Job description

  • Location:
    London - 30 Gresham Street
  • Department:
    Prudential Advisory & Reporting
  • Division:
    IBP Financial Institutions Coverage UK
  • Employment Type:
    Full time
  • Salary:

Prudential Regulation Policy Expert 12 months FTC (9136)

Investec is a distinctive Specialist Bank serving clients principally in the UK and South Africa. Our culture gives us our edge: we work hard to find colleagues who'll think out of the ordinary and we put them in environments where they'll flourish. We combine a flat structure with a focus on internal mobility. If you can bring an entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to learn and collaborate to your work, this could be the boost your career deserves.

Job Description

Team Description

The Prudential Advisory and Reporting department consists of the following areas:

  • Regulatory Reporting
  • Capital planning
  • Prudential Policy
  • Regulatory Information Technology

Susanne Preece is head of Prudential Advisory and Reporting and reports directly to Marle van der Walt, Chief Financial Officer. The wider team has responsibility for all aspects of Investec's prudential regulatory requirements.

Description of role and key responsibilities

The objective of the role is to strengthen the policy team within the Prudential Advisory and Reporting team with expertise in the following areas:

  • Maintain a regulatory tracker daily
  • Assess and review consultation papers and their relevance to Investec, including the production of detailed impact assessments. This includes focus on the PRA consultation and implementation of Basel 3.1
  • Advice the business on the appropriate capital treatment for their business/ trades and provide solutions to capital related issues or concerns
  • Work with the wider Prudential Advisory and Reporting team covering all aspects of regulatory reporting, including COREP reporting requirements, Pillar 3 disclosures, Bank of England reporting and other ad hoc requests
  • Make presentations to various relevant committees/forums in the group
  • Actively involved in the interpretation of Pillar 3 requirements and have overall control of the disclosures produced and published in the market, including capital disclosures produced for all the silo entities
  • Involved in the production of the Investec plc Recovery Plan if required.
  • Document regulatory methodologies and capital treatment of complex structures/ transactions
  • Review legal documentation for capital sufficiency
  • Document regulatory policies

Core Skills and Knowledge

Technical knowledge & experience:

  • Expert knowledge of the Basel 3/ CRD IV rules and associated CP's (including practical application)
  • Very good knowledge of the final Basel standards published by the Basel Committee in December 2017 – Basel 3.1
  • Good understanding of CRRII rules and a good grasp on the PRA rulebook and how it interacts with onshored EU regulation
  • Good understanding of strategic capital concepts
  • Detailed financial markets product knowledge with regulatory rule book overlap
  • Good understanding of the structure of the balance sheet
  • Good knowledge of capital requirements under the advanced approach Is an advantage


  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Systematic approach in analysing and solving problems
  • Determination to ‘challenge' with the outcome of producing quality output
  • Ability to communicate at all levels of management
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines

As part of our collaborative & agile culture, our working week is 4 days in the office and one day remote.

Investec offers a range of wellbeing benefits to make our people feel healthier, balanced and more fulfilled in their lives inside and outside of work.

Here is a selection of what we offer;


Wellbeing Subsidy, Corporate Gym Membership, Virtual GP, Peppy Health App (Fertility, Menopause and Early Parenthood), Optional Private Medical & Dental Insurance


Non-contributory Pension & Discretionary Bonus

Life & Income Protection

Life Assurance, Critical Illness & Income Protection


Season Ticket Loan & Electric Vehicle Scheme 

Embedded in our culture is a sense of belonging and inclusion. This creates an environment in which everyone is free to be themselves which helps to drive innovation, creativity and ultimately business performance. At Investec we want everyone to find it easy to be themselves, and to feel they belong. It's a responsibility we all share and is integral to our purpose and values as an organisation.

We want our people to feel empowered to be themselves in an environment that supports them, enabling them to perform in “out of the ordinary” ways. Our culture places belonging and inclusion at its centre and our work environment is integral to this. If you require any adjustments to support you through the recruitment process, as well as supportive and flexible working arrangements to help you succeed with us, please let our recruitment team know.

Research shows that some candidates can be reluctant to apply to a role unless they meet all the criteria. We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit here and welcome you to do the same – if the role excites you, please don't let our person specification hold you back. Get in touch!

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London - 30 Gresham Street
30 Gresham Street, London, England, GB, EC2V 7QN
We commit to ensure that everyone is fairly assessed during our recruitment process. To assist candidates in completing the application form, Recite Me assistive technology is available on our Careers pages. This can be accessed by clicking on the ‘Accessibility Options’ link at the top of the page. The Recite Me tool includes a screen reader, styling and customisation options, a series of reading aids, a translator and more.

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Meet the recruiter

Charmaine Bannerman


We commit to ensure that everyone is fairly assessed during our recruitment process.

Let us know if you need any reasonable adjustments to complete your application.

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Private Medical Cover
Virtual GP
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Life Assurance