Swansea Building Society was established in 1923 as an independent mutual organisation owned by its members. It operates from branches in Carmarthen, Mumbles and a head office in Swansea. It has a Board consisting of a Chairman and five further Non-Executive Directors. It has Total Assets of £268M and has gone through a period of sustained, controlled growth over the last 10 years.
Its principal activity is the provision of housing finance funded mainly by members' savings.
The Society is seeking to appoint a new Non-Executive Director to join the Board in November 2017.
The Board meets monthly, in Swansea. A time commitment of a minimum of 2/3 days per month is required, and remuneration will be appropriate for the role. A local resident would understand the needs of members in a concentrated geographic area and this may assist in the understanding and fulfilling of the responsibilities of this role. The preference is for a Senior Banker with recent retail banking experience.
Applications are invited from a quick thinking, industrious individual who possesses -
- The ability to make decisions on broad strategic and policy matters
- Experience of contributing to Board and committee meetings at a senior level
- Expertise in one or more of the following: Marketing, IT, Risk/Compliance, Mutual Building Societies, consumer interests, corporate governance, harnessing and motivating others, modern business techniques
Please reply in confidence, with full CV and career details, to Alun Williams, address by the “Apply” button on this page.
Closing Date: 30 April 2017
Swansea Building Society is an equal opportunity provider