Armed Forces Pay Review Body (AFPRB) - Business Member

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Body: Armed Forces Pay Review Body
Appointing Department: Ministry of Defence
Sectors: Business, Finance & Skills, Charity & Public Sector, Defence
Location: Various
Skills required: Accountancy, Business / Commercial, Change Management, HR, International Experience, IT / Digital, Major Projects, Procurement, Regulation, Retail, Transformation
Number of Vacancies: 1
Remuneration: £300 a day in capacity as Board Member of the AFPRB
Time Requirements: The post requires a time commitment of approximately 35 days a year. We expect the successful candidate to spend typically 3-4 days per month on Armed Forces’ Pay Review Body business.

Campaign Timeline

  • Competition Launched

    28/02/2022

  • Closed for Applications

    28/03/2022

  • Panel Sift

    28/04/2022

  • Final Interview Date

    24/05/2022

  • Announcement

    TBC

 

Assessment Panel

Vacancy Description

The Armed Forces’ Pay Review Body (AFPRB) is currently recruiting for a Business Member with board-level experience.

The AFPRB provides independent, evidence-based advice on Armed Forces’ pay to the Prime Minister and Secretary of State for Defence on the pay and charges for members of the Naval, Military and Air Forces of the Crown. In making recommendations, it takes into account the need to recruit, retain and motivate suitable people in the context of Service life, Government policies for improving services, funding, the inflation target and the need for Armed Forces’ pay to be broadly comparable with civilians.

 

 

Person Specification

Person Specification:

  • The ability to methodically evaluate large amounts of detailed written and oral information, and to use it for developing recommendations.
  • The ability to work collaboratively and effectively on a Board, providing evidence-based arguments and listening to the views of other members.
  • Strong influencing and communication skills; in particular, the ability to relate to a diverse range of stakeholders, and gain their confidence, including Ministers, Review Body colleagues, Senior Government officials and those within the remit group.
  • Understanding of the broader context of changes in public sector management and pay, and the ability to assess how these might affect Service personnel.
  • Sharp and clear thinking, with the ability to debate and put forward considered argument

Desirable Criteria:

  • Have proven Business experience with the ability to evaluate large amounts of detailed written and oral information, and to use it for developing recommendations;
  • The ability to methodically evaluate large amounts of detailed written and oral information, and to use it for developing recommendations.
  • The ability to work collaboratively and effectively on a Board, providing evidence-based arguments and listening to the views of other members.
  • Strong influencing and communication skills; in particular, the ability to relate to a diverse range of stakeholders, and gain their confidence, including Ministers, Review Body colleagues, Senior Government officials and those within the remit group.
  • Understanding of the broader context of changes in public sector management and pay, and the ability to assess how these might affect Service personnel.

Additional Information

British or Commonwealth citizens or Republic of Ireland nationals may apply.

Location – Predominantly London. In addition to meetings being held at the Office of Manpower Economics in London (Covid-19 restrictions permitted), the member will also be expected to visit Service Personnel and Defence infrastructure around the UK and overseas (approximately 10 in-person visits per Pay Round); as a result of Covid-19, some visits and focus groups may be conducted virtually.

Attachments
48402_AFPRB_MEMBER_EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FORM
48402_AFPRB_MEMBER_DIVERSITY DATA MONITORING FORM
48402_AFPRB_MEMBER_DISABILITY CONFIDENT SCHEME DECLARATION
48402_AFPRB_BUSINESS MEMBER_CAMPAIGN INFORMATION PACK.
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