Director – Advisory Services (Consumer Credit)

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    Greater Manchester

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    £100,000 - £120,000

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

Location: Home based – Nationwide remit

My client is a leading compliance consultancy firm. They are currently looking for an individual who will report into the CEO and primarily be responsible for winning new business, providing technical compliance support to clients across various subjects and provide coaching support to junior colleagues in their professional development. The role looks after all thing’s consumer credit, from CCA and CONC through to MCOB.

Scope of the role:

  • Provide technical compliance support to the company’s clients within a range of projects and engagements
  • Support junior colleagues in their work and through their professional development through coaching and mentoring
  • Negotiate new contracts with clients
  • Can understand client needs/demands and see the ‘bigger picture’, identifying and recommending best solutions (or practice)/ proposals for clients
  • Have a strong commitment to personal development ensuring technical awareness and maintaining up to date regulatory knowledge, adding value to the business by disseminating information to departments
  • Talking to new client prospects, providing technical advice and proposals, creating and building upon client leads
  • Working closely with the Marketing manager to develop a marketing plan relevant to business area
  • Agreeing internal business targets and KPIs with the Board from time to time and working to them
  • Agreeing the terms of new client instructions
  • Managing client projects from beginning to end
  • Building client relationships at all levels
  • Reviewing colleagues work and providing feedback and advice both to improve the specific work and to assist that individual’s skills
  • Researching specific technical issues and providing feedback to clients and colleagues
  • Providing ongoing input to company management regarding improvements that may be made in the company’s services, procedures and the business generally
  • Management and Development

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • A minimum of 15 years commercial experience involving financial services and at least 5 years technical compliance experience
  • Three years client facing experience in professional services or consulting roles
  • Strong COBS, SYSC and PRU regulatory knowledge is essential
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage own time effectively and organise competing priorities
  • Clear understanding of the commercial role of Risk Management
  • Strong PC skills in office applications
  • Highly structured working approach

In terms of location, the client is happy to consider a home-based location but with extensive travel as required to client sites.   Salary is broad and commensurate with experience but will reflect the significance of the role.