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Pension Board – Independent Chair - Avon Fire Authority (REF: PB/AF)

Listed 08 September 2021

Pension Board – Independent Chair - Avon Fire Authority

  • Hours:  Zero hour contract
  • Contract: Three year fixed term contract
  • Pay:  Daily rate of £625.00
  • Closing date: Midday on 22 September 2021

Avon Fire Authority is seeking an Independent Chair for our Local Pension Board. You will be required to assist Avon Fire and Rescue Authority Scheme Manager in relation to the administration and governance of the Firefighters’ Pension Schemes in order to ensure compliance with relevant legislation and the requirements of the Pensions Regulator.

The role is for a 3 year period with the potential for extension for a further 2 years.  You will be required to attend a minimum of two Local Pension Board meetings each year together with planning meetings and the Firefighters Pension Annual General Meeting along with related training events.  .

You must possess proven experience of public sector pensions and comprehensive knowledge of the legislation pertaining to pensions.  Experience or knowledge of Firefighter Pension Schemes would be an advantage but is not essential.    Further details are contained within the job description. 

Independent Specialist Chair Local Pension Board Role profile

The Local Pension Board terms of reference are contained within Avon Fire Authority Constitution (pages 16-20); https://www.avonfire.gov.uk/fire-authority-home/corporate-governance. The agenda and minutes of the LPB can also be accessed on our website Local Pension Board - Avon Fire & Rescue Service.

How to apply

The job description is available on our website www.avonfire.gov.uk.  Please submit your CV along with a supporting statement detailing your experience in relation to the role profile to The Clerk, Avon Fire & Rescue Service, Police & Fire Headquarters, PO Box 37, Valley Road, Portishead, Bristol BS20 8JJ by the closing date and time.  Alternatively, you can email your application to the.clerk@avonfire.gov.uk.  Late applications will not be accepted. 

For an informal discussion about the role please email the Clerk to the Fire Authority at: the.clerk@avonfire.gov.uk..

Closing date: 22 September 2021

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