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A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Head of Regulatory Affairs for financial services market infrastructure body.

The role will involve:

  • Engagement on Industry Issues – engaging in a variety of different issues, in a variety of different ways. This may involve classic advocacy work, for example responding to consultation materials, requests for comment, and identifying market trends and offering solutions. It will also involve engagement in industry working groups, and representation of the membership and its views at relevant conferences and on other public platforms;
  • Development of position- and white-papers on topical issues, working with the Head of Research & Public Policy to deliver evidence-based materials, helping to drive/steer policy making, and as an educational tool;
  • Relationship building and influencing – with relevant stakeholders and committees including IOSCO, BCBS, the FSB, CPMI-IOSCO other trade associations, other professional bodies and institutions.

You will have:

  • Previous experience of exchange traded markets and demonstrated knowledge of the market infrastructure regulatory agenda. Being able to demonstrate deep and current knowledge of market infrastructure and its regulatory agenda is essential;
  • Strong track record of international policy development and engagement. The candidate must have a proven track record of applied strategic thinking, with the ability to see the big picture as to how different issues and agendas can be made to fit together across a diverse range of markets, products, practices or issues;
  • Previous experience of stakeholder management and influencing. A proven track record in building and maintaining effective working relationships and consensus at a senior level will be necessary. You need to be decisive, to challenge and be challenged, and negotiate with and persuade policy makers, regulators and market participants;
  • Strong drafting experience. Much of our work is distilling complicated regulatory concepts into clear messages for an international audience. The candidate must therefore be able to demonstrate experience and competence in drafting clear and persuasive materials;
  • Established and current network of senior market infrastructure stakeholders and policy-makers.

To Apply

Please apply by way of CV to Kas Rothwell by clicking on the Apply button below, quoting reference ‘17/18/PubAffairs’. Processes are ongoing, and appointments will be made as soon as suitable candidates are identified and interviewed. You are encouraged to get in touch ASAP.

Your application will be reviewed by Michael Page. Please be aware we receive a high volume of applications for every role advertised from candidates who exceed the job credentials. We will only contact you within the next 14 days if you are selected for interview.

Where specific UK qualifications are required we will take into account overseas equivalents.

Michael Page is a world leading recruitment consultancy.

Apply online

  • Fill out the short form below and upload your CV.

Closing date

The closing date for applications for this post is 11:59pm on Tuesday 13th February 2018