Senior Advisor

  • 33285
  • Life - Other
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  • Bermuda
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  • Jan 31, 2018
  • Contributing to the development and implementation of the strategy and policy (specifically regarding the adoption of supervisory technology);
  • Managing Departmental risk reviews designed to evaluate licensed entity’s compliance with existing laws, regulations and policies;
  • Managing departmental research in areas of financial services, regulatory regimes, and technology innovations with the view of identifying global and local trends and recommending and/or assisting with -legislative and/or policy development and/or informing supervisory activity;
  • Working closely with the Information Technology Team;
  • Advising other supervisory units on both the adoption of supervisory technology and general supervisory innovation e.g. regulatory sandboxes;
  • Reviews and evaluates situations where projects or time critical tasks may be achieved through outsourcing and overseeing/monitoring all such approved activities involving consultants ensuring desired results are achieved within budget;
  • Managing the liaison between the Department, other supervisory units, Policy and International Affairs and the Board’s Legislative & Policy Committee as well as the consultation with various stakeholders on financial technology and policy and legislative matters;
  • Representing the organization, as requested, at various local and international meetings, conferences, seminars involving meetings and information exchanges with regulatory bodies, government agencies and the financial services industry whilst keeping abreast of industry trends;
  • Providing first-line leadership to a team;
  • Motivating, monitoring performance, and overseeing the development of team members in the achievement of departmental objectives;
  • Carrying out other related work and special projects as assigned by management.
  • A Master’s Degree or equivalent qualification in Finance or Technology from a recognized institution or professional body;
  • A minimum of fifteen years’ relevant post graduate experience, of which at least five years should be at a senior level working within a regulated financial services business, and/or working experience with a financial regulatory body with specific emphasis in financial technology such as virtual currency, block chain, cyber and related technology;
  • Sound understanding and knowledge of international financial service regulations;
  • Strong administrative, organizational and project management skills;
  • Excellent management, leadership and interpersonal skills with the ability to build and maintain key relationships inter-organizationally and with government bodies, regulated organizations and the technology industry;
  • Collaborative and diplomatic with excellent judgment and communication skills.