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Head of Regulation – 18 month FTC

  • Location: London, United Kingdom
  • Salary: £60,000 per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 3 months ago

  • Sector: Compliance
  • Contact: Emilia Thomas
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 20 August 2021
  • Job Ref: ET/17495

Job Description:  MERJE are currently partnering exclusively with a FCA Regulated business in the search for a Head of Regulation to help drive and develop a new internal compliance department. The role will be required to take on the SMF16 function for an 18-month period, whilst the department is constructed.

Key responsibilities include:


  • Work closely with Head of Quality Standards and Compliance to mentor, guide and train
  • Set protocols for FCA Regulations.
  • Develop and review processes, procedures and policies relevant to the role and ensure version control.
  • To ensure governance and compliance with company standards, procedures, and processes.
  • Training Head of Quality Standards to be able to develop all staff, creating a competency test.
  • Assist in the devising and development of e-learning training for field AR’S, IARS and internal staff.
  • Lead, manage and support all FCA requirements.


Key Skills and Qualifications


  • FCA regulatory experience
  • A relevant Compliance qualification such as ICA, desirable
  • 5-10 years Senior compliance experience
  • Previously held SMF16 position – if possible
  • Excellent communicator, including handing over detailed information to colleagues in writing
  • Computer literate, and able to complete paperwork and maintain systems accurately
  • Excellent Training, guiding, mentoring, and supporting skills.
  • Devise and streamline procedural policies
  • Flexible team worker
  • Good IT skills
  • Collaborative approach
  • Strong attention to detail