Product Governance Manager

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Product Governance Manager

Marketing & Product Department

Swindon - Hybrid


About the role


In this role, you will support and continue to embed the Product Governance Framework within Arval UK, whilst supporting the Product Managers with identifying gaps or issues with our regulated consumer products and monitoring remedial actions. You will ensure our Product Managers understand the part they play with Governance, whilst being on hand to support and offer advice, so guaranteeing adherence to the relevant policies and procedures that you will own.

In addition, you will ensure our systems and controls are in place, throughout the entire product lifecycle, and meet both FCA & HMRC regulatory requirements. 


Finally yet importantly, you will support good customer outcomes, fair value, market appropriate, fit for purpose products and services while championing a controls-based mind-set.




What’s in it for you?


This role is comes with a basic salary up to £57,000 and being at pay zone level B2, an additional £4,600 (max) bonus + company car/ £5,500pa cash allowance.


We operate a hybrid working option, which means you can equally (50:50) split your time between our office in Swindon and home once you are fully up to speed.




You will also enjoy the outstanding benefits including;


·         Private Healthcare (AXA PPP)

·         Life Assurance

·         Company Pension scheme

·         A range of personal flexible benefits

·         25 days holiday, your birthday off plus bank holidays

·         Free Parking (when on-site)

·         Free Gym on-site

·         Access to great discounts on our products and services

·         To celebrate your 1st year you can enjoy a ½ holiday or a £75 Love2Shop voucher

·         Paid eye tests and £50 towards your lenses

·         Volunteering days

Charity Fundraising

About You

We are looking for someone experienced in a similar Governance role within an FCA regulated business, who understands current consumer regulation and legislation. A robust understanding of what best practice looks like, along with experience implementing and imbedding a Governance framework is highly desirable.


Credible communication skills will aid your ability to quickly build long lasting relationships; from chairing meetings to collaborating with stakeholders across the business, having finely tuned elements of tenacity and resilience will play a huge part in your success too.


Lastly, a delivery-focused mind-set combined with analytical and attention to detail capabilities, will hugely aid your success.



Key Skills required:

  • Practiced implementing and embedding a Governance Framework
  • Experienced in FCA regulatory environment
  • Effective communication skills
  • Structured approach in your work – accuracy is important
  • Capability to build relationships with stakeholders at all levels
  • High levels of resilience and tenacity





Application process


Following your application, one of our internal recruitment professionals will contact you. The next stage will be a Video Screen where you can tell us more about your relevant experience and specific interest. Final stage will be a face-to-face interview in our Swindon office.




About Us


We are Europe’s No.1 vehicle leasing provider with a clear vision for sustainable mobility. Mobility is as simple as someone moving from point A to point B, however and whenever they choose. We know that for 2021 and beyond, being innovative and creative, developing existing products and introducing new ones quickly into the mix is what our customers want, whilst we also focus on leading the way forward on Climate Action within the mobility industry. Luckily, at Arval, we have an excellent pedigree in all things mobility, and the launch of our five-year plan, Arval Beyond, puts us out in front, leading the way. Find out more about our plan here: Arval Beyond

We truly believe all our Journey Makers help us shape our story – and make history in the process. Come, join our family, and be part of it too.


Culturally, we are a friendly bunch - more human, than corporate. We expect a lot but know that works both ways so offer our Journey Makers a fantastic employee experience end to end.


We are proud to celebrate the diverse nature of our customers and our hugely diverse teams, where everyone feels safe to be their authentic self. We support all our local communities and groups and actively encourage people from underrepresented backgrounds to apply to become part of our family. We do not discriminate based on race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, marital status, disability or age – or any other category you can think of, and we have a strong “speak up” culture through which we support and ally with all group our Journey Makers identify with.


We are a family-friendly employer with a culture based on trust, autonomy and flexibility and believe everyone has a voice and the opportunity to make an impact.


Here is a recent video we put together that shows life at Arval: The Journey Makers

About Arval BNP Paribas:

Founded in 1989 and fully owned by BNP Paribas, Arval specialises in full service vehicle leasing. Arval offers its customers – large international corporates, SMEs and professionals – tailored solutions that optimise their employees’ mobility and outsource the risks associated with fleet management. Expert advice and service quality, which are the foundations of Arval’s customer promise, are delivered in 29 countries by over 6,500 employees. Arval’s total leased fleet adds up to 1,103,835 vehicles throughout the world (December 2017).

Arval is a founding member of the Element-Arval Global Alliance, the longest standing strategic alliance in the fleet management industry and the worldwide leader with 3 million vehicles in 50 countries. Within BNP Paribas, Arval belongs to the Retail Banking core activity.