Compliance Advice Manager

We need:

• A Compliance Advice Manager – Prudential Regulation based in our head office in Swindon.
• £50,840 - £73,463 a year (pro rata) on a 21 hour a week 9 month fixed term contract.
•Salary dependant on current package, skills, experience and internal policy
• Company car cash allowance of £4,656 a year.
• Send in your application by 27/06/2019.

Compliance forms part of the second line of defence. We work closely with our Prudential Risk Oversight and Operational Risk Oversight colleagues and with first line teams to ensure that Nationwide achieves its strategic ambitions, remains compliant and does the right thing for our members. We are at the forefront of complex regulatory change, providing real-time advice and subject matter expertise on all aspects of FCA and PRA regulation.

Who we're looking for

As a minimum requirement, you’ll have:
• Detailed knowledge of prudential regulation, including the PRA handbook and EU-level rules.
• Proven experience of advising business areas and stakeholders on compliance and regulatory issues within your current or recent previous roles, both at a local and senior strategic level.
• An awareness of external market developments from our regulators, government bodies and our competitors.
• A naturally curious and inquisitive approach to work, proactively questioning the status quo.
• Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, and experience at dealing with challenging stakeholders.
• Personal drive and initiative giving you the ability to develop new knowledge quickly.

It would be nice if you also had:
• A background in financial services.
• An industry recognised compliance qualification

However, applications would be welcome from candidates who have worked in a risk or advisory role with the willingness to learn regulatory and compliance technical topics. Nationwide strongly believes in continuous learning, both on an individual basis and through its own Risk Academy, using internal experts, seminars as well as the opportunity to attend external sessions.

What you'll be doing

You'll be:

·   Working alongside others in the team, including a Senior Manager and a Head of Compliance Advice, you will provide subject matter expertise to the business on strategic and regulatory change, primarily in the prudential space, ensuring that regulatory requirements are met

·   Looking across the regulatory horizon to identify emerging risks and gain wider industry awareness

·   Working with colleagues from across the business to support the delivery of their strategic aims whilst ensuring that these are delivered in a way that puts customers at the heart of the decision-making processes.

·   Advising business areas on how current and new regulation impacts the way we interact with our members, markets and competitors

·   Responsible for a portfolio of work including stakeholder engagement, business change, new regulation implementation and incident management

·   Supporting the effort to ‘join dots’ and deliver Compliance insights through relevant management information

·   Representing Compliance Advice on strategic change projects and at senior management team meetings

·   Taking responsibility for own development, seeking learning opportunities within the work being undertaken, and contributing to the overall team performance

The extras you’ll get

If you put a lot in, it’s only fair you should get a lot out. So if you help us do the right thing for our members, we’ll help further your career with us.

As part of our team you’ll get:
• Access to training to help you progress and develop your technical skills and career
• Pension scheme where if you pay in 7% we’ll top it up to 23%
• Life assurance worth 8x your salary
• 24 days’ holiday plus bank holidays
• The ability to 'buy’ up to 10 days more holiday
• Flexible benefits scheme giving you access to discount vouchers at various retail outlets 
• Access to an annual performance related bonus scheme
• Company car cash allowance of £4,656 a year

Why work for us

At Nationwide we’re here for our members and we put their needs first in everything we do. And now, more than ever, two things are helping us go from strength to strength: we put our customers first, and we’re known for being open, honest and trustworthy.

We’re also the world’s largest building society, with communities at the heart of everything we do. We aim to do the right thing for our members which helps set us apart from our competitors. But we need good people to help us do it. People who understand what we believe in, and have the talent and drive to keep us successful.

At Nationwide we have a strong ethic of care, and a genuine concern for each other and our members. We recognise that our employees feel most appreciated when their thoughts and values are respected and considered. We are committed to creating a culture that recognises and truly values our individual differences and identities. If you’d like to be a part of an inclusive workplace where you can be yourself, where your talents are nurtured and you feel empowered to contribute then please apply and help us in building society, nationwide.