28 days ago
About this opportunity:
The drive for closer collaboration and partnership between UK public sector pension funds led to the creation of the Brunel Pensions Partnership (Brunel) in July 2017, which amalgamates the investment management activities of Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) Funds of the administering authorities of Avon, Buckinghamshire, Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, the Environment Agency, Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire, Somerset and Wiltshire.
The FCA-authorised company manages the investments of the ten Brunel LGPS funds, which total approximately £30 billion.
Brunel is seeking an independent Non-Executive Director (NED) with recent accountancy/audit experience to chair the Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee (ARC). The successful candidate will join the independent Chair and two existing independent NEDs.
Brunel is committed to celebrating and promoting diversity. By taking an inclusive approach Brunel aims to attract a pool of candidates with a breadth of talents and experiences. This is an exciting opportunity to work with an innovative investment company, a challenging role that will suit a self-starter with the leadership skills to shape the developing strategy alongside implementing a best practice governance and control framework.
In addition, the successful applicant will be responsible for holding the executive directors to account in the interest of the company stakeholders, including Brunel’s LGPS Clients and employees.
What skills & experience the postholder will bring:
Applicants will need to demonstrate robust financial literacy and an understanding of the wider pension and investment space. The successful applicant will require significant recent accountancy/audit and investment knowledge, along with a good risk awareness and a sound knowledge of the FCA principles.
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