Risk and Regulatory Programme Director

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Aon
  • 20 Jul 18 2018-07-20

Aon are currently recruiting a Risk and Regulatory Programme Director to join our team in London or Chelmsford.The Director will work closely with and support the CRO, Head of Compliance and Head of ERM across a portfolio of risk and regulatory programmes.

It is the responsibility of the Regulatory Programme Director to own the development  and delivery of a regulatory program, from initial scoping and plan build to resourcing mgt, budget oversight and ultimate full implementation:

  • Ownership - Full programnme life cycle ownership: successful project delivery will include full implementation from initiation to deployment and close down
  • Stakeholder mgt – Manage internal and external stakeholders, ensuring that all parties understand the shape and deliverables of the regulatory programme and are fully a supportive of the scope, approach, implementation cycle and ultimate end deliverables
  • Multiple projects - Manage all aspects of multiple related projects to ensure the overall programme is aligned to and directly supports the achievement of strategic objectives
  • Plans – Oversee and shape estimates and detailed project plan for all phases of the project
  • Success Criteria – Define and guide the success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project and programme life cycle
  •  Resources – Manage and mentor resources to achieve project objectives in planned timeframes and have oversight of the day-to-day project activities, resources.
  •  Interdependencies - Understand interdependencies between operations, technology and business needs
  •  Skilled Person Review - To manage and risk mitigate any all required engagement for any possible Skilled Person Review.
  •  Possible 166 / Enforcement prevention / risk mitigation – To proactively identify all possible business areas that could generate regulatory scrutiny and ensure that suitable risk mitigation is put in place in advance of any regulatory enquiry / probing. In the unlikely event of any possible 166 / enforcement process being initiated, undertake suitable rectification actions and manage the regulator and Aon senior stakeholders through the process to a successfully risk managed outcome.
  •  Scope – Advise and oversee the project scope and change request process.
  •  Quality - Act as an internal quality control check for the programme, controlling ongoing quality control and participation in quality issue resolution
  •  Suppliers – Oversee the work with internal and external suppliers to define the Statement of Work and Specifications for the requested solutions and services
  •  Engagement – Monitor and control all aspects of project and program engagement from planning, external vendor relationships, communications, resources, budget, change, risks and issues
  •  Control - Ensure that projects and programmes are proceeding according to scope, schedule, budget and quality standards. Monitor, track and control outcomes to resolve issues, conflicts, dependencies and critical path deliverables
  •  Issues & Risks - Oversee project and programme issues and risks to mitigate impact to baseline, escalating to senior management as required.

As a Risk and Regulatory Programme Director your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

  • Degree level or equivalent experience
  • Project management (e.g. PRINCE2, PMP) certification
  • Good understanding of the insurance and broking regulatory framework in place in the UK and its related knock on effects at an EMEA and Global level.
  • Experience delivering large scale regulatory change programmes.
  • Working creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation and excellence
  • Process mapping, lean methodology and operational improvement implementation experience
  • Use of MS Project, Visio, Word, Excel and PowerPoint to an advanced level