven ability to meet strict deadlines. Proven accuracy and numeracy skills with experience in report writing Ability to interact at senior levels within the company Hard working with a professional, mature and flexible approach Experience of working within an Investment management business would be preferable but is by no means essential. Salary range is broad and entirely commensurate with skills and experience
about 2 months ago
£45,000 - £55,000 + benefits
My client is a very prestigious organisation and a leader in its chosen field. They are looking to recruit an individual to provide Compliance support to the group advisory businesses. The role- Responsibilities: To assist the Compliance Officer with technical compliance implementation including: analysis of areas within the business, regulatory themes and regulatory change from concept to implementation within Group subsidiary businesses in all locations as directed; To take lead responsibility for regulatory quality assurance in relation to the Group advisory businesses, in order to demonstrate they are operating in accordance with regulations; To provide support and expertise to the advisory businesses in relation to suitability of advice, and where required to contribute towards compliance review processes, projects and general business development in this area. To assist with the development and production of high quality, accurate and relevant management information within the Compliance technical and implementation team and the wider compliance function; To act as Compliance adviser on Group projects and Committees as and when required; To develop and deliver training courses to wider group employees on compliance related matters Contribute towards the delivery of a positive compliance culture within the team and wider group. Key Requirements: Diploma in Financial Planning or equivalent Good written and communication skills Previous Compliance experience within Financial Services
about 2 months ago
Senior Associate / Assistant Manager, Compliance & Conduct Risk, Leeds or Manchester
£28,500 - £38,000 + Bonus + Benefits
My client offers integrated services that include Audit, Tax, Consulting and Corporate Finance. Their Financial Services Advisory group specialises in assisting firms in the development of their governance, risk and compliance arrangement. The Northern Financial Services Practice focuses on Internal and External Audit, prudential and Financial Risk and Conduct Risk. The conduct risk team works with a broad range of clients across all financial services sectors providing a range of advisory products and services. Their work includes the design of Conduct Risk and compliance operating models and frameworks, processes and policy improvements, assistance with the assessment and implementation of regulatory change, responding to the compliance risks of internal change initiatives, together with the assessment and remediation of compliance related issues. With the increased regulatory focus on Conduct Risk and increasingly intrusive supervision regime, demand for services in this area have increased. As such they are looking to recruit a couple of individuals into the Conduct Risk team in the Northern Financial Services practice, based between offices in Leeds, Manchester & The role- The focus will be to support client projects, develop the service offering and build on existing client relationships. A requirement of the role is a willingness to travel to deliver client assignments when required. You will have responsibility for; Actively working with new and existing clients to deliver high-quality output, advice and assurance across specific subject matter including (but not limited to) regulatory framework design, regulatory change and remediation activity To act as subject matter expert advising and supporting clients in Conduct Risk Matters and other matters as required Develop and maintain productive relationships with key stakeholders Identify opportunities across existing and new clients and manage these accordingly Support local and national projects and initiatives A manager will have a broader perspective of potential issues encountered when managing diverse teams and the strategies to overcome them. Key Requirements: Knowledge of Financial Services Conduct Risk Management and regulation developed through roles performed Experience of working within UK Financial Services, in either industry, regulatory (for the FSA or other e.g. FOS) or professional services roles Operational experience within a financial services environment Good knowledge of the financial services industry, related risk management regulation and practices. Desirable experience includes: Relevant professional qualification Responsible Lending – including MMR and MCOB requirements Customer remediation projects ad General Insurance regulation The Banking Conduct regime and Product governance
I was tasked with recruiting an entire Risk and Compliance function and met with MERJE to discuss our requirements. I left them to do the rest – and they did. They know the market and took the time to listen and understand our culture, providing good quality candidates. They are now our ‘go-to’ company.
Talent Attraction & Selection Manager, UK Insurer
MERJE helped me make my first steps into the Interim market, from finding my first role, to setting up as a Contractor and getting paid! Regular contact at key points gives me the assurance they’re working on my behalf. They’ve been extremely helpful through some difficult times; they’re a trusted source of information and guidance.
Interim Support Advisor, Leading Banking Group
MERJE was extremely knowledgeable about roles, salaries, skills and businesses within the compliance arena, meaning they only contacted me about roles they knew were suitable. They were always truthful and honest throughout the process and my new role meant a significant uplift in salary and opportunities, so excellent all round!
Compliance Manager, International Banking Group