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IMC Panel member - Financial Markets and Institutions specialism

Signup Deadline: 24-08-2020
Starts: 07-09-2020
Ends: 31-12-2021


No of new member volunteers



40-50 hours per year

Reports to:

IMC Panel Chair and CFA UK Qualifications Manager


 The profession's benchmark entry-level qualification, the IMC is used by leading investment firms to demonstrate competence for regulatory purposes. The FinIMC offers an excellent foundation to careers in the investment profession. Many IMC holders continue their professional development by studying for the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Program. The IMC is an FCA Appropriate Qualification for the activity of ‘Managing Investments’. CFA UK is the Awarding Organisation for the IMC qualification.

 The main role of the IMC Panel is to ensure the IMC qualification is fit for purpose, valid, and applicable to the investment industry. This is achieved through the review of both the IMC exam itself, plus the Official Training Manual which is the study material provided by CFA UK.


Main activities: 

  • To input into and determine the IMC syllabus
  • To review and provide feedback on examination questions
  • To review and provide feedback on the IMC study materials


Who are we looking for? 

  • Two practitioners with demonstrable knowledge and experience in Financial Markets and Institutions
  • Availability for around seven meetings throughout the membership year
  • Ability to work with a group to shape ideas.


What you will gain: 

  • Insight into qualification development and delivery and you will help define and determine the requirements and set the competency standards for those entering the sector.
  • Build your profile within the CFA UK network of volunteers, the wider membership and the industry
  • The opportunity to meet an interesting and engaged group of fellow practitioners from a range of sectors
  • Obtain insight into qualification development and delivery
  • Help define and determine the requirements and set the competency standards for those entering the sector
  • Opportunity to meet and network with other like-minded investment professionals
  • Volunteering brings a “shared experience” amongst peers that has long lasting benefits for your career

Volunteers Needed:

1 (1 open slot)

Experience Required:

4 - 6 Years Industry Experience


Marissa Charles