My client, a leading global bank, are recruiting for a 'Compliance Data Strategy, Director' to join their team in London. The purpose of the role is to build out and lead a new Compliance Data Analytics Centre of Excellence and drive continuous improvement activities across Compliance with a focus on data analysis and insights.
Essential Skills/Basic Qualifications:
- Experience of working in a regulatory oversight role (such as compliance, risk, controls, audit, assurance, privacy) in the retail or investment banking sector with a focus on consumer and client conduct risk.
- Experience with, or managing a programming team, using computer languages (e.g. R, Python, SAS or similar) to manipulate data and visualise insights from large and varied data sources (e.g. R, Python, Tableau).
- Knowledge of a variety of machine learning techniques (clustering, decision tree learning, neural networks, text analytics / Natural Language Processing) and their real-world advantages/drawbacks.
- Experience of designing robust data governance and managing sustainable, scalable data infrastructures with consideration to security, privacy and risk.
- Experience of data analysis and proven ability for pragmatic problem solving to reach sound judgements with incomplete information in an agile, iterative environment.
- Proven ability to explain data analysis, insights and capabilities to audiences with differing technical backgrounds.
- Experience of leading a multiple location team for the development of solutions addressing business needs with experience of leading change and enhancement programmes as well as embedding new cultural ways of working.
Desirable skills/Preferred Qualifications:
- Relevant professional qualification(s) or postgraduate degree
- Experience with new technologies in delivering banking services and digital customer / client experience.
- Ability to provide strong people leadership, performance management and talent development.
- Experience of enterprise risk management and working across silos, departments and working cultures.
- Knowledge of critical regulation and guidance covering conduct risk in the context of personal data and technologies eg GDPR (EU), Regulation B (US), CONC (UK), etc.