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Regulatory Change & Policy Officer - Home based

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 3 months ago

  • Sector: Compliance
  • Contact: Kirstie Burn
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0203 637 1603
  • Expiry Date: 30 October 2023
  • Job Ref: KBU/10195

The role will be part of a Central Regulatory Interaction, Change and Policy function and will:

  • Identify new regulatory requirements that will apply to the regulated entities

  • Swiftly review and interpret new requirements and provide guidance to the Pillars

  • Provide central support to maintain oversight of progress and encourage consistency of approach

  • Support in the creation of compliance policy to achieve a consistent approach to regulation that will apply to each Pillar


Key Accountabilities:

Service Delivery:

  • Review new publications from regulators including Consultation Papers, Policy Statements, guidance, Dear CEO letters, webinars and enforcement cases within prescribed timescales from publication

  • Interpret, assess application and prepare briefing communications for Pillar stakeholders

  • Collaborate with Pillars to promote consistency of approach for new and existing regulatory requirements

  • Track the Pillars’ progress in implementing new regulatory requirements and escalate to Pillar Compliance Leadership as appropriate

  • Coordinate and contribute to responses to regulator consultations

  • Assess regulatory requirements for key compliance themes and create a consistent interpretation of requirements to inform compliance policies

  • Maintain on-going oversight of the suitability of policy positions across the pillars, in light of changes to the business or changes to regulatory expectations (or interpretation thereof)


  • Good knowledge of FCA requirements specifically relating to Non-life insurance products within ICOBs (MCOBS & COBS, desirable but not essential)

  • Good knowledge of the FCA handbook including – PRIN, SYSC, SUP, ICOBS, CONC, PERG

  • Good knowledge and understanding of insurance, principles, products and services

  • Review policy position across the pillars and provide a consistent central view of the application of key regulatory requirements


Knowledge / Experience:

  • Experience working in a second line compliance role within a non-life insurance broker / insurer, in a technical compliance role

  • Experience of horizon scanning for regulatory change and summarising for peers or senior management

  • Experience of retail, specialty and commercial insurance products


Skills / Behaviours:

  • Strong regulatory focus

  • Ability to respond to developments quickly and work independently at pace

  • Ability to understand the detail of regulatory publications and their application

  • Ability to articulate complex regulatory themes or requirements concisely

  • Good written and oral communication skills

  • Strong organisational skills

  • Able to prioritise effectively



  • Compliance Industry recognised qualifications desirable but not essential depending on relevant experience

  • Educated to a minimum of ‘A’ level standard