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A regulatory policy manager’s core responsibilities are in the following areas:

Policy development

  • Reviewing ongoing market and government policy developments;
  • Gathering and assessment of evidence of risks and issues to be addressed;
  • Helping to devise the annual policy work programme;
  • Mobilising support and resources – both internal and external – to deliver the work programme;
  • Developing options to address identified risks and issues;
  • Advising on and contributing to internal and external research.

Reviewing and improving regulator performance

  • Assessing regulators’ activity across a number of areas;
  • Monitoring regulators’ performance to identify areas for improvement;
  • Challenging and supporting regulators in developing and delivering standards of regulation that meet the principles of better regulation;
  • Undertaking specific thematic reviews or investigations.

The person that we are looking for will have the following:

  • Broad experience of policy development and/or regulation and an ability to apply it to legal services regulation;
  • Experience of driving intellectually complex issues to a firm, practical conclusion;
  • Excellent drafting skills – previous experience of writing complex policy analysis and consultation documents in an accessible manner;
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills to build and maintain complex, sensitive and influential relationships across a wide group of stakeholders;
  • An ability to define and deliver approaches to intelligence and evidence gathering to support policy development, identifying and deploying relevant evidence;
  • Strong commitment to equalities and diversity as both a colleague and a regulator;
  • Good organisational and computer skills, including use of MS Office suite;
  • Strong team player;
  • Strong project management skills;
  • Experience of leadership of teams – either line management or project teams.

To Apply

Please apply by way of CV to Kas Rothwell by clicking on the Apply button below. When applying please quote reference ‘221/18/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.

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 Thursday 28th June 2018