Master Agreement Negotiator

Resource Management - Royal London
65000.00 - 87000.00 GBP Annual
20 Apr 2017
27 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A 150 year old company founded on the principles of self-reliance and community, Royal London is the UK's largest mutual pensions, insurance and investment company. Group businesses provide around 9.1 million policies and employ 3,106 people across operations in London, Bath, Edinburgh, Wilmslow, Glasgow and Reading, with Group funds under management of GBP101 billion as at 30 September.

Owned by our members, rather than by shareholders, our financial performance is robust over both the short and long term. Our aim is to become the most trusted and recommended provider of insurance and investment products in the eyes of our customers.

The purpose of this role is to manage the negotiation of master agreements (new and amendments to existing agreements) for the Royal London Group. You will negotiate a broad range of documentation including ISDA master agreements and credit support annex, Master FX agreements, EMIR regulatory letters, GMRA, GMSLA and other regulatory focused documents.

Key Responsibilities:

* Management of pipeline of derivatives related master agreements Negotiating ISDA master agreement and Credit Support Annex.
* Negotiating GMRA, GMSLA, Master FX Agreements.
* Papering clients with additional documentation which is required from a regulatory perspective (eg for EMIR)
* Development of a negotiation guide for the master agreements and a key terms tracker in respect of the master agreements
* Development of a negotiation guide for the master agreements and a key terms tracker in respect of the master agreements
* Understand Risk Appetite statements and how they apply to the business area
* Ensure key business risks are fully understood, controlled and mitigated to ensure local plans are delivered and we meet our regulatory requirements

Key Skills & Experience required:

* Significant knowledge of the legal and regulatory requirements associated with and experience in negotiating ISDA Master Agreements and Credit Support Annexes, Master FX Agreements, EMIR Regulatory Letters, Global Master Repurchase Agreements (GMRAs) and Global Master Stock Lending Agreements (GMSLAs)
* As an experienced master agreement negotiator you will have extensive experience within a busy negotiation team
* Strong communication skills
* Strong organisational skills with an ability to prioritise their workload
* Ability to deal with multiple negotiations at the one time
* Gravitas to liaise with the derivatives Front Office and operations teams