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Location: Hybrid with offices in Croydon and the City

We're a public corporation, set up by the Pensions Act 2004 and run by an independent Board. Our purpose is to protect the future of millions of people throughout the UK who belong to defined benefit pension schemes. When these schemes fail, we’re ready to help. We do this by paying our members, charging a levy and investing for the long term. 


About the role

The main duties of the Chief Executive Officer are: 

  • Lead the organisation on the next phase of its journey and mentor leaders throughout the business to ensure it delivers on its current and future strategic goals
  • Achieve a high-performance culture in line with the values of the organisation
  • Maintain the delivery of a high-quality operational service to all stakeholders with a focus on members and levy payers

You'll also continually promote a culture of inclusion, accountability and collaboration, ensure the organisation delivers on its Sustainability goals, ensure the efficient and effective deployment of the resources. You'll work closely with the Chairman and the Board to ensure there is a strong understanding of the risks facing the organisation and that these risks are appropriately managed.

Required experience, knowledge and skills 

The essential requirements for this role include: 

  • Proven track record of significant achievement as a CEO/Senior Leader preferably from a financial services environment
  • Board level decision making
  • Leadership experience that shows commitment to a diverse, collaborative and inclusive culture
  • Expert knowledge of the financial and risk characteristics of defined benefit schemes and their interrelations with the broader economy and the regulatory environment
  • Awareness of government policy and issues of public concern relating to state and non-state pensions
  • The ability to convey a vision with drive, commitment and integrity
  • To develop and shape the strategic direction of the organisation, influencing at senior levels in Central Government and industry
  • Excellent analytical skills and clarity of thinking with the ability to understand highly complex information


How to apply

We've appointed Norman Broadbent to help us recruit for this role. To find out more or to apply, please contact:

Victoria Oldham - Principal, Norman Broadbent [email protected] +44 (0) 7483 015 581

Kevin Davidson - Chief Executive Officer, Norman Broadbent [email protected] 

Ben Berry - Senior Associate, Norman Broadbent [email protected] 

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