Job Vacancy

Chief Executive

Scottish Building Society

  • Chief Executive
  • Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Financial Services
  • Attractive Package

Founded in Edinburgh in 1848, Scottish Building Society is the only independent building society based in Scotland. With no shareholders to pay, every decision taken by the Society is in the interest of its members. By putting the customer at the heart of the business, they combine a commitment to outstanding and personalised service with a wide range of competitive, fair and innovative mortgage and savings products. Established to meet the needs of local people, the Society operates across Scotland through its six branches and serves members in rural areas through an extensive agency network.  

The Board wish to appoint a strategic, energetic and commercial business leader with executive level experience gained within a progressive retail financial services organisation. The Society is well capitalised providing the incoming Chief Executive with a strong foundation to grow the business and help evolve the business model in order to keep pace with market dynamics, increasing competition and technological change.

Candidates will be able to demonstrate a track record of; managing growth and delivery of strong long-term financial performance, identifying and maximising business opportunities, leading strategic change and creating, inspiring and leading high performing teams. A clear understanding of risk management with previous experience of lending would be beneficial.

The successful candidate must believe passionately 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 Scottish Building Society values is a pre-requisite to ensure success in this key role.

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: JAFF5981 to Tel: 0845 261 0600

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