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.
To manage a transformational change initiative within the Pensions Department of the Pensions Board. This initiative involves,
The Programme Manager will be responsible for the overall integrity and coherence of the change activity, noting that the change is being delivered within a regulated, operational environment. They will be accountable for successful delivery to the Pensions Manager.
The Programme Manager will be responsible for the successful delivery of a programme of work to implement a new Church Pension scheme. This includes the Initiation, Definition, Planning, Delivery and Review/Closure of a set of projects in line with our strategic goals and to secure the delivery of expected benefits. This role and the programme will sit alongside the Pensions Department’s usual operations and activities. Successful delivery will include significant collaborative working across the Pensions team, with expert advisors, support services and across the NCIs.
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 email@example.com
As a Disability Confident Leader, we actively look to attract, recruit and retain those of you who are disabled.