The House of Commons and the iconic Palace of Westminster are key elements of the UK Parliaments. Around 2,500 staff work behind the scenes at the House of Commons, supporting the democratic process in many different ways. We are politically impartial and take great pride in the vision and values which guide our work.

It takes a huge range of skills and experience to keep the House of Commons running, and we all contribute to supporting a thriving parliamentary democracy.

We are seeking an PCPF Investment and Governance Specialist who will be working within our Finance, Portfolio and Performance team.

Key responsibilities

The person appointed will report to the Head of the Members’ Hub, who is also the Pension Scheme Secretary. Key responsibilities of the post include, but are not limited to:

•Use their expertise to advise on investment matters, with a focus on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) issues

•Oversee implementation of and compliance with Trustees’ investment strategies and policies, drafting updates and new policies when necessary

•Review of investment advice provided to the Trustees

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following;
•Strong planning and organising skills with the ability to balance short and long-term demands.

•Excellent communication skills both oral and written. The ability to discuss and explain, both orally and in writing, sometimes complex issues


•Proven ability to advise internal and external contacts at senior levels.

More information on the role and the full criteria can be found on the job description.

In addition to an attractive salary, the benefits package includes annual leave entitlement starting at 30 days per year and the possibility of flexible working. There are also subsidised canteens, a gym on-site and a season ticket loan scheme is available.

All applications must be submitted on a House of Commons application form
Posted: 08/01/2020
Closes: 09/02/2020
Location
Job type
Part time, 3 or 4 days per week
Salary
£36,500 - £40,500 per annum (pro rated)
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