Training & Competency Manager (RDR Level 4 qualified) required to join an expanding IFA business on the Isle of Man in a permanent capacity, to lead the IFA team and ensure the highest level of advice is provided to clients. The role holder will work closely with and undertake technical direction from the Managing Director to ensure smooth application of the Training & Competency regime to high level standards
Supervise advisers within your span of control.
Lead a successful, motivated, compliant regulated team by setting defined objectives and conduct appraisals to measure achievement.
Provide suitability of advice oversight and supervise team according to experience. Work closely with Compliance to resolve regulated complaints in a timely manner.
Identify knowledge or skills gaps and apply coherent plans to close any gaps identified.
Support adviser Induction Training, to assist in the development of new entrants' knowledge of compliant behaviours towards competent status by 'close supervision' monitoring.
Support IFAs in developing their business goals & objectives. Demonstrate and share knowledge and understanding.
Maintain accurate records relating to T&C and related matters.
Support the firm's Compliance function, to coordinate, oversee and support complaint cases.
To provide oversight of pre review cases prior to final sign-off by the Managing Director.
To supervise and monitor business risks in accordance with regulatory requirements and internal procedures. Complete tasks in accordance with the Training and Competence scheme.
Control and, as necessary, input into the production, maintenance and quality of the content of Financial Planning Reports.
Provide coaching to both IFAs and Client Managers in order to drive up excellence throughout the Company.
To demonstrate and apply technical skills, market and product knowledge to a level that will support business development.
Keep abreast of regulatory and legislative requirements and be prompt to act on relevant changes.
Skills & Experience:
Proven experience gained at a senior level within an IFA, banking or regulatory environment with a highly developed understanding and knowledge of all areas of financial planning.
Experience in training, coaching and constructive feedback.
Well-developed written communication skills, able to construct logical, clear and concise documentation appropriate to given audience.
Understand current regulations and how they apply to clients.
Qualified to RDR level 4 or above.
Hours & Benefits:
Market rate salary and comprehensive benefits.