Job Title: Policy Manager – Financial Vulnerability

Location: London – mix of home and office working

Salary:  £60k

About the Company:

Our client is the collective voice of the Financial Services Industry, representing around 300 firms in their interaction with the various regulatory bodies and government offices. They work on behalf of their members to promote an innovative banking and finance industry. They offer research, policy expertise, thought leadership and advocacy and provide a single voice for a diverse and competitive industry.

Job Description: 

They are now looking for a Policy Manager to specialise in the financial vulnerability to join the team on a 15-month FTC. In this role, you will assist in the design and delivery of the industry’s Vulnerability response. The successful applicant will work with internal staff, the organisation’s members, UK regulators, the UK Government, Consumer Groups, trade associations and other key stakeholders to identify, analyse and support policy and operational initiatives that assist members to enhance the financial wellbeing and resilience of its customer base.

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of the personal finance sector and specifically vulnerability, financial capability and financial inclusion.
  • Strong track record in delivering consumer-focused outcomes at pace.
  • Strong project management skills with an ability to work in an agile manner with limited supervision.
  • A good understanding of the regulatory, legislative and political environment within which financial services firms operate, in particular conduct, culture and consumer protection regulation.
  • Strong analytical, research and problem-solving skills, with a proven ability in quickly identifying and managing emerging reputational risks.
  • Excellent networking and influencing skills at a senior and executive level – with the ability to build and manage diverse stakeholder relationships.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with an ability to produce high quality blogs, online collateral, reports, and executive briefs which are tailored to the audience.
  • The ability to act as a subject matter expert and credibly represent the organisation externally with speeches, conference panels, and media briefings.
  • Experience of working effectively with a non-executive Board or committee(s), including committee secretariat and minute taking.

If you have the requisite skills and experience, we want to hear from you. For more information contact Sophie Cooper on sophie@cfrecruitment.co.uk or ring her on 07432 582 338.