Flexible working arrangements will be considered, we are currently working remotely.
We are looking for an Innovation Officer to join the Authorisation and Supervision Team at CILEx Regulation. We are the independent regulator of CILEx members as well as firms and other individuals authorised by us. The Authorisation and Supervision Team sets and manages the standards for individuals and firms.
The Innovation Officer role
You will be responsible for undertaking work for the Director of Authorisation and Supervision, Entity Manager and Practitioner Team Leader about innovation and change related to our regulatory (and supervisory) activities.
You will research technologies and innovative changes to rules, regulations and policies on which changes to existing regulatory arrangements will be based. This may involve undertaking or commissioning research, gathering and analysing data and information to help inform the Senior Management Team and Board decision making, as well as assisting in the submission of rule changes and other policy issues linked with the Directorate.
Your work will include scanning sector publications and drafting briefing papers, consultation responses, attending meetings, etc and leading on submissions to key stakeholders, supervisors and government bodies.
We are looking for someone who:
- has experience working within a policy role;
- can demonstrate knowledge of the legal profession, legal services OR demonstrate knowledge of a similar technical and regulated environment;
- has good research skills with analytical ability;
- has excellent communication skills verbal and written, able to be both concise and accurate;
- good interpersonal skills with the ability to develop and maintain effective professional internal and external relationships.
What makes CILEx Regulation such a great place to work?
We are a small, friendly organisation with an enthusiastic, skilled and stable workforce. Staff state in our staff survey it is an organisation they are proud to work for and would recommend to friends and family. Conditions of employment are excellent with generous pension contributions, holiday entitlement and training opportunities. We are a forward-thinking, caring employer with many of our staff enjoying flexible working arrangements.
If you would like an informal discussion about the role with David Pope, Entity Manager, please contact David on 01234 225395 and leave a message.
Location: Bedfordshire with remote working options.
Interviews: Initial interviews will be held online. Please note, if we receive a high number of applications, we may close this advert early. We encourage you to complete your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.