Project Manager - Risk & Compliance

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About Fastmarkets

Fastmarkets is an independent commodity pricing and information organisation with over 500 staff. We are fuelled by values that brings us all together and are united by a collective passion to make a difference. We are supported by a working model that we call “Working 3.0” that is based on flexibility and trust, which allows us to bring our best selves to work every day.

Fastmarkets is the most trusted Price Reporting Agency (PRA) in the metals, mining, agriculture, forest products, and energy transition markets. Our price data, forecasts, and market analyses give our customers strategic advantage in complex, volatile, often opaque markets. Our events provide forums for market participants to come together, trade, and talk through the critical issues of our times.

We are making a difference. Fastmarkets works to create transparent commodity markets through our reliable and trusted price data and market intelligence. The markets we serve are central to how economies work and are essential for our lives. By doing this, Fastmarkets helps our customers build a more sustainable world. We are built on a 130-year foundation while bringing a digital platform to market, combining the currency of trust with the power of digital.

Most importantly, we are fuelled by our teams that, across the globe, making the amazing possible. With a deep sense of purpose and belonging, we are building an extraordinary future – together. If you would like to help build the future, we hope you will join us on our journey.

Fastmarkets was founded in 1913 (as Metal Bulletin) and is a privately held UK-registered company. It is owned by global private equity firm Astorg, a specialist investor in healthcare, software, technology, business services and technology-based industrial companies.

About the role

The role will require a proactive attitude to effectively prioritise and scope work, agree outcomes and deliver according to timescales, often managing multiple activities in parallel.

Principle accountabilities

Plan and drive completion of all Risk and Compliance deliverables on a large project identifying key areas of scope, actively managing risks, and highlighting any issues

Set up and manage the planning and delivery of Risk & Compliance activities relating to company acquisitions

To structure and/or review internal and industry best practices, Risk/Compliance guidance and make recommendations

Lead the review of Global Compliance policies based on Fastmarkets business and the changing regulatory environment

Advise and manage the implementation of controls and processes to ensure compliance with relevant regulatory requirements

To assist with the documentation of internal policies and procedures.

About you

We recruit talented, dynamic people with diverse backgrounds and experiences, all united by a belief in our mission to provide the world’s leading and most trusted price reporting, events, and intelligence service for the markets we serve. We’re proud to be an equal opportunities employer and are committed to creating a fully inclusive workplace, where everyone feels able to participate and contribute meaningfully. You must be open-minded, curious, resilient, and solutions-oriented, and committed to promoting equality.

If you're excited about the role but your experience, skills or qualifications don't perfectly align, we encourage you to apply anyway.

Proven experience compliance experience

Ability to operate at all levels within the firm

Self-motivated, strong organisation and communication skills including diplomacy in offering challenge

Critical problem-solving skills and the ability to make informed decisions quickly

Excellent time management skills with the ability to multitask

A completer/finisher who is tenacious in achieving goals and reaching deadlines

Knowledge of current techniques in operational risk management, controls, and operational soundness

Knowledge of IOSCO/BMR would be advantageous.

Our values

Fastmarkets people come from all different walks of life. It’s this mix of brilliant personalities, experiences and insights that gives us that warm, open, and friendly culture you can feel as soon as you meet us. But however wonderfully different we all are, there are six things we all have in common – and they form our Fastmarkets values.

Created by our own employees to reflect some of the personal traits that Fastmarkets people have, our values are key to what makes our culture unique. They reflect who each of us are and they're embedded in everything we do.

Our values are:

METRICS DRIVEN. We use insights to improve our customers’ experience and our business performance

ACCOUNTABLE. We are accountable to ourselves and those we work with: we keep our promises and get things done

GROWTH MINDSET. This value enables us to be nimble to the changing realities and operate with a sense of urgency

INCLUSIVE. We are inclusive and respectful, celebrating each of us and giving everyone a deep sense of belonging with the desire to bring their best self to work every day.

CUSTOMER CENTRIC. We are customer-centric in all that we do

COLLABORATIVE. We are collaborative, able to work across teams and capitalise on the diversity of intellect, perspectives, and experiences.

You’ve read a little about us – now it’s over to you!

If you like what you’ve read so far and think you can see yourself as a Fastmarkets person, it’s time to fill in your application form. This form is an important part of the selection process: it’s used to determine whether or not you’ll be chosen to have an interview and acts as a basis for the questions we’ll ask you on the day. It’s vital that you try to capture all the relevant information we have asked for on the form so we can get a good feel for who you are and why you’re great.

Closing date for applications: 12th December 2022

Location: London, UK

Contract type: 6- 9 month fixed-term contract

Job Type
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