Regulatory Compliance Manager - Advisory - (Behavioural Economist)


Birmingham, UK

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If you’re looking for a career that will unlock new opportunities, join HSBC and experience the possibilities. Whether you want a career that could take you to the top, or simply take you in an exciting new direction, HSBC offers opportunities, support and rewards that will take you further.

As part of Global Risk, Regulatory Compliance ensures adherence to applicable regulations and standards by setting the policies which cover HSBC’s regulatory requirements, and mitigate conduct and reputational risk issues. The team strives to remain ahead of the regulatory change agenda and ensures the business understands the implications and is prepared for change. It monitors how the Global Businesses and Functions manage their responsibilities with regard to complying with the regulations and helps resolve compliance deficiencies.

As an HSBC employee in the UK, you will have access to tailored professional development opportunities and a competitive pay and benefits package. This includes private healthcare for all UK-based employees, enhanced maternity and adoption pay and support when you return to work, and a contributory pension scheme with a generous employer contribution.

We are currently seeking an experienced individual to join this team in the role of UKRC Compliance Manager (Behavioural Economist)

In this role, you will:

  • Deliver high quality day to day support and challenge from a Behavioural Economics perspective in respect of product design, pricing, marketing, sales and after sales processes in HSBC UK;
  • Support the delivery of the UKRC strategy, supporting the embedding of key UK policies and effective oversight of guidance and advice provided by UK Business Compliance teams on Behavioural Economics and Conduct Risks;
  • Quality day to day support in respect Behavioural Economics to all key business units within HSBC Bank Plc. Promoting a customer focused culture that achieves fair outcomes, orderly and transparent markets and regulatory compliance and supports the business in the management of regulatory risks;
  • Provide expert leadership on Behavioural Economics across HSBC ensuring the approach is designed to be ‘future proof’ and draws on ‘best in class’ practice from across industry;
  • Support the preparation and delivery of responses to the regulator on conduct issues and their remediation, including analysis to feed into regulator commissioned market studies.


To be successful in this role you should meet the following requirements:

  • A good knowledge of the FCA Handbook and the regulator’s approach to good conduct;
  • A good understanding of Behavioural Economics;
  • A good knowledge of the FCA’s Occasional Paper Series;
  • Well-developed negotiation, influencing and communication skills;
  • Ability to analyse complex legislation and regulations;
  • Excellent negotiation skills and the ability to build effective stakeholder relationships;
  • Experience in providing guidance to management within a compliance function.

The base location for this role is Birmingham.

You’ll achieve more when you join HSBC.

At HSBC we look to enable our employees to better balance their work / life priorities and have the flexibility required to meet challenging needs as they progress through different life stages. Where possible we will consider the following flexible working options: part-time working, job sharing, term-time working, and working from home and staggered hours. If in considering a role with HSBC you have a need for some flexibility in your working arrangements please discuss this with the recruitment team in the early stages of the application process.HSBC is committed to building a culture where all employees are valued, respected and opinions count. We take pride in providing a workplace that fosters continuous professional development, flexible working and opportunities to grow within an inclusive and diverse environment.

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