Compliance Business Partner - Property Finance

  • Negotiable
  • Brentwood, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Shawbrook Bank
  • 03 Oct 17 2017-10-03

Reporting to the Head of Compliance Advice, the Compliance Business Partner - Property Finance will be the Second Line Compliance Function's primary interface with the Bank's Property Finance Division, in delivering effective oversight and advice, regarding compliance with policies, procedures, systems controls and governance of Shawbrook Bank.

Reporting to the Head of Compliance Advice, the Compliance Business Partner - Property Finance will be the Second Line Compliance Function's primary interface with the Bank's Property Finance Division, in delivering effective oversight and advice, regarding compliance with policies, procedures, systems controls and governance of Shawbrook Bank.

In your business facing role, you will oversee the successful implementation and execution of the business-facing-related elements of the Annual Compliance Plan and provide technical advice to colleagues across the Bank's Property Finance Division.



Key responsibilities will include the following:
  • Provide the Chief Compliance Officer and Head of Compliance Advice with regular updates on compliance matters relating to the Property Finance Division, including on emerging issues/incidents, progress in addressing findings from first/second/third line monitoring reviews.
  • Attend Property Finance governance meetings (including Executive and Operational meetings)
  • Ensure maintenance and awareness of regulatory developments, particularly in the mortgage market, through regular liaison with the Bank's Regulatory Change Team.
  • Alongside the Property Finance Compliance Team, provide and oversee the provision of advice to the Property Finance Division on issues relating to their business, including the development and launch of new products, new business models and new functional processes.
  • Attend, as necessary, risk management governance meetings, to share regulatory risks identified and work with the Property Finance Division to enhance controls as appropriate.
  • Contribute to the implementation of the business-facing aspects of the Annual Compliance Plan.
  • Support the management of the conduct risk framework for the Bank through regular review of key controls and compliance with Group policies, in order to ensure the Property Finance Division operates within risk appetite.
  • Provide assistance and guidance to Group Legal and the first and third lines of defence in developing and maintaining a robust three lines of defence framework, sharing information as appropriate and ensuring there is no significant overlap of work.


Suitable candidates will have the following experience:
  • Broad and deep knowledge of financial regulation, with particular specialist knowledge of mortgage regulation and the FCA's Mortgage Conduct of Business Rules.
  • Extensive experience of operating in the Compliance function of a regulated bank or mortgage lender.
  • Track record in building strong and constructive relationships with senior management.
  • Commercial awareness and focus on application of regulation within the commercial property and regulated mortgage market.