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Compliance Officer

Business Department:  Corporate Operations
Location: 

London, GB

Partners Group is a global private markets investment manager, serving over 1,000 institutional investors. We have USD 119 billion in assets under management and more than 1,500 professionals across 20 offices worldwide. We realize potential in private markets by financing and developing great companies, desirable real estate and essential infrastructure. We create value in our investments through active and long-term responsible ownership.

What it's about

In your role you will be responsible for supporting Partners Group's Head of Compliance UK and the Global Co-Heads of Compliance in ensuring that Partners Group's two FCA-licensed firms comply with their legal and regulatory obligations under the UK financial services regime. You will work as part of a team of three responsible for the UK as part of a global team of more than twenty people. The UK compliance function is responsible for all aspects of regulatory compliance on behalf of an alternative investment fund manager ("AIFM") and a MiFID investment firm. This is a broad role in which you are expected to take ownership for your work. It consists of a mixture between providing regulatory advice, performing hands-on compliance tasks, dealing with policy matters and working on new regulatory implementation projects. Partners Group is a growing, dynamic fund management group, which translates into a challenging working environment with numerous opportunities to expand your domestic and international regulatory knowledge and experience.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Identifying, understanding and interpreting UK financial services legislation and regulation (with a particular focus on public markets regulatory topics)
  • Advising the Head of Compliance UK and more senior team members on the firm’s obligations and how to meet those obligations
  • Ensuring adherence to the firm’s obligations
  • Drafting policies, reports and similar documents
  • Carrying out trading monitoring, including best execution, allocation and market abuse monitoring
  • Ensuring that regulatory reporting completed accurately and filed on time
  • Ensuring that the UK compliance programme is compatible with the firm’s global compliance programme, aims and culture
  • Assisting with the corporate administration and organisation of the firm’s UK entities
  • Monitoring and responding to regulatory developments in the UK
  • Ad-hoc support, whether on UK or international matters, as required by colleagues ranging from the Head of Compliance UK to the CEO

What we expect
  • 3- 5 year of working as an experienced compliance officer within asset management
  • Strong knowledge of the FCA rules and an understanding of MiFID and/or AIFMD is necessary
  • Experience of public markets regulatory topics is essential (MIFIR and MAR) (e.g. trading & execution topics such as best execution and allocation, transaction reporting, market abuse)
  • Experience in collaterised loan obligation products is a strong advantage
  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal and project & task management skills to manage multiple projects at any one time
  • Team player and collaborative approach is a must
  • Self-motivated, proactive, intellectually curious individual with strong desire to learn and succeed
  • A small amount of travel may be necessary but is not a core part of the role
 

www.partnersgroup.com


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