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Head of Investment

Head of Investment

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  • Sector:

    Finance & Accountancy, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

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  • Salary:

    £100000 - £135000 per annum + +27.9% pension

  • Contact:

    Nici Jones

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

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The Opportunity

Yolk Public Sector & Not-for-Profit is working with a forward-thinking regulatory body to recruit a permanent. Head of Investment. This is a highly influential role with a generous reward package of £100,000 to £135,000pa + 27.9% pension. This role comes with all the flexibility and autonomy you’d expect at this level.

There’s never been a more exciting time to join the organisation, with the growth in Master Trusts, CDCs and Super Trusts.

What the Head of Investment will be doing

  • Question and challenge external advisers / trustees / sponsoring employers on pension scheme investments to ensure an appropriate balance of risk and return, both at the individual scheme and policy / universe levels.

  • Provide leadership to investment consultants and develop a high performing team

  • Manage a Quality Assurance process to ensure that appropriate peer review takes place and advice is sampled and evaluated with feedback on improvements fed back to the team.

What the Head of Investment will bring to the team

  • Experience of working with Occupational Pension Schemes. For example, working as an investment consultant to occupational pension arrangements, as an investment or fiduciary manager or leading an in-house investment team

  • A relevant professional qualification such as CFA, FIA or FFA is desirable

  • Track record of leadership and management in the investment sector

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

Here's what the Successful Head of Investment will receive in return:

  • Salary of £100,000 to £135,000 depending on experience

  • Civil service pensions arrangements (27.9%)

  • Generous leave allowance

  • Flexible working arrangements and hybrid working

Up for the challenge?

If you think this Head of Investment vacancy sounds like you then please apply online or call Nici Jones at Yolk Recruitment

Yolk Public Sector & Not-for-Profit team works with organisations across the UK to fulfil their recruitment needs and to achieve their D&I objectives. We recruit temporary, contract and permanent hires for 1 off specialist needs or for volume campaigns. We support our applicants to navigate the public sector recruitment processes and secure their dream jobs.

Yolk Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and embraces diversity in our workforce. We employ the best people for the job at hand and actively encourage applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of gender, age, race, religion, sexual orientation, disability, educational background, parental status, gender identity or any other protected characteristic. We champion and celebrate diversity at Yolk allowing our team to bring their whole selves to work.

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