Association of British Insurers

Policy Assistant, Conduct Regulation

Want to help make a genuine difference for UK insurers and their customers?

We’re looking for Policy Assistant, Conduction Regulation to support the conduct regulation team’s work to deliver a fair, proportionate and risk based conduct regulatory framework which works to deliver good outcomes for consumers and industry. You’ll tangibly see how your team guide and effect policy across a huge section of the industry.

You don’t need to have prior expertise in insurance to apply – we can help your learning and development in this area.

Your role:

Reporting to the Manager, Conduct Regulation, the core of your role will be to support the team on various General Insurance, Long Term Savings and UK and international conduct regulation issues

Day to day you will:

· Complete high-quality research and analysis to help formulate persuasive policy positions.

· Support and co-ordinate the conduct team’s event programme, web pages and weekly newsletter.

· Update members on relevant regulatory developments at UK, and international level and produce agreed ABI views when necessary.

· Prepare initial drafts of policy papers and summary documents.

· Contribute to policy development work with members, including providing proactive and efficient secretariat to working groups/committees.

· Monitor and help to influence the development of FCA initiatives in coordination with colleagues across the ABI and update members when necessary.

· Attend, participate and support relevant Committees and Panels.

· Provide organisational support and coordination for team-wide processes and projects.

The role is based at the Association of British Insurers, located in the City of London.

Where can this role take you?

Wherever possible, we encourage our staff to develop their careers internally. The next natural step for you in this role would be a Policy Adviser – but this is flexible.

With a collaborative environment, the fantastic exposure you have to people and leaders in the industry and the knowledge you’ll build on a range of regulatory and policy issues, the ABI is a great place to advance your career.

We’re looking for:

You’ll be interested in developing knowledge on international and UK insurance focused conduct regulation issues. We work in an open plan, collaborative environment so you’ll need a confident and proactive communication style. You’ll be comfortable managing various different projects and most importantly, be able to quickly digest and analyse complex documents, making it accessible for others.

What training and benefits are offered?

On your first day you’ll be met by our HR team for a full company induction. You’ll then have inductions to get you up to speed with anything from Events to how our finances work, plus one to ones with relevant colleagues. Everyone goes on the CII Introduction to Insurance course and will receive plenty of on the job training. We host various Staff Learning Events throughout the year and you will be able to attend relevant ABI and industry events.

Additional training will be driven by your own personal needs and ambitions and we have a range of courses as part of our Learning and Development offering.

More detail on our company benefits can be found here.


Please apply via the link below and our system will walk you through everything you need to do. The deadline for applications is Wednesday 18 September 2019, 23:59.

Please note that as part of your application, we may ask questions regarding your background to support our commitment to maintaining diversity and inclusion in our workforce. This includes building an accurate picture of the make-up of the workforce in encouraging equality and diversity. Answering these questions is entirely voluntary and the information you provide will stay confidential, and be stored securely. Access is limited to only relevant and necessary staff members. You can find out how we use your personal information by reading our candidate Privacy Notice.:

About us:

The ABI is the voice of the UK’s world leading insurance and long-term savings industry. A productive, inclusive and thriving sector, we are an industry that provides peace of mind to households and businesses across the UK and powers the growth of local and regional economies by enabling trade, risk taking, investment and innovation.

As the leading Trade Association for the Insurance industry, we have an Associate Membership proposition for different stakeholders, many of whom are non-insurers. We recognise how important our relationships are with many non-insurers, so we have developed a proposition for different stakeholders to give them Associate Membership of the ABI with the services on offer reflecting their different interests and perspectives.

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Role posted - 2019-09-04T08:58:53Z 9:58am, 4th Sep 2019 BST