Senior Manager (Technology Regulatory Oversight)

£75000 - £85000 per annum

Job Description

Title: Senior Manager - Technology Regulatory Oversight
Department: Technology Regulatory Oversight
Location: UK / Europe
Reports To: Head of Technology Risk and Management Oversight

Department Description
The Technology & Digital function within the UK Business department provides IT services to the global Company business. This includes the development and support of business applications that underpin our revenue, operational, compliance, finance, legal, marketing and customer service functions. The broader organisation incorporates Infrastructure services that the firm relies on to operate on a day to day basis including data centre, networks, proximity services, security, voice, incident management and remediation, together with robust cybersecurity and management oversight.

Technology Risk and Management Oversight (TRMO) is a centralized global team that supports the Head of Technology & Digital (T&D) and the wider department ensuring business value is delivered in a consistent and transparent way. Its scope covers the following core Technology-wide capabilities: Strategy, Operating Model, Oversight, KPIs & Analytics, Technology Risk, External Audits, Technology Resilience, Financial Management, Project Portfolio Management Oversight, Human Risk, Learning & Development, Communications and delivery of cross-departmental Change Initiatives. The Technology Regulatory Oversight (TRO) team is a newly formed function within TRMO focused on ensuring compliance with global regulatory requirements, maintaining our policy framework, and managing the oversight of regulatory activities relating to technology.

Purpose of your role
The Senior Manager for Technology Regulatory Oversight (TRO) will drive the development and delivery of the TRO strategy, working collaboratively across all Company teams and geographies to drive regulatory compliance within Technology. They will be responsible for managing and developing a diverse team and be a leading force for best practice across Technology. This is a new team in the department, and the SM of TRO will define and set the direction of the team from the start.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the regulatory compliance oversight of Technology and Digital across the Company
  • Own and maintain the policy framework for Technology and Digital
  • Oversight of and accountability for the TRO team: overseeing team responsibilities including regulatory change, horizon scanning, SME input to wider business initiatives and enquiries, supporting the policy framework and other regulatory requirements, such as board reporting and internal delegations
  • Management of the TRO team, including performance management, career development, recruitment and resourcing
  • Supporting the Head of Technology Risk and Management Oversight with business planning specific to regulatory compliance for the Technology division
  • Engage with senior stakeholders throughout the Company, including Global Compliance, Legal, Outsourcing Officers and wider business teams throughout the organisation to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.

We welcome the following skills and experiences:

  • Demonstrable experience in a similar / equivalent position within a global financial services firm, consultancy or financial regulator
  • Knowledge of global regulators, regulations and laws relating to technology and financial services
  • Experience developing, championing, and managing internal compliance programs
  • Familiarity with Change Management Principles
  • Experience building new teams: driving business strategy, purpose and outputs; supporting talent and building a high-performing team to establish them as leaders in a particular area
  • Experience building and then optimising an operational team, with a focus on lean operational processes
  • Experience of working collaboratively with multiple functions within a large financial services firm, consultancy or financial regulator
  • Ability to lead, inspire and energise a multi-disciplinary team operating within global connectivity and reporting lines
  • Experience of applying a global approach when working with regional functions / teams of a multi-national business
  • Excellent relationship management skills - ability to effectively communicate, influence and engage at all levels of the organisation
  • Works collaboratively and leverages individual talents in support of company practices and goals
  • Exhibits personal responsibility and accountability to maintain high standards by continually seeking opportunities to increase efficiency and quality of existing work processes, methods and systems
  • Demonstrates resilience, adaptability and good judgement
  • Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.


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