Compliance Analyst - Fixed Term Contract

  • Job Reference: 37814
  • Date Posted: 10 July 2024
  • Employer: idibu
  • Location: Reading
  • Salary: £45,000 to £48,000
  • Sector: Accounting & Finance
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

This is an exciting chance to join a high-profile team in a varied role as our Regulatory Compliance Analyst. You will be at the forefront in helping deliver several exciting initiatives.

You will benefit from being involved with all areas of the business, as well as having the opportunity to engage directly with senior management and external stakeholders on important issues.

This interesting role also offers a unique opportunity to learn more about the functioning of water regulation in England, and the operation of the largest water and wastewater company in the UK.

You will have the opportunity to use your excellent project management skills to assist with Thames Water’s continuous improvement.

You will have an opportunity to influence Thames Water’s overview and response to industry regulations and decisions.

Please note that this will be a fixed term/secondment appointment for between approximately 3-4 months.

What you’ll be doing as a Regulatory Compliance Analyst
  • Supporting the Regulatory Managers in monitoring and managing regulatory compliance, performance, and coordination.
  • Assisting in the rollout and review of self-certification for compliance assessment purposes.
  • Developing and testing maintenance processes.
  • Perform a ‘’Deep Dive’ analysis of evidence of compliance in areas of high risk to support the outcomes of the self-certification process.
  • Supporting Regulatory Managers in the delivery of key regulatory and environmental milestones.
What you should bring to the role
  • You should possess a background in utility regulation or compliance within a regulated environment with experience in how large, complex organisations deliver and monitor compliance.
  • Ideally, you will have an excellent understanding of how a regulated water business operates and be aware of recent regulatory developments specific to the water industry and how they impact water companies.
  • Ability to quickly understand and analyse the impact of new policy areas on the operation of the business.
  • Excellent communication and presentational skills and the ability to translate complex regulatory issues into clear, understandable terms.
  • Ability to think strategically with a keen eye for detail.
  • Good commercial awareness and proven influencing and negotiation skills are essential.

What’s in it for you?
  • Competitive salary between £45,000 - £48,000 per annum pro rata.
  • Annual Leave - 26 days holiday per year increasing to 30 with the length of service. (Plus bank holidays).
  • Contributory pension – Defined Contribution - Maximum of 12% -2x employee contribution.
  • Personal Medical Assessments – Open to all once a year.
  • Wider benefits scheme including our benefits hub, which is packed full of offers and information to save you money and support your wellbeing. 

Who are we?

At Thames Water, our purpose is crystal clear - to deliver life’s essential service so our customers, communities and planet can thrive.

Water is life’s great leveller. Every living thing needs it, every single day. From people to plants, birds to bees, farms to factories, we all need it to thrive, and we’re committed to taking care of it for us all.

But keeping water flowing is becoming harder. From scorching summers to wetter winters, extreme weather affects everything from our pipes to our local rivers. We need to keep millions more kettles boiling, public services operating, washing machines spinning, showers running and more, so every drop is more precious than ever. Are you ready to play your part?

Working at Thames Water

At Thames Water, we recognise that people are at the heart of our business. To help us succeed in providing life's essential service, we need a range of skills and capabilities, representative of society throughout our business.

We seek to attract and retain a cultural mix of people who can offer different but complementary attitudes, values, talents, and knowledge. We understand the importance of appreciating and harnessing the unique skills, experiences, backgrounds, and differences that each individual brings.

Our over-arching diversity and inclusion aim is to ensure Thames Water is a diverse and inclusive great place to work. We encourage applications from everyone and offer extra support for those who need it throughout the recruitment process.

Find out more about working at Thames Water.

When a crisis happens, we all rally around to support our customers. As part of Team Thames, you’ll have the opportunity to sign up to support our customers on the frontline as an ambassador. Full training will be given for what is undoubtedly an incredibly rewarding experience. It’s also a great opportunity to learn more about our business, meet colleagues and earn some extra money along the way.

Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive, we may close the advert earlier than the advertised date, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.