Body: Judicial Pension Board
Appointing Department: Ministry of Justice
Sector: Regulation
Location: The role is based in London
Number of Vacancies: 1
Remuneration: £400 per day
Time Requirements: 15 days a year

Campaign Timeline

  • Competition Launched


  • Closed for Applications

    09/05/2022 at 09:00

  • Panel Sift


  • Final Interview Date


  • Announcement



Assessment Panel

Vacancy Description

The role of the JPB Chair

The Chair will be expected to:

  • Chair meetings of the Judicial Pension Board (JPB), the Judicial Pension Scheme Advisory Board and JPB Dispute Resolution Committee;
  • Provide strategic oversight of the transition to and implementation of the Judicial Pension Scheme 2022;
  • Ensure that the JPB fulfils its statutory responsibilities and assists the Lord Chancellor with:
  • ensuring the Judicial Pension Scheme complies with the regulations;
  • securing compliance with the requirements of the Pensions Regulator;
  • considering appeals and complaints, and making recommendations under the second stage of the Internal Dispute Resolution Procedure; and advising the Lord Chancellor on some of his discretionary powers under the regulations;
  • Prepare an Annual Chair’s Report and evaluation of JPB members’ performance;
  • Provide direction and work effectively with JPB members to provide strong leadership to the JPB to ensure it adheres to the principles of good governance; and;
  • Ensure that there is a collaborative working relationship with the Ministry of Justice and the judiciary and that good working relationships are established with other key stakeholders.

Person Specification

Essential criteria

The person appointed must be able to demonstrate:

  • The ability to lead the Judicial Pension Board and Scheme Advisory Board to meet the needs of stakeholders and the requirements of the MoJ;
  • Highly developed inter-personal and communication skills with the ability to command confidence and build and maintain successful working relationships and partnerships with stakeholders;
  • Strong intellect and sound judgement as well as the highest levels of probity, integrity and other qualities that inspire confidence, trust and respect;
  • Excellent communication skills, judgement, discretion and political sensitivity and the ability to challenge and work collaboratively with others;
  • Considerable experience of chairing at board level, with the proven ability to engender consensus; and
  • A clear and demonstrable understanding and appreciation of equality, diversity and inclusion in all its forms.
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Judicial Pension Board Candidate 050422
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