Regulatory Operations Manager,  Full time - flexible working may be considered

Birmingham, West Midlands
£47,000 - £50,000 per annum
20 Sep 2018
20 Oct 2018

Regulatory Operations Manager,  Full time - flexible working may be considered

We are hiring a Regulatory Operations Manager to join us in Investigations and Supervision - the directorate that makes sure solicitors and law firms follow our rules and investigates when things go wrong. This team is central to the delivery of our regulatory purpose to protect consumers of legal services throughout England and Wales.

Being an influential, collaborative and experienced people manager as well as a confident leader, is integral to the success of this role and team. You will be a team player - across all levels - and feel most at ease working with others towards delivering a common goal. Case management experience in a regulated and compliance focused environment with strong governance principles is a must.

This role forms part of the senior leadership team and has full accountability for delivering team, department and organisation objectives. You will report directly to the Director of Investigation and Supervision and work closely with other managers in the team to develop the Supervision strategy and business plan. You will thrive in a decision-making role where rational, objective and solid judgement making are pivotal to success.

We are looking for someone who can provide strong leadership and manage teams of investigators - monitoring the regulated community. As a leader, you will make sure the necessary resources are effectively employed to deliver the SRA's objectives.

The role is offered as a twelve-month fixed term contract while we undergo a period of organisational change. This change is focused on implementing new technology and a new regulatory framework.

If you would like to discuss the role, our culture or scope to work flexibly, we can arrange for this to happen - contact us to arrange a chat, in confidence. Our contact details are on the jobs pages of the SRA website.

What's in it for you

  • Be part of the senior leadership team with a high-profile and fully accountable role
  • Responsibility for delivering the SRA's supervisory approach to regulated firms and individuals
  • A challenging role; executed during a time of change where excellent managerial and leadership skills will bring about the required success
  • Lead a large team of specialist managers and investigators whilst building strong relationships with all stakeholders - all working towards a common goal
  • The opportunity to build on your own knowledge of regulation and supervision.

What we are looking for

  • Strong leadership and management skills; proven experience of leading, motivating and developing teams of individuals with the energy, confidence and flexibility needed to deliver targets and quality outcomes
  • Experience of devising and implementing strategy and delivering operational processes effectively
  • A communication and interpersonal style that positively influences
  • A background in delivering key objectives against a backdrop of change and conflicting priorities

To apply for this position please submit a CV and against each of the criteria, provide an example (s) to demonstrate how you meet the essential knowledge, skills and experience required for the role.