Compliance Consultant - Senior

Experian Limited
Bestwood Village, UK
21 Jan 2019
21 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Role Summary: Opportunity to join the regulatory compliance function working in a fast-paced, innovative environment providing advice and guidance on regulatory matters to Experian's business operations in the UK. Working alongside other members of the Compliance Advisory Team in a Second Line of Defence capacity they will be proactive in advising and assisting the First Line of Defence teams to identify and manage regulatory risk aligning to the company's risk appetite. Areas of responsibility: Accountability Work with the First Line of Defence teams to develop and implement effective regulatory risk management frameworks by providing subject matter expertise and advice on regulatory matters. Provide oversight of and effective challenge to regulatory risks raised by the First Line teams to help ensure senior management have an accurate view on the level of regulatory risks in their areas. Policy, process and controls development Support First Line teams to identify, document and remediate instances of non-adherence to policy by providing expert regulatory advice on associated risks and remediation activity. Provide expert advice and guidance to assist First Line teams with the development of regulatory controls and assist in enhancing the maturity of the control environment. Support First Line teams to assess the impact of regulatory changes and the development and implementation of necessary controls. Advice and Guidance Support the development and implementation of a pro-active engagement model for the provision of regulatory advice to First Line teams. Provide compliance advice and guidance on projects, acquisitions, product development and bids and tenders, including supporting agile product development processes with timely and meaningful regulatory advice. Utilisation of the regulatory risk matrix for product development to assess impact and likelihood of risks. Provide advice and guidance to First Line teams on the regulatory impact of incidents and loss events and challenging proposed remediation strategies. Risk Management and Risk Assessments Work proactively with Advisory Team members and operational Risk Managers to identify areas of high regulatory and conduct risk within First Line teams and support the development of the control environment. Working with the operational Risk Managers to ensure identified areas of regulatory risk are reported accurately and escalated to operational Risk Management Committees and other appropriate governance forums. Key Interactions Mid-senior management within B2B PCUs, GTM and marketing teams. Operational Risk Managers in 1LOD. Colleagues in the UK&I Compliance team. Global Risk Management Global Internal Audit Members of the UK&I Legal Team Members of the Compliance Management Team Qualifications and certifications Degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline preferred but not essential. Appropriate professional qualification (e.g. ICA; CIPP/E) preferred but not essential. Required Experience and Knowledge Experience of working in a governance role (First or Second Line) desirable. Experience of working in an FCA regulated business. Good knowledge of the practical application of relevant laws/regulations especially Data Protection and the FCA Handbook. Required Skills Strong communicator at all levels with experience of working with management and external stakeholders. Ability to work in a proactive way, positively engaging with First Line of Defence teams. Ability to influence and negotiate at Management level. Strong relationship management skills will help facilitate a pro-active and effective compliance-to-business relationship Good risk based judgement skills including the ability to assess compliance risks appropriately with commercial needs. Intuitive self-starter with the ability to prioritise workloads effectively for themselves and their Team.