We are looking for a proactive, service-focused Policy Assistant to join our Prudential Regulation team.
You will be part of a team of three Policy Advisers and report to the Assistant Director, Head of Prudential Regulation. Your job is to provide essential support to the team’s work in undertaking policy analysis and influencing both the prudential regulatory policy agenda and investments aspects of prudential regulation.
You do not need to have prior expertise in insurance – we are open to any policy development background. This is a fantastic opportunity for you to learn from and develop in a friendly, professional and hugely knowledgeable team.
You’ll get great exposure to a diverse spectrum of policy issues and work with a wide range of our members.
Day to day you will:
- Prepare initial drafts of policy papers and summary documents;
- Provide administration to manage relations with the ABI Prudential Regulation Committee – including drafting the agenda for events and meetings and producing slide decks;
- Be the go-to person for our members, making sure you are a trusted source of information for relevant developments at UK, EU and international level;
- Collate and write high-quality member communications to give ABI members the inside track on all prudential policy developments, including producing the monthly team newsletter;
- Monitor, coordinate and update colleagues and ABI members on EU Directives, as and when required.
The role is based at the Association of British Insurers, located in the City of London.
Where can this role take you?
Wherever possible, we support our staff to develop their careers internally. The next natural step for you in this role would be a Policy Adviser – but this is flexible.
With a supportive environment and the fantastic exposure you’ll get to lots of people in the industry and the knowledge you’ll build on a range of regulatory and policy issues, the ABI is a great place to start your career.
What training and benefits are offered?
On your first day you’ll be met by our HR team for a full company induction. You’ll then have inductions to get you up to speed with anything from Events to how our finances work, plus one to ones with relevant colleagues. Everyone goes on the CII Introduction to Insurance course and will receive plenty of on the job training. We host various Staff Learning Events throughout the year and you will be able to attend relevant ABI and industry events.
Additional training will be driven by your own personal needs and ambitions and we have a range of courses as part of our Learning and Development offering.
More detail on our company benefits can be found online here.
We’re looking for:
You’ll be interested in developing knowledge on the prudential regulation of the insurance sector and capital markets and keen to learn from ABI colleagues, ABI members and other external partners.
We work in an open plan, collaborative environment so you’ll need a confident and proactive communication style. You’ll be comfortable managing various different projects and most importantly, be able to quickly digest and analyse complex documents, making it accessible for others.
The ABI is the voice of the UK’s world-leading insurance and long-term savings industry. A productive, inclusive and thriving sector, we are an industry that provides peace of mind to households and businesses across the UK and powers the growth of local and regional economies by enabling trade, risk-taking, investment and innovation.
As the leading Trade Association for the Insurance industry, we have an Associate Membership proposition for different stakeholders, many of whom are non-insurers. We recognise how important our relationships are with many non-insurers, so we have developed a proposition for different stakeholders to give them Associate Membership of the ABI with the services on offer reflecting their different interests and perspectives.