Compliance Oversight Lead (Senior) Reviewer

Compliance Oversight Lead (Senior) Reviewer

  • Location Swindon, South West England
  • Salary Competitive
  • Contract type Permanent
  • Closing date 29/05/2018
  • Ref R001500208
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We need:

  • Lead Reviewer, Compliance Oversight - Regulatory Risk, Firm & Culture and Operations
  • £41,951 - £60,596 on a permanent contract
  • Send in your application by 29/05/2018

In this role you’ll get to design and lead thematic reviews across high profile regulatory topics like culture, regulatory risk, complaints, arrears and 3rd party oversight to name a few. You’ll get exposure to influence our senior stakeholders and will have the potential to make a real difference for our customers. 

This role combines gathering data, testing, analysis, writing reports and regular face to face interactions with our stakeholders. You’ll not accept things at face value but dig a little deeper, and have the opportunity to drive positive change. It can be tough job at times but we think the end results are very rewarding. The role provides real breadth and room to grow your experience and career in financial services.

Compliance Oversight – what does it do?

Compliance Oversight is a key element of the Group’s second line of defence and is responsible for identifying, assessing, challenging and reporting on regulatory risk exposures across the Group up through governance ultimately to Board Risk Committee. The review teams plan and undertake risk-based reviews on products, projects, processes and frameworks that have a high regulatory impact to ensure that Nationwide is compliant and is delivering the right outcomes for our customers.

Who we're looking for

As a minimum you’ll need to:

  • Have good knowledge of regulatory requirements and how these are applied in practice
  • Have strong knowledge and experience of identifying key Conduct and Compliance risks in a retail banking environment in areas such as post sale operations & servicing, corporate culture, the Senior Managers & Certification regime etc
  • Have proven experience in a compliance oversight, audit or controls testing type role
  • Be a confident communicator both verbally and written, who is comfortable to manage senior stakeholders
  • Have experience in leading complex work against challenging deadlines
  • Have experience in coaching and supporting team members  
  • Hold or be progressing towards a relevant qualification (e.g. Diploma in Retail Banking Conduct of Business, Diploma in Governance Risk & Compliance, Diploma in Financial Planning etc)

It would be useful if you also;

  • Had proven experience in supporting projects from an oversight perspective
  • Had experience in attending forums and committees to provide appropriate engagement and challenge 

What you'll be doing

  • Reporting to a Senior Compliance Manager you will be responsible for planning, leading and delivering regulatory reviews
  • Take responsibility for tracking actions from agreement through to the delivery by stakeholders
  • Using your communications skills to build sustainable relationships with key stakeholders
  • Using your influencing and negotiating skills to achieve effective outcomes   
  • Supporting the Senior Manager to develop the Risk Universe for the Regulatory Risk, Firm & Culture and Operations portfolios and identify key areas of oversight coverage for the annual plan
  • Providing second line oversight on projects and incidents related to your portfolios





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The extras you'll get

If you put a lot in, it’s only fair you should get a lot out. So if you help us do the right thing for our members, we’ll help further your career with us.


As part of our team you’ll get:

  • Access to training to help you progress and develop your technical skills and career
  • Pension scheme where if you pay in 7% we’ll top it up to 23%
  • Life assurance worth 8x your salary
  • 24 days’ holiday plus bank holidays
  • The ability to 'buy’ up to 10 days more holiday
  • Flexible benefits scheme giving you access to discount vouchers at various retail outlets
  • Access to a Healthcare scheme
  • Access to an annual performance related bonus scheme

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