Design an annual monitoring plan to ensure all areas covered in frequency as to both regulatory expectations and client requirements
Ensure above takes into consideration higher risk areas after discussion with senior management??
Design (or ensure designed) detailed monitoring programmes across all relevant areas and also ensure when regulations/SOPs change, such programmes are properly updated
Liaise with such area as to when convenient and allocate relevant staff to complete (both UK & offshore)
Review findings and ensure split between systems issues and actual regulatory breaches (then in line with other colleagues consider if breach so serious needs to be immediately reported to client and/or regulatory authorities)
Investigate cause of all breaches & issues, suggest remedial actions and SOP/control enhancement
Ensure all above discussed with management and report issued
Ensure all follow up actions agreed and appropriately implemented
Manage, mentor and train UK team & offshore Team????
Assist in client visits
Previous experience of compliance monitoring (or external or internal audit if also covered regulatory requirements) of retail investments (and willing & able to quickly pick up pensions aspects if not covered before)
Previous staff management experience including allocation of resources