Nuclear Liabilities Fund - Trustee Director

Body: Nuclear Liabilities Fund
Appointing Department: Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Sector: Business, Finance & Skills
Location: Remote working
Skills required: Business / Commercial
Number of Vacancies: 1
Remuneration: £28,500
Time Requirements: 33 days per annum

Campaign Timeline

  • Competition Launched

    W/C 6 September (subject to change)

  • Closed for Applications

    31/10/2021

  • Panel Sift

    W/C 08/11/2021 (subject to change)

  • Final Interview Date

    W/C 29/11/2021 (subject to change)

  • Announcement

    ASAP

 

Assessment Panel

Vacancy Description

The Trustee-Director reviews the overall affairs of the Nuclear Liabilities Fund and considers business specifically reserved for the Board’s decision. You will chair the Board’s Investment Committee, agree investment strategies appropriate to implement the agreed investment policy, and advise the Secretary of State on future investment policy.

You will monitor the performance of the investment portfolio and provide appropriate oversight and challenge to NLF’s fiduciary manager in relation to investment strategy, fund governance and risk management.

You will also monitor, evaluate and manage risks to (and opportunities for) the fund and prepare the Board’s annual report and financial statements in accordance with applicable law and regulations.

Person Specification

You will have a track record of leadership at senior management level in an investment/asset management/financial institution, or similar role which has had a public and/or political profile.

You will have experience of operating at Board level, ideally in a non-executive capacity, and demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to challenge and be challenged.

Your role will also involve managing complex stakeholder relationships within a senior leadership context. You will have the capacity to understand technical financial issues and think strategically.

Please tailor your application to demonstrate the criteria of the role and try to use specific examples where possible.

Essential Criteria

  • A demonstrable record of leadership at senior management level in an investment/asset management/financial institution, or similar role which has had a public and/ or political profile.
  • Experience of operating at Board level, ideally in a non-executive capacity.
  • Excellent inter-personal skills with the ability to challenge and be challenged and a demonstrable ability to manage complex stakeholder relationships within a senior leadership context.
  • Strong intellectual capability, with the capacity to understand technical financial issues and to think strategically.
  • A commitment to the values of public service and the Principles of Public Life.

 

Desirable

  • Involvement in working at senior levels within / alongside the public sector.

How to Apply

Your application is submitted in two parts.

Both parts must be submitted by 11pm on 31st October 2021 in order for your application to be considered complete. Applications received after this date will not be considered.

Part one: CV and Statement of Suitability

  • One document combining a two-page statement of suitability and two-page CV (no more than four sides of A4 in total). The key to a good application is to give the reader specific information about how you meet the criteria for appointment. Think about your knowledge, skills, experience and personal attributes, and take full advantage of the space available. Provide practical evidence that best demonstrates how you meet the essential criteria.
  • Save the document as ‘Surname, First initial – URN 486 – Nuclear Liabilities Fund.
  • Send to publicappointments@beis.gov.uk with URN 486 – Nuclear Liabilities Fund in the subject heading.

Part two: Diversity Monitoring and Conflict of Interest Form.

Attachments
NLF Trustee Candidate Pack
BEIS-Public-Appointments-Privacy-Notice-3
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