Junior Risk and Regulation Advisory

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  • Eland House, 10 Bressenden Pl, London SW1E 5DH, UK
  • Full-time

Company Description

We believe in the power of ingenuity to build a positive human future. As strategies, technologies and innovation collide, we create opportunity from complexity.

Our diverse teams of experts combine innovative thinking and breakthrough use of technologies to progress further, faster. Our clients adapt and transform, and together we achieve enduring results.

An innovation and transformation consultancy, we are over 4000 specialists in consumer and manufacturing, defence and security, energy and utilities, financial services, government and public services, health and life sciences, and transport. Our people are strategists, innovators, designers, consultants, digital experts, scientists, engineers and technologists.

We operate globally from offices across the UK, US, Netherlands and Nordics.

Job Description

Risk & Regulation at PA

The Risk and Regulation team is a diverse team that provides high quality, innovative advice and solutions to financial services firms who face regulatory and risk challenges. Our team is growing and we are seeking to recruit junior consultants as well as those with industry experience. We will offer you the opportunity to work across multiple sub-sectors within financial services, gain practical expertise into multiple risk types and help you to deliver high quality regulatory change advice.

As a Junior R&R Consultant you will be able to pursue your own area of interest through involvement in our strategy campaigns, including gaining insight into a specific risk type (such as climate risk, conduct risk, operational risk); a specific sub-sector (banking, asset management, insurance); or a specific area of regulatory focus (such as Consumer Duty, Anti-Money Laundering Directives). The types of projects you can expect to contribute to include:

  • Enhancing firm’s approach to risk management (in particular non-financial risks)
  • Improving firm’s operating model across the three lines of defence
  • Enhancing corporate governance and risk culture, and helping firm’s to embed good consumer and conduct outcomes
  • Delivering effective regulatory change, including providing independent assurance and Skilled Person reviews.

At PA, you will collaborate with other like-minded colleagues in multi-functional teams, working on some of our most exciting projects. You will have the opportunity to develop your career as a consultant by working with exceptional consulting colleagues on a range of assignments and work across a range of clients across the financial services sector, including retail banks, insurers, asset managers and regulators.


About You

To rise to the challenge that this Junior Risk & Reg Advisory Consultant brings, we are looking for a “can-do” attitude and experience in the following areas:

  • A minimum of 2 years’ recent experience working at a management consultancy, or for a financial services firm (preferably in a risk, compliance or transformation role)
  • A desire to become an expert in risk and regulation and enthusiasm to apply this to delivery and transformational projects
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills to build strong relationships with top-level stakeholders 
  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills 
  • Excellent written skills  
  • Exceptional stakeholder management skills  

You may also have:

  • An understanding of how change is delivered in a regulatory context
  • Experience of coordinating activities across multiple teams, including across the three lines of defence
  • Knowledge of core transformation steps and tools used in transformation (risk logs, project status reports, project planning)

Additional Information

The Offer

We offer the opportunity to work on purposeful projects with incredible people, competitive salary, pension and bonus scheme, clear pathways to progression, and a thriving learning culture. Benefits include:

  • Consistent training, development and career progression
  • Flexible healthcare plans for you and your family
  • Competitive leave allowances
  • Flexible WFH / WFO policy
  • Access to a range of networks and initiatives, centring LGBTQ+ people, women, people from minority ethnic backgrounds, as well as Women in Banking & Finance.
  • A range of culturally-led clubs to join, from music to film, yoga to podcasts

It’s an environment that is energetic and fast-paced, that values collaboration, curiosity and treating people fairly. If that sounds like somewhere you want to work, get in touch.

Diversity Enables Ingenuity

Our diversity strengthens us and stimulates a rich, creative environment where our people feel empowered to be themselves. We’re committed to recruiting, promoting and rewarding our people solely based on their ability to contribute to PA’s goals, no matter their background. Together, we are PA — Bringing Ingenuity to Life.

Should you need any adjustments to the recruitment process — at any time — don’t hesitate to contact us on [email protected]

Job information

Firm: PA Consulting

Location: London