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Chief Executive

Reporting to: Chair of TPR
Team: Board
Contract type: Renewable every four years
Salary: £222,500 per annum
Location: Brighton
Closing date: 28 September 2018

The Pensions Regulator (TPR) is the UK regulator of work-based pension schemes. It works with trustees, employers, pension specialists and business advisers, giving guidance on what is expected of them and acting where those expectations are not met.

TPR is an independent arms-length public body sponsored by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP). It is responsible for protecting workplace pensions in the UK, working with employers and those running pension schemes to make workplace pensions work.

TPR is transforming the way it works to be clearer with those who are regulated, quicker to act where expectations are not being met, and tougher on those that do not act in the interests of pension scheme members.

As well as providing inspirational leadership for TPR, the Chief Executive will:

  • Engage with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders to deliver against the organisation’s objectives.
  • Play an integral role in securing good pension provision for 30 million members of workplace pension schemes by ensuring the industry is well regulated.
  • Work with Government in the development and implementation of pensions policy.
  • Contribute towards pension industry debate on key issues.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be a successful and widely respected senior executive within pensions or wider financial services, with a proven track record in developing capability within a professional organisation.
  • Be an accomplished communicator and presenter, with excellent influencing skills, able to maintain a high profile with the media, Government and the wider pensions industry.
  • Be highly collegiate and a strong delegator, able to ensure continuous improvement.
  • Ensure the successful implementation of the TPR Future transformation. programme and the proposals set out in the Government’s recent defined benefit (DB) White Paper.
  • Have experience of delivering transformational change and the ability to take a strategic and effective approach to decision making and dealing with complexity.

For full details on the role, which is renewable every four years (with Board and Secretary of State approval), and how to apply please visit the Odgers Berndtson website.

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