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Head of Market Regulation

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £110,000 - £140,000 per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 4 months ago

  • Sector: Compliance
  • Contact: Jake Kelly
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0203 637 1604
  • Expiry Date: 27 November 2023
  • Job Ref: JK/10611

MERJE are partnered with a leading Energy trading business who are looking for a Head of Market Regulation to join and oversee their fast growing team.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Monitor the relevant regulatory landscape and communicate this effectively to the commercial teams
  • Engage with internal stakeholders e.g. originators and Front Office staff on a regular basis to identify and prioritise regulatory reforms that are key to the company interests
  • Undertake detailed impact assessments for all market abuse of financial Services regulatory change that will impact the business
  • Establish and maintain relationships with key external stakeholders including regulatory authorities, industry system operators, trading venues, service providers and other parties
  • Represent the businesses interests across a range of trade association workstreams, contributing to consultation responses and developing policy positions
  • Identify regulatory trends to enable the leadership team to take strategic choices
  • Develop and maintain a regulatory mapping for the business
  • Support the Compliance COO and Head of E&C in delivery of the Regulatory change programme
  • Support and develop the Market Regulation team


Key Requirements:

  • A Regulatory expert with strategic, technical, economics or legal qualification(s) and energy sector or financial services experience
  • Languages: Fluency in Danish or other European languages such as German are highly desired
  • Proven experience advising on the scope and impact of relevant legislation and regulation to an Energy trading business
  • An understanding of financial services, market abuse in wholesale energy markets, balancing markets, trading, regulatory reporting, origination and the policy framework
  • Able to anticipate and keep abreast of external developments that may influence the evolution of wholesale energy markets
  • Ability to think and act strategically, identifying regulatory risks and opportunities and managing these effectively
  • Strong stakeholder management skills: excellent verbal, presentation and reasoning skills adaptable to the audience, ability to build constructive relationships at all levels and excellent analytical and conceptual thinking skills
  • Able to work flexibly, across a wide range of high profile and fast-moving commercial and strategic issues


This is an exciting opportunity to lead the Market Regulation for a fast growing energy trading business to find out more please apply.