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Consultant – Mortgages / Consumer Credit & Insurance

  • Location

    London

  • Discipline:

    Compliance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Consultant:

    Kirstie Burn

  • Email:

    kburn@merje.com

  • Job ref:

    KBU/16013

  • Published:

    2 months ago

Job Description:

Regulatory Advisory role, with a leading regulatory consultancy, specialising in the mortgages, consumer credit and insurance markets (FCA) (MCOB, CONC and ICOB)  

Key responsibilities include:

 

  • Deliver high quality consulting of advice and support to clients on a number of regulatory risk and compliance matters. Including; conducting regulatory reviews, delivering training sessions and workshops for compliance staff and senior management, assisting with authorisations, drafting policies and procedures, responding to ad-hoc and routine regulatory queries, manage projects, often with multiple work streams.
  • Project planning, budgeting, scheduling, resource management and project close-down for different engagements
  • Lead client engagements as the main contact for a portfolio of clients
  • Actively partner with global sector teams to support and deliver on shared projects and responsibilities, where required
  • Manage the allocation of time, fees and client files to ensure all are in good order

 

Business development task:

 

  • Take personal responsibility for achieving the agreed sales targets
  • Build and maintain professional working relationships with clients, trade bodies and the regulator as well as leveraging existing client relationships to maximise opportunities for up-selling and cross-selling
  • Prepare professional proposals and present these to prospective clients
  • Represent the firm at industry events, promoting the business
  • Participate in internal events and training sessions such as client briefings and roundtable events
  • Assist the team with marketing and business development activities
  • Manage and track leads

 

Education and skill set:

 

  • Educated to degree level
  • Relevant compliance-related experience gained at a financial institution, legal practice, consultancy and/or the regulator
  • Strong technical knowledge of mortgages, consumer credit and insurance (FCA focussed)
  • Experience translating regulatory rules and guidance into meaningful, fit-for-purpose and pragmatic solutions and advice
  • Stakeholder management experience (if from Professional Services, experience of managing clients ideally)
  • You will need to be flexible, hands-on and willing to tackle a broad range of matters, which may be outside your main areas of expertise

An ability to grow a network and take advantage of every opportunity to further promote the business and opportunities