Head of Market Regulation Head of Market Regulation …

Intercontinental Exchange
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 18 Jan 21
Competitive
Intercontinental Exchange
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 18 Jan 21
Competitive
The Head of Market Regulation is a senior, dynamic and inspiring leader responsible for market surveillance, investigations and enforcement, protecting the integrity and reputation of the Exchange, communicating broadly within the Exchange and with its Members to drive good conduct in the markets we serve.

Job Title: Head of Market Regulation, ICE Futures Europe

Reporting To: President, ICE Futures Europe

Department: Market Regulation                             

Location: London, Milton Gate

Status: Permanent, Full-Time

Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE) is a Fortune 500 company that operates a leading network of global futures, equity and equity options exchanges, as well as global clearing and data services across financial and commodity markets. 

By putting the needs of our customers and global participants first, we are a high-growth company that started by bringing transparency and risk management to the global derivatives markets. We’re engineers, strategists and problem-solvers who continually create and improve technology that solves market structure challenges on behalf of the industry.

JOB PURPOSE

ICE Futures Europe (“IFEU” or “the Exchange”) hosts futures and options markets in crude and refined oil, natural gas, power, coal, emissions, interest rates, equities and soft commodities.

The Exchange’s Market Regulation department works to protect the integrity of the markets we serve, proactively mitigating risks to the marketplace and enforcing rules that protect market participants. To achieve these objectives, the Market Regulation department inter alia

  • develops and maintains a holistic view of IFEU markets and identifies risks to the Exchange's market integrity objectives;
  • develops and utilizes preventative and detective controls to identify potential market abuse/financial crime and breaches of Exchange rules; and
  • conducts investigations into suspected market abuse, financial crime and rule breaches and manages disciplinary procedures in line with Exchange rules.

RESPONSIBILITIES

The Head of Market Regulation is a senior, dynamic and inspiring leader responsible for market surveillance, investigations and enforcement, protecting the integrity and reputation of the Exchange, communicating broadly within the Exchange and with its Members to drive good conduct in the markets we serve.

The Head of Market Regulation is expected to:

  • lead a multidisciplinary team of compliance and surveillance analysts, investigators, technologists and data scientists;
  • set and deliver the strategy for the department and maintain an operating model that delivers high performance and an innovative mindset;
  • proactively monitor and identify emerging regulatory, market and technological trends and best practices across the industry;
  • oversee risk assessment and controls framework design and operation;
  • provide guidance and oversight for investigations;
  • manage regulatory interactions relating to market abuse and financial crime controls;
  • manage the Exchange’s disciplinary process including interactions with relevant governance committees;
  • develop and improve regulatory and compliance data and analytics capabilities, including deployment of advanced analytical techniques, and use of technology to drive efficiency improvements.

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE

  • Educated to degree level.
  • Relevant industry qualifications.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experienced senior manager, able to influence at all levels across the organization.
  • Has the appropriate level of gravitas to liaise with senior members of the management team and regulators.
  • Substantial financial and commodity market, regulatory (MAR, MLD5), and technology expertise.
  • Experience with assessing, implementing and/or optimising market abuse/Financial Crime controls.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills; familiarity with advanced data analytics techniques, experience in applying advanced data analytics to solve every-day business problems.
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