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Training & Competence Manager (SMCR)

Oakleaf Partnership
City of London, England
£75000 - £85000 per annum
Closing date
13 Jun 2022

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Training & Competence Manager

Wealth Management

£75,000 - £85,000 + bonus


City of London

I have partnered with a Global Wealth Management firm in their search for a newly created Training & Competence Manager role to sit within their HR department. This role will have a direct report & will be pivotal in the firm maintaining effective training and competence arrangements across the firm & ensuring the SMCR arrangements are complying with requirements.


  • Maintain practical and effective T&C policy and procedures.
  • Maintain practical and effective SMCR policy and procedures.
  • Communicate policy and procedures to the business, delivering training and support to ensure good understanding.
  • Provide senior management with relevant and timely information on the effectiveness of and compliance with UK policies and procedures .
  • Lead the management of fitness and propriety assessment and certification processes for staff newly appointed to certification functions
  • Lead the management of the annual fitness & propriety assessment and certification processes.
  • Support the Head of HR to and oversee effective arrangements for complying with the Senior Managers Regime including drafting and updating relevant documentation.
  • Monitor completion of SM&CR activities and report progress to senior management
  • Oversee the keeping of accurate and comprehensive centralised records.
  • Maintain and develop processes for the measurement of competence within Investment Management and Financial Planning divisions
  • Maintain and develop processes to ensure relevant employees hold Statements of Professional Standing.
  • Ensure training & development needs are appropriately identified.
  • Support the business to identify and deliver relevant continuing professional development.
  • Support the business to identify relevant professional qualifications and coordinate study support and exam booking.
  • Implement practical and effective training solutions, measuring and reporting on the return on investment.
  • Manage the provision of appropriate continuing professional development activities via the CPD programme, ensuring that it is accessible to and meets the needs of all team members.
  • Notify the compliance function of changes which require a Directory Persons report to be made to the FCA.
  • Draft FCA returns relating to training, competence and conduct within the timescales prescribed.


  • Excellent knowledge of training and competence and SMCR
  • Experience of using HR information Systems
  • Proficient in Word, Excel and Power point.
  • Good understanding of HR policies & procedures
  • Understanding of the importance and impact of the regulatory framework within which wealth management sits
  • Excellent understanding of the Senior Manager & Certification Regime and Training & Competence requirements in financial services
  • Good understanding of relevant employment law & practical application of this in a work context


Oakleaf Partnership is the UK’s largest independent HR recruitment consultancy. Founded in 2005, we have built enduring relationships with HR functions across every sector; thanks in part to our expertise, but also our collaborative approach. We listen. We share our insights. We take the time to truly understand the culture of an organisation – the person behind a CV.

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