A senior leader responsible for Risk & Compliance across Mercer UK and associated legal entities in the UK. The role holder will develop and own a practical and pragmatic Annual Risk & Compliance Plan which, with Board approval, will set the strategic plan for Compliance advisory and Monitoring activities.
The incumbent will serve as Mercer’s CF10, subject to Board and regulatory approval.
The role holder’s responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, overseeing : a program that ensures compliance with regulations impacting the UK business, Mercer’s UK risk management framework and issues relating to regulatory capital, adherence to risk and compliance policies, cross-
border activities and branches that impact Mercer’s UK business, data protection compliance in the UK in coordination with the privacy team, a programme of monitoring, business partnering and assurance work around professional standards.
The role holder will be responsible for effectively managing Mercer’s relationship with the FCA.
The individual would act as a focal point for the compliance response to any major incident, including (but not limited to) significant regulatory breaches, and to respond to regulatory inquiries.
The role provides strong and positive leadership to the Mercer UK Risk & Compliance team.
The individual will actively engage the UK business from the Board downward and use influencing skills heavily to steer the organisation to consciously manage compliance and other risks as it pursues its growth strategy.
Key business responsibilities
to-day relationship with the FCA
The team should provide practical advice for its business stakeholders as well as undertake appropriate monitoring and oversight.
The role holder should also ensure there is robust scanning of the regulatory horizon to identify impacting change
conduct risk assessments to identify regulatory, operational and reputational risk across the firm’s activities including new products and services
Key regulatory responsibilities
Skills and competencies required or desired for this role
Proven and extensive experience compliance leadership experience in FCA regulated firms with associated knowledge of FCA rules and regulatory environment, and a track record of balancing various multi-
dimensional responsibilities, including :
demonstrating an ability to appropriately influence the company’s regulatory agenda
University Degree / Further Education in a related subject required / or proven relevant experience
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Marsh & McLennan Companies offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including : health and welfare, tuition assistance, 401K, employee assistance program, domestic partnership benefits, career mobility, employee network groups, volunteer opportunities, and other programs.
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Marsh & McLennan Companies and its Affiliatesare EOE Minority / Female / Disability / Vet / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity employers.