Chief Executive

  • Attractive Package
  • Harpenden, Hertfordshire

Harpenden Building Society is a modern and progressive mutual organisation built upon traditional building society values bringing together the best of old and new. The Society has ambitious plans for the future driven by a desire to continue to meet the needs of their customers and a market place that is experiencing significant competition and technological change.

The Board wish to recruit a forward looking, commercial and values-led business leader with executive level experience gained within a progressive financial services organisation. Reporting to the Chairman and Board, the Chief Executive will provide highly visible and inspirational leadership taking overall responsibility for the conduct of the business and its financial stability. Candidates will have proven P&L management experience, able to demonstrate a track record of managing growth and delivery of strong long-term financial performance, identifying and maximising business opportunities and creating, inspiring and leading high performing teams.

The successful candidate must believe in the values of mutuality and delivering outstanding customer experiences. They will demonstrate drive and ambition for the business and have a collaborative and engaging leadership style. Cultural fit and alignment with the Society’s values is a pre-requisite to ensure success in this key role. This is both an exciting and challenging opportunity for the incoming Chief Executive to build upon the success and heritage of the Society to ensure the organisation remains relevant in the financial services sector in the 21st Century.

The appointment will be subject to PRA/FCA approval and candidates should either already be approved or have the gravitas, experience and understanding of the UK regulatory environment to be so.

Please submit a short covering letter demonstrating how you meet the requirements of this role by clicking "Apply" with your CV and current salary details quoting reference number: JAFF5870.

All third party and direct applications will be forwarded to Warren Partners.