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The Role Responsibilities
The Senior Business & Regulatory Communications Lead is responsible for the overall management of critical work streams attached to a Global Corporate Entity Restructure Programme, currently underway in the ASA Region. The key accountabilities of this role include:
· Manage the Regulatory & Compliance work stream plans and deliverables working alongside the Business Work Stream Lead including:
o co-ordinating inputs/artefacts required for regulatory application submissions from other work streams and functions attached to the wider project.
o Understanding, and clarifying submission requirements at a detailed level and closing out the open queries/actions required with Country Regulators and external counsel where ambiguity exists. Documenting and tracking such actions across different country processes to closure and submission.
o Follow up as central point of contact on any regulator queries attached to the submissions, co-ordinating with the Country Compliance Officers to ensure expedient and articulate responses are provided.
o Own and manage the relationship with Country and Regional business facing teams to facilitate gathering inputs and requirements from those teams and ensuring the content is reviewed and applicable to the requirements of the regulatory submission.
o Producing proper tracking documents to ensure clear ownership, delivery dates etc are transparent and owners within the plan are accountable for their deliverables. Hold regular meetings to ensure status is regularly reviewed and tracked.
o Manage Compliance project artefacts and submissions into programme governance (RAID, status reporting, project plan updates etc) to ensure a transparent view of progress is provided into the ASA Rubik PSC.
o Co-ordinate and manage cross dependencies with other work stream PM’S/Leads to ensure regulatory submissions run to plan (e.g. Board Updates, resolutions, approvals etc)
· Manage the Communications plan including:
o update central project communications packs, draft quarterly board and other Governance Committee updates, regulator updates etc.
o Own project updates into other Board, Risk and Management team as required outside the quarterly Board communications.
o Ensuring provision of baseline comms to all stakeholders to ensure they have a central starting point to facilitate their respective updates.
o Own and drive the projects Communications Plan including quarterly updates and work with Business & Legal to support definition of strategy and approach for client communications as part of the Business Impact stream of work.
· Manage the internal “Changes to Corporate group Structure (“CGCS”) approval process to completion and sign-off:
o Draft Transaction description using inputs from programme and required functional SME’s.
o Co-ordinate draft of document against agreed scope and facilitate review and edits to final draft for approval by stakeholder panel.
o Actively review and challenge project SME’s to ensure ambiguity is removed, risks are appropriately identified and captured and any conflicting commentary is aligned.
o Facilitate sign-off by plan date and archive said approvals.
o Draft Board Paper summary and review with key stakeholders to finalise.
o Host regular update meetings to ensure progress is tracked and milestones are met.
· Manage the internal Change Risk Assessment (“CRA”) process to completion and sign-off.
o Own and manage the Delivery Risk component of the CRA working closely with Group and Country OR contacts, as well as the overall Programme Manager.
o Facilitate process risk assessments across the respective work streams by producing and tracking a detailed plan for completion.
o Reporting/escalating any delays that might impact overall go-live dates.
o Manage any issues or concerns raised by the OR Contacts to resolution.
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