We have an ambitious agenda and our people have a shared passion to create change for our members and the UK’s financial services.
The Financial Services Skills Commission is dynamic and high profile. Each team member plays a valuable role and is encouraged to reach their full potential, supported by their colleagues. Our people are highly motivated, committed and talented individuals. As a new organisation this is an exciting time for our team, being able to shape our work and think creatively about how to achieve change. We offer a competitive total reward package that provides the opportunity for personal and professional growth.
We believe that a diverse workforce leads to an organisation that is more innovative, more creative and gets better results. When we are recruiting we welcome applications from a diverse pool of candidates and are happy to consider any reasonable adjustments that potential employees may need in order to be successful.
Admin and Operations Executive
Salary: £32,612 pro rata plus benefits
Location, EC3, London
Flexibility: 17.5 – 21 hours per week
Role Type: Admin, operations
Contract type: Fixed Term contract to 31 March 2023.
Closing date: 15th September 2021 at 5pm
The Financial Services Skills Commission is looking for an Admin and Operations Executive to join our team ensure the smooth running of the Commission’s activity as we work to achieve the objectives and ambitions of the Financial Services Skills Commission.
About the Financial Services Skills Commission
The Financial Services Skills Commission is an independent, non-partisan, member-led body, representing the UK financial services sector on skills. We work directly with our members, including NatWest, Lloyds Bank, Zurich, Aviva, Nationwide, Legal & General, and advocate for change to ensure that businesses have the talent and skills they need for the future. We are also trusted advisors to government and other stakeholders who come to us for our expertise on skills, talent, diversity and inclusion in the sector. Our work also regularly features in the media. We undertake research into crucial topics, including: the impact of the menopause on women’s participation in work, how the pandemic impacts on how we work and the future skills that the sector needs to invest in.
We are a small team who are passionate about making a difference to the financial services sector by driving inclusion and diversity and by making sure that talent in the sector have the right skills for the future. We work at pace and delivering outcomes for our clients is our priority. We are collaborative and inquisitive and value trust, communication and new approaches to solving problems.
About this opportunity
The Admin and Operations Executive role is an exciting opportunity in the Financial Services Skills Commission. You will ensure the smooth operation of the Financial Services Skills Commission and be responsible for creating and managing our business processes and systems as well as providing administration support.
You will also play a key role in the operation of the Commission as an independent limited company supporting our work, through project management, member relations, financial monitoring and our responsibilities as a limited company. The role involves regular engagement with our financial controller and other colleagues in our partners organisation TheCityUK as well as our members and other stakeholders to ensure smooth running of our operations.
What we are looking for
You have experience of leading, developing and managing programme delivery involving a broad set of stakeholders.
You are curious and inquisitive, with an ability to problem solve.
You are passionate about this agenda and have a proven ability to build relationships with partners, including senior leaders, to create change.
You are likely to be a self-starter, interested in working for a young organisation with a clear purpose. You will be highly organised, have a pro-active approach and be comfortable working autonomously. You will have great interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to effectively and confidently engage with a wide range of people, often including senior executives
Knowledge & Experience
To apply for the Admin and Operations Executive role, please submit a CV and covering letter that details how you meet the person specification to firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date is: 15 September 2021 at 5pm.