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Project Director, Competition Policy

Project Director, Competition Policy

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    London, England

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    Up to £85648.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits

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    Claire Stradling

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    3 months ago

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Project Director - Competition Policy



  • Do you have experience of UK competition policy and regulation landscape?
  • Do you have experience of drafting high quality, complex policy proposals and analysis?
  • Can you demonstrate you have consulted and liaised with a range of senior stakeholders relating to competition policy and procedures?

Our client is a regulator and responsible for setting the UK's Corporate Governance and Stewardship Codes. AS Project Director - Competition Policy you will develop the organisations competition policy thinking and provide support to BEIS to get to the right outcome in responding to the CMA report, and building capacity, competition and resilience in the market for statutory audit services. Over time, the role will transition from policy development to delivery of the new regulator's competition objective and monitoring and reporting against that.

Duties will include -

  • Engagement with UK regulatory authorities, audit stakeholders and the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy to develop competition policy for the UK statutory audit services market;
  • Development of policy options to deliver competition in the statutory audit services market through concurrent regulation;
  • Provision of policy advice to the organisation and BEIS on the development of competition objective and mechanisms to assess and report against that objective periodically;
  • Provision of policy advice of the development of necessary legislative powers;
  • Enhances the reputation of the organisation through supporting the delivery of competition-related Kingman milestones;
  • Provides advice and influence on major policy initiatives as required

To be considered for this role, your experience will include -

  • Understanding of UK competition policy and regulation landscape, including concurrent regulation and legal framework.
  • Previous experience of developing policy for a competition framework or similar.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills including experience of drafting high quality, complex policy proposals and analysis.
  • Determination and self-motivation to pursue matters and make robust decisions.
  • Skilled in staff management, supervision and development, including proven ability to manage staff and work well with others at all levels, within and across teams, to achieve results.
  • Ability to demonstrate strategic leadership and influence at a senior level.
  • Experience within a regulator, competition authority, government body or economics agency
  • An awareness or experience within audit or accountancy would be beneficial (although not essential)

This is a very exciting time to join this organisation as they transform into a new body. You will enjoy working subject matter experts, with a family feel, strong work/life balance and diverse employer


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