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.