** ONLY PENSION MEMBERS MAY APPLY **
** The closing date is Monday 19 April at 12 noon **
LPF administers the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) in Edinburgh and the Lothians and is one of the largest pension funds in the UK.
We’re seeking applications for two external Pensions Committee seats: one drawn from LPF’s employer bodies and one from LPF’s membership. Pensions Committee membership comprises five elected members of the City of Edinburgh Council and two external members for which nominations are currently being sought.
To be eligible to apply for the role of external Committee Member Employee seat, you need to be either an active, deferred or retired member of the Lothian Pension Fund.
Further details can be found in our Nomination and Appointments Policy.
The Pensions Committee needs people who bring experience, knowledge and expertise relevant to overseeing a pension fund like LPF. That includes specific professional or other skills, but also more general ‘non-executive’ capabilities. The full role specification can be found here.
Credible experience and qualifications to perform the following functions are highly desirable for the appointed individuals:
Fees and Commitment
Rate: £2,250 per year (non-pensionable)
Tenure: 3 years
Position Type: Services
Hours: 8 days per year minimum
Closed for Applications: 19 April 2021
Interview process: between 26 April 2021 to 7 May 2021
Induction Training: between 22 May 2021 to 31 May 2021
Term commences: Monday 28 June 2021
How to apply and assessment process
Please upload your CV and a covering letter, demonstrating how you meet the requirements as laid out in the personal specification. CVs on their own will not be accepted as an application for the role.
Within the application you’re asked to complete the declaration which provides confirmation that you meet all the necessary criteria and have read and are able to adhere to the LPF Code of Conduct. This will be explored further at your interview.
The assessment will happen in two stages, firstly, LPF will assess suitability of candidates and their respective submissions. The applicants who most closely meet these requirements will be invited to attend for interview.
The final stage of assessment will include an interview with the review panel, where you’ll be asked questions to allow you to demonstrate that you have the skills, knowledge and experience required.
You can find more information in our nominations and appointments policy.
Equal Opportunities (including our support for Public Sector Equality Duty)
LPF is committed to promoting a diverse, equal and inclusive culture and welcomes applications from people of all sectors of the community.
We encourage people from under-represented communities to apply, including but not limited to those with disabilities, from minority ethnic groups, who are part of the LGBT+ community, and all those who feel their voices are not commonly represented at board level.
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