Michael Page - Policy

Head of Cases (Regulatory, Civil & Criminal)

England, East Sussex, Brighton
Up to £85,000 per annum
03 Jan 2019
17 Jan 2019
Kas Rothwell
Legal, Risk / Compliance, Strategy
Contract Type

Head of Cases (Regulatory, Civil & Criminal)

Client Details

Pensions Regulator


I am currently recruiting a Head of Cases (Regulatory, Civil & Criminal) with the Pensions Regulator. You will lead and be accountable for our cases function that delivers appropriate enforcement action(s) where breaches have been identified. The role-holder will also actively conduct the highest profile and most complex cases including building external relationships with highest profile/riskiest cases and leading on some cases.

  • Ensure delivery of robust, high quality enforcement on cases for TPR including taking strategic decisions on high profile/particularly contentious/novel/complex areas
  • Manage the portfolio of all ongoing cases to ensure they are progressed as efficiently as possible, are adequately resourced and have clear success factors
  • Actively conduct the highest profile and most complex cases, as well as being the point of escalation of all cases
  • Have strong external relationships with highest profile/riskiest cases in particular with targets and their advisors, as well as key internal stakeholders
  • Ensure members of the function are suitably skilled to undertake case work in all areas including regulatory, civil and criminal work
  • Develop and deliver operational plans to manage resourcing within the area including delivering regular MI reporting against targets, meeting budget and management of performance
  • Team successful in delivering to KPIs while identifying and reacting to risks appropriately


You will:

  • Extensive experience of leading complex regulatory, civil or criminal cases
  • Extensive experience of using a broad range of tools to achieve a positive regulatory outcome in complex/high profile cases, including settlement and powers, including experience of using risk mitigation strategies and techniques
  • Advanced negotiation skills with demonstrable experience of negotiation and influencing at a senior level in a commercial, legal or regulatory environment
  • Leadership experience of leading through change, fostering cultural change, embedding a continuous improvement culture and developing a high performing team
  • Experience of working under pressure and managing external public scrutiny
  • Operational management of people and process including managing a team of professionals, and ensuring functional issues and interests are addressed throughout the broader organization
  • Awareness of relevant aspects of investigation techniques and legal requirements

Job Offer

£85,000 plus excellent benefits

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