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Policy Manager

London - Hybrid


Placement Type:



£497.25 - £554.72 per day PAYE

Start Date:

22 Jul, 2024

The Policy Manager role is based within the RCS Policy team in the Risk and Compliance Services organization. In this role, the Policy Manager for MEA will be responsible for developing a relationship with local Compliance Offices and Legal representatives, and co-ordinating the development, endorsement and approval of Global Policies under the Global Policy Management Framework. We are seeking a pragmatic, innovative, and driven financial services compliance professional to serve as the MEA Policy Manager for our Global Policy function, established in Q3 2022. In this role you will develop Global policies that balance Regulatory Compliance & Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Sanctions compliance with business enablement to support our payments programs and services worldwide.

Key job responsibilities:
• Develop, launch and maintain global policies and local variations (addendums, dispensations, non-applicability) in accordance with the Global Policy Management Framework
• Work closely with the regional Compliance Offices, and fellow Shared Services teams (Payments Risk, Assurance, Governance) as well as Program teams to ensure that policy requirements are embedded in first-line processes and training content
• Support the Head of Policy in managing the Global Compliance Training Program, including overseeing 1LoD delivery of core training content, and managing the External Training Program
• Oversee the implementation of policies locally, and manage deviations from policies as part of the breach management program, working with the local Payments Risk team to manage our risk exposure
• Represent the Global Policy team in local forums, such as Board/Committees (as applicable), and to the Head of Compliance for MEA
• Support the Head of Policy in the implementation and embedding of the Controls Framework within the 1LoD
• Provide ad-hoc in-country expertise to the MEA geographies on local regulations to support with a variety of tasks: policy development, advisory, regulatory mapping, gap assessments.


Due to the high volume of applicants, we will only come back to successful candidates. If you do not received a response, please assume that you have not been selected for progression to the next stage of the hiring process.

Client Description

Our Client is a FTSE 100, multinational technology company no longer known for just one thing. Their areas of expertise include e-commerce, cloud computing, digital streaming, artificial intelligence, original entertainment… the list goes on. Despite being primarily digital, their aim is to be the most customer-centric company in the world.

Aquent is dedicated to improving inclusivity & is proudly an equal opportunities employer. We encourage applications from under-represented groups & are committed to providing support to applicants with disabilities. We aim to provide reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, to those with a medical condition, disability or neurodivergence.