Our client, a national Financial Planning organisation, currently seeks to recruit for a Training & Competency Consultant to join their business. This role will be home based with regular travel between offices.
As a Regional Development Consultant, your role will be to coach, train, develop and monitor the performance of the businesses Financial Advisers to ensure that clients receive an outstanding service and that all regulatory requirements and standards are met and maintained.
You will also ensure that all Advisers demonstrate appropriate levels of knowledge, skills and expertise to undertake their role competently in line with the businesses Training and Competence programme and TCF strategy.
Manage the training and development of a team of the businesses IFA's
Conduct induction training for IFAs joining the company
Participate in role-play assessment of IFAs
Manage and supervise IFAs' performance and provide appropriate levels of oversight from non-competent to competent status
Undertaking training needs analysis to identify training gaps in skills and knowledge
Investigate areas of underperformance, report findings and recommended remedial action
Prepare development plans to address learning needs
Conduct Observation and Assessment of IFAs' advisory skills to demonstrate their ongoing competency, and to identify training needs
Undertake pre-sale and post-sale client file reviews, instructing remedial action and identifying areas for development
Gather appropriate management information to enable appropriate assessment of IFAs' performance against KPIs
Hold 1:1 development meetings with IFAs
Provide compliance advice and guidance to assist the IFAs to maintain their knowledge of regulatory requirements
Ensure IFAs undertake appropriate levels of CPD tailored to learning needs ad which meets minimum regulatory requirements
Liaise with Adviser Regional Managers t ensure rounded approach to IFAs' development
Liaise with Group Compliance and Risk Director / Regulatory Risk Manager on regulatory matters of potential concern or risk in a timely manner, and assist in regulatory projects as directed
Report on supervision activity, issues and trends to ensure the Chief Risk Officer is regularly informed and that TCF is embedded in the business.
Experience and core skills
Strong T and D background
Previous experience of an RDC / Field Supervisor role
Up to date compliance and risk management knowledge
People management skills - including coaching and mentoring
Strong and effective communication skills
You will be offered a package of up to £45,000 base salary, along with a comprehensive benefits package.