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Director - Compliance (Consultancy)

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The details


Arthur are delighted to be partnered with a client at the forefront of the professional services industry, particularly in the Insurance market.

They are looking for individuals at Director grade who have relevant experience and knowledge of conduct & compliance regulation in the insurance market to advise and deliver regulatory change projects to their large number of clients in this sector. As the leading advisory firm in this space, their team is expanding and looking for additional talent to supplement the team with conduct & compliance knowledge and experience. 
Working within their Team
They work with all of the leading insurers in the UK. If successful, you will work on a range of exciting projects across many areas of the regulatory spectrum gaining a diverse understanding of the risks faced by insurers and brokers and provide advice on innovative solutions. As a team they work collaboratively on projects, often with colleagues from other specialisms. They also aim to empower individuals to seek areas of focus, supporting development in those areas through on the job learning and mentoring. You will also have access to market leading development framework in order to get full support through your personal development.
You will:

  • Be a member of the Insurance Risk and Regulatory proposition leadership team, contributing to the setting of the strategy for the team and leading the delivery of parts of the strategy;
  • Take a lead role in managing the delivery of some of their largest and most complex projects, working closely with engagement partners;
  • Be the lead responsible person for projects not requiring direct partner oversight, you will have full oversight responsibility for these projects, including signing on behalf of the firm;
  • Be responsible for parts of our go-to-market strategy, developing propositions, coaching and developing the team and marketing our services to clients;
  • Build and maintain client relationships relevant to their team, building deep and trusted relationships with the most senior people at their clients and working as part of account teams with colleagues from other specialisms;
  • Lead and contribute to thought leadership in areas of emerging and evolving regulation;
  • Contribute to the operational running and development of the team, through involvement in recruitment, training, mentoring and other areas. 

The following skills are required for this role:
Essential Skills:

  • Prior knowledge of the insurance sector, including a strong understanding of conduct regulation and regulatory expectations faced by insurers and brokers; 
  • Experience advising, supervising or working for insurers/brokers in a senior risk, compliance or regulatory capacity;
  • An ability to understand, interpret and communicate complex regulation to a range of audiences;
  • Large exposure to managing clients and relationships;
  • Ability to lead and supervise teams to deliver multiple projects on time and to a high quality.

Desirable Skills:
The range of technical skills their clients are looking for is broad. Whilst they welcome applications from all those who fit with the responsibilities and essential skills set out above, they particularly would welcome applicants with skills in one or several of the following areas:

  • IDD; Product Oversight and Governance, Pricing, COBS
  • Conduct risk frameworks, including product governance;
  • Regulated activities and regulatory permissions;
  • Prudential requirements for brokers, including Threshold Condition 2.4 assessments;
  • Governance requirements and expectations;
  • Experience in undertaking or reviewing regulatory processes e.g. approvals and notifications; and
  • Experience in designing, implementing or reviewing risk management frameworks for insurers and brokers.
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