Senior Policy Advisor, Regulatory Affairs

2 months agoWashington, DC

Advocate for all investors

At Vanguard we've built our public policy advocacy program to support our mission to take a stand for all investors, to treat them fairly, and to give them the best chance for investment success . As a trusted representative for our company and our clients with regulators and other policymakers, you'll help ensure that the voice of investors is heard in Washington. Trusted policy advocacy and thought leadership is part of our identity, and as our Senior Regulatory Policy Advisor, you'll ensure we maintain it.

As a thought leader of the public policy team, you will ...

Champion the development of Vanguard's public policy positions on high-profile topics affecting asset managers in the U.S. and with multilateral bodies around the world. Current topics include environmental, social, governance (ESG) and mutual fund regulatory matters. The role will engage with key regulatory bodies including, but not limited to, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the Financial Stability Board, the International Organization of Securities Commissions and other multilateral flora. Lead the monitoring of regulatory changes, coordinate the development of strategies to advocate public policy goals, and influence trade association agendas and action plans. Lead conversations with Senior Leadership on the potential impact on our clients, the organization and all investors. Build and maintain strong working relationships with key governmental entities, professional and industry trade associations, and internal stakeholders. Manage the effective and timely communication of policy developments affecting various businesses and other stakeholders.

Speaking up for a company that cares

Vanguard is a leading provider of financial products and services to individual investors worldwide. We are an employer of choice that continually invests in the growth, development, and success of its employees over the course of their Vanguard careers. Known for our strong ethical business practices and client focus, Vanguard fosters a creative, team-oriented, and intellectually challenging environment, with a strong emphasis on collaboration, client service and relationship management.

What it Takes

  • Minimum 8 years public policy experience in the financial services industry
  • Working knowledge of the regulatory structure for mutual funds and/or ESG policy expertise
  • Graduate degree (J.D or M.P.P.)
  • Demonstrated ability to influence senior management and impact decision-making
  • Demonstrated track record of providing business-focused solutions that combine excellent judgment, creativity, risk-taking, and technical expertise
  • Shares Vanguard's values, including unmatched ethical standards, teamwork, client service, work ethic and positive attitude
About Vanguard

We are Vanguard. Together, we're changing the way the world invests.

For us, investing doesn't just end in value. It starts with values. Because when you invest with courage, when you invest with clarity, and when you invest with care, you can get so much more in return. We invest with purpose - and that's how we've become a global market leader. Here, we grow by doing the right thing for the people we serve. And so can you.

We want to make success accessible to everyone. This is our opportunity. Let's make it count.

Inclusion Statement

Vanguard's continued commitment to diversity and inclusion is firmly rooted in our culture. Every decision we make to best serve our clients, crew (internally employees are referred to as crew), and communities is guided by one simple statement: "Do the right thing."

We believe that a critical aspect of doing the right thing requires building diverse, inclusive, and highly effective teams of individuals who are as unique as the clients they serve. We empower our crew to contribute their distinct strengths to achieving Vanguard's core purpose through our values.

When all crew members feel valued and included, our ability to collaborate and innovate is amplified, and we are united in delivering on Vanguard's core purpose.

Our core purpose: To take a stand for all investors, to treat them fairly, and to give them the best chance for investment success.

Job ID: Vanguard-133491

Perks and Benefits

  • Financial And Retirement
    • 401(k)
    • 401(k) with company matching
    • performance bonus
    • relocation assistance
  • Health And Wellness
    • health reimbursement account
    • health insurance
    • dental insurance
    • vision insurance
    • life insurance
    • short-term disability
    • long-term disability
    • HSA account
    • HSA with employer contribution
    • wellness program
    • fitness subsidies
    • on-site gym
    • FSA account
  • Office Life And Perks
    • flexible work hours
    • remote work opportunities
    • commuter benefits program
    • casual dress
    • happy hours
    • snacks
    • some meals provided
    • diversity and inclusion program
    • company outings
  • Professional Development
    • tuition reimbursement
    • mentor program
    • shadowing opportunities
    • access to online courses
    • promote from within
    • learning and development stipend
  • Vacation And Time Off
    • paid vacation
    • paid holidays
    • personal/sick days
    • maternity leave
    • paternity leave