Advisory Director - Financial Services

London Permanent £125,000 - £126,000 per year
  • Advisory Director - Financial Services for a boutique consultancy
  • retail banking, lending, wealth, pensions, general insurance

About Our Client

Growing boutique financial services advisory business.

Job Description

I am recruiting an Advisory Director - Financial Services for a boutique consultancy that is growing through a huge period of growth.

Key aspects associated with the role include:

  • Acting as an ambassador for Square 4 across the industry.
  • Supporting in business development activity by providing regulatory and industry insights, contributing to thought leadership content, proposition development, leading sales bids and other relevant tasks.
  • Responsibility for the oversight and delivery of client projects in accordance with their scope.
  • Lead on the delivery of consulting engagements with responsibility for critical aspects of delivery (reports, presentations, project planning, risk management, engagement profitability etc).
  • Acting as the primary point of contact for clients, facilitating regular update meetings and fostering strong engagement.
  • Providing strategic leadership to your team, offering clear guidance and direction to direct reports (including associate resources where applicable), alongside routine line management responsibilities.

The Successful Applicant

You have, and can demonstrate, the following skills and attributes:

  • Knowledge and a practical understanding of the UK financial services sector and FCA regulatory agenda.(this could be for Retail Lending, Pensions & Wealth, consumer credit, private equity or general insurance.
  • Innate knowledge and practical understanding of the UK financial services sector and UK regulatory framework, including the FCA Handbook, associated guidance, approach to policy development, supervision and enforcement.
  • Proven experience translating regulatory rules and guidance into meaningful, fit-for-purpose and pragmatic solutions for regulated firms.
  • Minimum of 10 years of proven regulatory or compliance-related experience gained at a financial institution, consultancy and/or the regulator at a senior level, building propositions, sale bids, leading project delivery and business development. Extensive.
  • Strong industry engagement, building and developing relationships that drive pipeline and winning work.
  • A phenomenal work ethic combined with a desire to learn and grow.
  • Fantastic multi-tasking ability, highly organised and great attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical and gap analysis ability.
  • Ability to manage individuals and or small teams.
  • Ability to confidently interact with Board and Executive-level clients.
  • A can-do attitude and an ability to prioritise multiple projects and engagements whilst meeting deadlines.
  • Creative problem-solving skills, staying innovative and solution orientated.
  • Outstanding professionalism and communication skills - both written and oral.

What's on Offer

£125,000 PA DOE (more is available for the suitable applicant) + bonus, excellent benefits

London or remote

Kas Rothwell
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Job summary

Policy, Economics & Regulatory Affairs
Policy, Economics & Regulatory Affairs Subsector
Professional Services & Consultancy
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Consultant name
Kas Rothwell
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