Senior Policy Advice and Guidance Consultant

 Location: Edinburgh
 Salary: Competitive
 Job type: Temporary
 Closes: closed

Senior Policy Advice and Guidance Consultant


6-month contract

Competitive day rate


Meraki Talent are recruiting on behalf of a leading global investment firm in Edinburgh. They are looking for an individual with experience in working in Regulatory Risk/Compliance within Financial Services to join their team as a Senior Policy Advice and Guidance Consultant.


Responsibilities of the Senior Policy Advice and Guidance Consultant:

  • Offering support and assistance to all areas of the Group in relation to compliance with the PRA and FCA principles, rules and guidance, appropriate overseas regulatory obligations, FCA related ABI matters and Financial Ombudsman Service guidance
  • Identifying and communicating key regulatory developments to the Group and supporting and overseeing the implementation of associated regulatory change
  • Supporting and maintaining an effective framework to ensure the requirements of the Approved Persons and Senior Manager and Certification Regimes are met
  • Ensuring timely and accurate delivery of regulatory reporting requirements to the FCA, PRA and other regulatory and industry bodies for the Group firms
  • Displaying a strong and positive, customer focused risk culture through suitable consideration of conduct risk in all engagements including provision of clear and concise advice and guidance


Background of the Senior Policy Advice and Guidance Consultant:

  • Experience working in Regulatory Risk/Compliance in the Financial Services sector
  • Excellent technical knowledge of Regulatory principles, rules and guidance and related industry body matters
  • Good judgement and reasoning skills and ability to present challenge
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Good attention to detail 
  • Demonstrable analytical skills to collate and interpret information and MI
  • Ability to build key stakeholder relationships across the business
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to manage and prioritise tasks and work on own initiative with limited supervision


Is this job for you?  At Meraki, we love recruitment and love words. Is this you?


Sarah wants: Regulatory Risk, Compliance, FCA, PRA


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Sarah Hutchinson

Sarah joined Meraki Talent's financial services team in 2018. Sarah was keen to kick start her recruitment career after achieving an MSc in Business Psychology from Heriot Watt. Sarah is passionate about recruitment and providing a high quality service.