Non-Executive Director, Financial Conduct Authority
The FCA Board keeps a close watch on how the organisation operates and holds the FCA accountable for the way it works. It comprises executive and non-executive members and is chaired by John Griffith-Jones. The FCA and its Board are accountable to the Treasury and to Parliament.
As a member of the Board:
- Develop the strategic direction and policy framework of the FCA, ensuring the organisation meets its statutory objectives and is able to carry out its work economically and efficiently.
- Provide appropriate advice, guidance and counsel to the executive team whilst holding them to account for the performance of the organisation.
- Ensure that the regulatory powers and responsibilities specifically reserved to the Board are exercised and that appropriate policies are in place to manage risks to the organisation’s operations and the achievement of its strategic objectives.
- Demonstrable experience of, and concern for, consumer issues in financial services and an understanding of effective regulation in the pursuit of consumer protection.
- Ability to analyse complex issues quickly, think strategically and reach consistent, firm, balanced and independent judgements. Willingness to challenge constructively, influence and build relationships. Demonstrable resilience in the face of resistance and competing interests.
- Prior experience on the Board of an organisation in the public or private sector.
Closing date: 16th October 2016.