We Include. You Belong.
Our Belonging and Inclusion Strategy aims for everyone in the National Church Institutions (NCIs) to feel that they belong, and are valued for who they are and what they contribute. Together, our people contribute in different ways towards our common purpose, whichever NCI they work in and whatever their background.
The National Church Institutions (NCIs) are national administrative bodies that work together to support the mission and ministry of the Church of England. Their activities are hugely varied, ranging from management of a multi-billion-pound investment fund, to a grant-giving charity, a housing service for retired clergy and the administration of four multi-employer pension schemes.
The Church of England Pensions Board is one of the seven National Church Institutions (NCIs), that support the mission and ministry of the Church of England.
The Board provides retirement services to those who work or minister for the Church, providing pensions for 42,000 members, and providing support with retirement housing to 1 in 6 retiring clergy. We also directly manage c£3.2bn of pension investments, ensuring these are invested responsibly in line with the Church of England’s ethical policies.
The Board is currently exploring the possibility of introducing a collective money purchase pension scheme, in tandem with simplifying its existing pension arrangements.
The Strategic Change Manager will support the Project/Programme Manager, Head of Customer Services and Pensions Director in the development of realistic plans to deliver the planned change, proactively identifying and overcoming risks/barriers to successful delivery. Working with the Head of Customer Services, they will specifically lead the development of a comprehensive change strategy and plan that will ensure a successful transition from current to future arrangements, bringing stakeholders and colleagues along the change journey and drawing on the expertise of others within the team As a change expert, they will be responsible for ensuring that good change management principles are threaded through all workstreams/plans, working with the Head of Communications and Director of Strategy & Engagement, on an innovative stakeholder and communications plan.
The Strategic Change Manager will be responsible for enabling the development and delivery of the business change plans required to deliver our future pensions strategy, realising significant benefits for members and employers right across the Church This will require significant collaborative working within a highly technical environment.
Closing Date: 3 December 2023 (midnight).
The Church of England is for everyone and we want to reflect the diversity of the community the Church serves across the whole country. Therefore, while of course we welcome all applications from interested and suitably experienced people, we would particularly welcome applicants from UK Minority Ethnic Backgrounds and other under-represented groups.
The main responsibilities for this role are:
The ideal candidate should have:
In the National Church Institutions (NCIs), we support the mission and ministries of the Church of England. We work with parishes, dioceses, schools, chaplaincies and other ministries, and with national and international partners including mission agencies, and other denominations and faith groups.-.
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We believe our commitment to belonging and inclusion fuels our progress and drives us forward. The NCIs are a safe, inclusive workplace for people of all backgrounds and walks of life. We welcome applications from people of all faiths and of no faith. We want to encourage applications from a diverse group of people who share our values. Even if you have never thought about working for us before, if you have the skills and experience we’re looking for then we would like to hear from you.
If there is anything we can do to support you in your application please get in touch via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
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