Age UK is the country's largest charity dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life. Many people in later life have specific needs that are not catered for by many financial services providers. Age UK Enterprises is a wholly owned social enterprise subsidiary of Age UK and offers financial products and services that address those specific requirements, particularly where the commercial world has failed older people. These products also raise money for the Age UK charity to provide vital services to older people throughout the UK. As a social enterprise, Age UK Enterprises gift aids any profit to Age UK for its charitable activities .
Age UK Enterprises is now seeking a Chair to lead and support the work of the Board and Committees of Age UK Enterprises to ensure they operate effectively, provide vision and direction and fully discharge their legal and FCA regulatory responsibilities. The successful candidate will bring recent strategy, finance, investment and audit risk experience, at Executive level in the UK financial services industry or within an organisation of national stature, as well as the ability to meet and maintain fit and proper status under section 2 of the FCA rulebook.
They will be passionate about supporting people in later life with credible products and services, with a commitment to Age UK’s values and a commitment to treating customers fairly.
For more information including how to apply, please refer to the website of Saxton Bampfylde at www.saxbam.com/jobs using job reference UAZYB . Alternatively, email Belinda.firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone +44 (0)20 7227 0890 (during office hours) and quote job reference UAZYB.
Applications should arrive not later than 9am on Monday 1st August 2016.