Regulatory Policy and Projects Advisor – Home Based Only

Financial Services - Policy
Ref: 333 Date Posted: Thursday 28 Oct 2021
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Regulatory Policy and Projects Advisor

Professional Membership Body

Hybrid of home-working and commutable to Edinburgh

Basic Salary £38,902. with excellent benefits Life assurance plan, Pension scheme with 8% employer’s contribution, 26 days annual leave plus bank holidays, Private healthcare care (BUPA) option, Health screening, Interest free season ticket loan, Cycle to work scheme, Employee performance recognition

Permanent, Full Time


My client a reputable and established professional membership body is currently searching for a Regulatory Policy and Projects Advisor. Hybrid of home-working and commutable to Edinburgh


The Role


This role is to support the organisations regulatory function by providing advice on, and leading projects relating to regulatory policy matters.


Reporting to the Senior Regulatory Lawyer and working closely with the wider Regulatory Policy Team, the Regulatory Board, the role will involve delivering and implementing regulatory policy projects, including presenting on them to Boards and Committees, developing recommendations for changes to the regulatory framework and developing communications and training materials to support the organisations regulatory work.


Principal Accountabilities


Responsible for developing and delivering particular regulatory projects, including

Research into topics and benchmarking

Developing proposals and recommendations with advice and drafting support from regulatory legal team

Obtaining necessary governance approvals

External promotion of new initiatives/projects

Engagement with Members and other stakeholders (internal and external) on proposals

Engagement with Financial Reporting Council as the organisations oversight body

To provide regulatory policy support to the Regulatory Policy Team and Regulatory Board, as and when required, including preparing briefing notes on relevant topics, presenting on those topics at Board meetings and identifying and arranging for subject matter experts to present at Regulatory Board meetings.

To oversee the Regulatory Board’s horizon-scanning work in relation to emerging regulatory and public interest risks, including maintenance of the Horizon Scanning Register and suggesting topics for discussion by the Regulatory Board


Skills, Knowledge and Experience




Experience of managing and implementing projects.

Good knowledge of financial services, particularly insurance and pensions

Experience of providing policy advice

Experience of stakeholder management and building positive relationships with stakeholders.

Good interpersonal skills, able to inspire confidence in others and to motivate, influence and persuade

Strong organisational and time management skills

Strong communicator, both written and spoken

Strong attention to detail and accuracy

Self-starter - able to work on own initiative and to tight deadlines.

Creative thinker and problem solver.



Experience of working within a professional regulatory environment

Experience or knowledge of financial regulation

Experience of working within financial services regulation

Project Management qualifications or certifications (e.g. Prince 2)


To apply to this role please send your CV


Due to the volume of applications we are only able to contact successful applicants. Therefore if you have not heard from us within 10 working days please deem your application as unsuccessful on this occasion.


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