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SENIOR MANAGER: REGULATORY FRAMEWORK

Company FINANCIAL SECTOR CONDUCT AUTHORITY
Reference # FSCA: 132
Published 29/10/2019
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
Introduction
The Senior Manager will be responsible for assisting the Head of Department with the on-going review and development of regulatory frameworks as well as engaging with National Treasury regarding the development of primary legislation in respect of which the FSCA has jurisdiction. The person appointed to this position will report to the Head of Department: Regulatory Framework Department.
Job Functions Management
Industries Regulatory
Specification
•Assist the Head of Department with the on-going review and development of regulatory frameworks, Prepare and compile management or other reports;
•Engage with National Treasury regarding the development of primary legislation in respect of which the FSCA has jurisdiction;
•Manage a small team of regulatory specialists and advisors, Design, manage, co-ordinate and execute projects in the Regulatory Framework Department and broader FSCA;
•Develop, implement and maintain operational processes and procedures to improve the functioning of the Regulatory Framework Department;
•Conduct relevant research (including comparative research) to improve the standard of regulation in line with national and international developments and requirements;
•Author research papers, discussion documents, issue papers, policy position papers and proposals to evolve and develop primary or secondary legislation;
•Author or provide input to guidance notices, interpretational rulings, application forms, information requests, communications and other documents assisting with the implementation of the legislative framework
•Facilitate and coordinate meaningful input to / comments on documentation and legislation published for consultation, provide regulatory support to other FSCA departments, Internal and external stakeholder engagement on regulatory developments;
•Manage and promote relationship with local, regional and international regulators, industry bodies, government departments and any other internal and external stakeholders;
•Participate in local and foreign initiatives, committees, conferences, meetings, and other engagements falling within the purview of the department;
•Develop and implement operational processes and procedures to improve the functioning of the Regulatory Framework Department

Other Key Competencies:
The candidate must demonstrate the following skills and attributes: Leadership and management;
high level of judgement; a confident and decisive approach; ability to analyse problems and research; good communication, report writing, project management; and ability to elicit high performance from a multi-disciplinary environment.

FSCA is committed towards increasing the representation of marginalised groups in line with its Employment Equity Plan. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Please note that correspondence and communication will only be conducted with short listed candidates and that the FSCA reserves the right not to appoint if a suitable candidate is not identified.
Requirements
A legal degree (legislative drafting qualification an added benefit), managerial experience and at least 8 years’ relevant experience in the financial services industry in a policy development, legislative drafting, legal or compliance role in financial services. A broad knowledge of the industries regulated by the FSCA is necessary, and capital markets experience in particular would be an added advantage. Experience in coordinating, participating in, and researching international and local matters will also be an added advantage
Job Closing Date 15/11/2019
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