Chief Executive

Credit Union: 
Description of post: 

Your Credit Union (YCU) is a not-for-profit financial co-operative that is owned and run by its members. It is open to the public serving anyone who lives, works or studies in the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea, Hammersmith & Fulham, Westminster and City of London. Your Credit Union offers a safe and convenient way to save money and provides loans to members at fair rates of interest.

The appointment of a Chief Executive with responsibility for the day to day running and strategic development of the credit union. It is the aim of the board to work efficiently and effectively towards a self-funding position as soon as possible. The new Chief Executive will pick up the explicit brief for building the business to achieve this aim. This will include responsibility for:

  • Growing a simple financially sound product base and marketing plan to raise deposits and continue to lend sensibly to the local community.
  • Develop YCU’s services and business functions by working with technology providers and other credit union provider partners.
  • Manage the team by organizing the workload and developing operating protocols to better service our customers and further develop the skills of our team members.
  • Maintain and develop management and compliance structures to ensure the operation of the business in a manner compliant within the standards demanded by the FCA and PRA.

With demonstrable experience in a strategic leadership role (ideally within retail financial institutions) and delivering positive results, the successful individual will be a practical hands-on delivery-focused executive.

If you believe you can match our ambitions and have the necessary skills to succeed in the role, we would welcome your application.

Reporting to: 
Board of Directors
Additional information: 
Interested applicants should contact: Mary Gardiner ( or Fiona Archbold ( with a brief covering email and attached CV.
Deadline for application: 
Monday, August 7, 2017
Salary range: