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Reference: 84539

Date Added: 11 June 2022
Closing Date: 8 August 2022

Job Title: Head of Policy - Financial Services Programme

Working For: techUK

Location: London

Salary: £45,000-£60,000 per annum

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

Role Purpose
We are looking for a passionate policy leader to drive our financial services programme. 

techUK’s Financial Services programme brings together technology vendors, regulators, Government and financial institutions to create the right conditions to deploy digital transformation within the sector. It helps our members better understand the industry and showcase their expertise, products and services – be that around greater resilience in the banking sector, the challenges of combating fraud, to the opportunities around digital and financial inclusion.

The role is responsible for delivering a wide range of outputs to respond to the interest and expectations of techUK members and senior leadership. This involves working closely with techUK members through working groups, committees, and bilateral meetings to understand what the priorities of the programme should be and the appropriate outputs that can be delivered. 

The role will require you to deliver against a range of financial and performance targets (including membership growth and retention) and to manage a complex workload with competing demands.

Key responsibilities

  • Setting the strategic direction of the Financial Services Programme, with techUK’s members input, particularly through the Financial Services Council and working groups.
  • Delivering events and meetings on priorities identified with members - roundtables, briefings, panel sessions and conferences
  • Alerting members and colleagues to new policy and market developments, researching implications and collating evidence of potential impacts. 
  • Developing strong relationships with relevant individuals and teams within membership, regulators and important stakeholders (including the Financial Conduct Authority, the Competition and Markets Authority, the Bank of England, etc.), Parliament and other external stakeholders
  • Speaking at events, including chairing meeting, moderating panel sessions and taking part in meetings and events organised by external stakeholders

Essential Knowledge and Experience

  • Demonstrates a strong understanding of the impact of technology in the financial services sector and some challenges and opportunities for techUK’s members and prospects
  • Experience of delivering events and high quality written materials

Closing Date: 8 August 2022

Interview/Start Dates


Application Details

The successful candidate must have permission to work in the UK prior to the commencement of employment.

This is a full-time role based out of techUK's London offices with flexibility for hybrid working.

To apply for this role, please send your application with your salary expectations to recruitment@techuk.org

Website: https://www.techuk.org/

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