Corporate Governance & Regulatory Affairs Manager

  • Competitive
  • Londres, Angleterre, Royaume-Uni Londres Angleterre GB
  • CDI, Plein-temps
  • RBS
  • 16 août 18 2018-08-16

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The Requirements
We're hiring a Corporate Governance & Regulatory Affairs Manager to join NatWest Markets in London

  • This is an opportunity to play a central role in ensuring NatWest Markets' corporate governance structure supports the board and executive
  • You'll provide strategic insights on matters of interest to regulators, ensuring the NatWest Markets leadership are aware in good time
  • Your work will be key to maintaining NatWest Markets' relationships with regulators, and to liaising with counterparts across jurisdictions to ensure a coordinated approach

What you'll do

This role will see you acting as a trusted adviser on regulatory and corporate governance issues, and providing corporate governance advice and committee support to the executive and management, as well as ensuring appropriate alignment with the wider RBS. You'll be centrally involved in ongoing regulatory liaison for the PRA, FCA and other regulators, helping to maintain our relationship through ongoing dialogue and engagement. And you'll play a key role in supporting both the board and executive, as well as wider colleagues with advice on regulatory and company secretarial matters.

Key aspects of your role will include:
  • Acting as committee secretary for senior committees, facilitating the appropriate flow of information and supporting effective decision making
  • Providing corporate governance and regulatory engagement advice to the board and executive team, including producing concise, high quality committee papers and briefings
  • Provide professional company secretarial support to NatWest Markets plc and its circa 80 subsidiaries, ensuring compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements
  • Coordinating corporate governance and regulatory engagement, making sure the right people are aware of issues of the importance to regulators, and driving consistency and alignment
  • Providing support and advice on regulatory actions, material regulatory reviews, enforcement actions, and other investigations
  • Overseeing the successful execution of NatWest Markets' responses to regulatory reviews, requests and consultation papers

The skills you'll need

This role is suited to a qualified legal professional or chartered secretary, or someone with the equivalent professional experience. You'll practical experience of UK company administration, with a thorough understanding of corporate governance requirements, and knowledge of the regulatory requirements for complex financial service organisations, including wholesale banking. A understanding of NatWest Markets' business and operations will also be important.

We'll also be looking for:
  • The proven ability to handle operational, business specific and regulatory priorities effectively, and to deliver under pressure
  • The ability to translate complex information into business focused intelligence on corporate governance and regulatory matters
  • Excellent communication skills, with evidence of extensive senior stakeholder engagement, and influencing up to and including executive and non-executive levels
  • A robust and comprehensive understanding of risk management principles and risk culture
  • Decisiveness and sound judgement, with the ability to challenge senior colleagues when needed
  • Strong interpersonal, information gathering and organisational skills

How we'll reward you

In return, we offer a competitive salary and you'll also join our retirement savings plan. You can also choose from a selection of protection, healthcare or lifestyle extras from RBSelect, our fully flexible reward programme.

Visit our reward and benefits page for more information on the benefit packages we offer.


At RBS, we want everyone to feel welcome, regardless of your background or needs. If you need adjustments making to your working environment, we'll do everything we can to support you. As part of this commitment, we offer flexible working options for some of our roles - find out more .

As a Financial Services organisation we comply with and support the requirements set by our Regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), which are designed to protect our customers. This role falls under Conduct Rules of the Individual Accountability Regime (IAR) and is subject to pre-employment screening. This means if your application is successful, you'll need to satisfy some important background checks before you can start working with us. These will include a full credit check, a criminal record check, residency and right to work checks.