Compliance Manager – UK Marketing | Schroders Investment Management

  • Full Time
  • London

Schroders Investment Management

London, United Kingdom, Who we’re looking for A self-compliance process lives within the UK Marketing team. All materials for an end consumer audience are reviewed by the compliance team with Intermediary and Institutional materials being reviewed by individuals within UK Marketing. The Head of UK Marketing is looking for the right individual to take the lead on compliance approvals of UK Intermediary and Institutional materials and vendor contracts. The role will also participate in the implementation of GDPR and the design and launch of a presentation system allowing for self compliance at source. About Schroders We’re a global investment manager. We help institutions, intermediaries and individuals around the world invest money to meet their goals, fulfil their ambitions, and prepare for the future. We have around 5,000 people on six continents. And we’ve been around for over 200 years, but keep adapting as society and technology changes. What doesn’t change is our commitment to helping our clients, and society, prosper. The base We moved into our new HQ in the City of London in 2018. We’re close to our clients, in the heart of the UK’s financial centre. And we have everything we need to work flexibly. The team As long term, fundamental investors, we are committed to strengthening our investment activities through integration of environmental, social and governance factors (ESG). Environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues have rapidly become more important to us and our clients. Companies compete in a fast changing world in which their abilities to adapt to social and environmental change are becoming increasingly important to their profitability and values. We are committed to building the leading research and investment process that embeds understanding of these trends across the funds we manage. The role sits in the Sustainability team which has expanded to 22 people, covering a wide range of activities from thematic research, company analysis, portfolio monitoring, screening, corporate governance actions, client communication and marketing and discussions with policy makers and other stakeholders. Our primary focus is working with analyst and fund manager colleagues to strengthen investment decisions through effective analysis and integration of ESG issues in investment processes. What you’ll do Review and approve marketing and e-marketing material (including oversight of Social media activities) for use in the UK, in accordance with FCA rules, guidance and expectations on financial promotions / client communications / social media. Main audiences in the UK will be Intermediary and Institutional in nature. Materials will include but are not limited to: A large volume of weekly presentations used in both multiple delegate events and individual sales meetings Webpage development Sales materials such as sales aids and brochures Social media activities Supplier contracts with a particular focus on events contracts. This will include trafficking through Legal, reviewing T&Cs and obtaining relevant signatures when needed. Review and completion of health and safety questionnaires required by events providers. Administration – ensure that well-organised files are maintained of review work undertaken to evidence completion of monitoring plan and findings. Assist preparation of compliance papers for various committees and boards in relation to monitoring; oversee maintenance of related department spreadsheets, data and records when needed Provide marketing training within the UK Marketing team in relation to financial promotions and other client communications when needed Provide guidance on the development of materials at an early stage Be the point person for regulatory changes to ensure the appropriate areas with UK marketing are aware Implement regulatory changes Assistance in building the processes and data capture to improve the review process of reoccurring contracts The knowledge, experience and qualifications you need Previous experience within an Asset Management or Financial Services compliance team with demonstrable experience of UK regulated retail financial promotions compliance experience. Ability to multitask and manage a number of reviews at the same time with an attention to detail every time Excellent written and oral communication skills, with ability and confidence to interact with and influence senior management A strong interest and appetite in being up-to-date and assessing industry and regulatory trends specifically, job holder will have awareness of one or more of the following areas: Financial Crime Suitability Operations A strong ability to build relationships with key areas of the business including UK discretionary and advisory sales, sales administration, fund managers as well as various product teams. Proficient in use of Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and the intranet Ability to work effectively and collaboratively within a team environment University qualification Some experience in managing and performing audit or compliance monitoring We’re looking for the best, whoever they are Schroders is an equal opportunities employer. You’re welcome here whatever your socio-economic background, race, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religious belief, age or disability. .

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