Armed Forces’ Pay Review Body Member (Economist)

Body: Armed Forces' Pay Review Body
Appointing Department: Ministry of Defence
Sectors: Business, Finance & Skills, Charity & Public Sector, Defence
Location: Predominantly London. The AFPRB also visit Service units in the UK and overseas.
Skills required: Accountancy, Business / Commercial, Change Management, HR, Major Projects, Regulation, Transformation
Number of Vacancies: 1
Remuneration: £300 per day
Time Requirements: Up to 35 days per year


An announcement has been made on the outcome of this appointment.

The Secretary of State for Defence has appointed 3 new members to the Armed Forces’ Pay Review Body. Mr David Billingham took up his position on 1 February 2021 for a period of 3 years until 1 February 2024.
Mr Douglas Peedle and Mr Paul Moloney’s appointments commenced on 1 May 2021 and will expire on 30 April 2024,

Date: 08/06/2021

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Campaign Timeline

  • Competition Launched


  • Closed for Applications


  • Panel Sift


  • Final Interview Date


  • Announcement

    08/06/2021 at 09:00


Assessment Panel

Vacancy Description

Members with Board level Economic experience.


The AFPRB provides independent, evidence-based advice on Armed Forces’ pay to the Prime Minister and SofS for Defence. 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 pay levels in civilian life.

Person Specification

We are seeking an individual with Board level Economic experience. The successful candidate will need to be able to demonstrate the following essential criteria:

  • Proven Economic experience with the ability to 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


Additional Information

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

How to Apply

Please complete and return the attached expression of interest and diversity monitoring form along with a copy of your most recent CV and send as email attachments, quoting the ref number, to;

If you have any questions or require further information please contact us via the above email address.

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