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Senior Consultant - Retail Banking - Regulatory & Payments

Job description

The payments sector is one of the most innovative and fast moving within financial services. Technological advancement, changing consumer behaviour, and competition are driving this change, and we are working to build suitable new regulatory solutions with our clients. The solutions and skill-set our clients require is increasingly not just traditional regulatory insights, but also an ability to understand the opportunities offered by technology in delivering new innovative solutions.

Your key responsibilities:

  • You will understand the regulatory changes our payments clients face, including large retail banks, and deliver analysis and insight to help them work through these changes
  • You will support the development of service offering. In particular, you should have an understanding of the payments ecosystem to help clients solve their regulatory challenges
  • You will support the analysis of emerging solutions and innovative ideas including the development of points of view
  • You will work effectively as a team member sharing responsibility, providing support, maintaining communication, and updating senior team members on progress
  • You will be involved in preparing high quality reports that draw out key industry and regulatory insights
  • You will get involved in client campaigns; from researching new regulations to assisting effective business implementation
  • You will develop presentations that are clear and impactful, translating services into meaningful value propositions for clients
  • You will help identify where information should be sourced, and draw this evidence together as the foundation on which the team will base their recommendations
  • You will help manage engagement financials, working with the team to determine whether requirements are adequately defined and documented

Skills and attributes for success:

  • Demonstrable awareness of regulatory trends
  • Being able to translate regulatory requirements into business solutions
  • Involvement in and awareness of the remediation of regulatory issues
  • Strong understanding of payments regulation across UK, European and Global regulatory jurisdictions
  • Strong insights into areas of payments regulation such as the New Payments Architecture, Open Banking, Authorised Push Payments fraud

We are looking for individuals with:

  • Relevant regulatory experience within the retail financial services and/or asset/wealth management. This may be from working at one of the financial Authorities, a large financial services organisation, or a dynamic new market entrant. It may also be that you have worked for another consultancy firm, or relevant industry body. It would also benefit to have experience of providing oversight or quality assurance
  • Knowledge of payments legal frameworks and regulatory topics
  • Great communication skills, with the ability to work with a variety of stakeholders at all levels and to envision the bigger picture
  • Flexibility - both in your approach and your openness to travel where required by the client
  • Enthusiasm and a real desire to work effectively as part of a team to achieve shared objectives
  • Clear evidence of successful performance in previous roles

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