Foresters Friendly Society is based in central Southampton and is easily accessible by public transport. We offer a friendly, relaxed and pleasant environment to work in, as well as an active social committee who frequently organise staff events.
Please find below links to the current career opportunities available with us.
Head Office Vacancies
Foresters Friendly Society is a mutual insurer based in Southampton, providing a range of long term savings and investment insurance-based products plus social and benevolent benefits to a membership of over 80,000. We have been looking after our policyholders and members for over 180 years, managing assets on their behalf in excess of £260m. Our mission is to be the most member-centric financial mutual in the UK that puts service to members at the core of everything we aim to achieve.
After a period of significant change, a recent acquisition and in support of the Society’s mission, the Board of Directors is seeking to appoint an Executive Director to take responsibility for all aspects of the Society’s membership organisation. The role will be responsible for growing our membership by:
- driving forward the development of our branch network and the products and services we provide to ensure they are fit for purpose for both current and future members; and
- leading the sales and marketing function
The successful candidate will need to demonstrate a track record of success in a sales and marketing environment, experience of a branch or charitable organisation, strong financial services product knowledge and excellent management and presentation skills. In addition they will need to demonstrate the intellect and ethical standards expected of a Board Director regulated by the FCA/PRA.
How to apply
Please download the application pack below, or contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org to request an application pack by post.
Please send your CV to email@example.com by Friday 30th October 2015.
Two Non-Executive Directors
The Society is also seeking to recruit two Non-Executive Directors with significant experience of working at a senior level within the insurance sector. The first position requires recent and relevant financial experience and the ability to Chair the Audit Committee along with knowledge of Solvency II. The second requires experience in two or more of the following areas: investment, with-profits, governance and risk management. Candidates for both roles must demonstrate the intellect and ethical standards demanded of a Non-Executive Director regulated by the FCA/PRA and the qualities to progress into the role of Deputy Chairman/Chairman in due course.
The successful applicants will be expected to attend an average of nine Board meetings at our Head Office in Southampton plus additional meetings/days as required. They would also be required to take part in our AGM which is held in June.
How to apply
Please download the application pack below, or contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org to request an application pack by post.
Please send your CV to email@example.com by Friday 30th October 2015.
Sorry there are currently no vacancies.
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