Independent Director and Chair of Trustees

Salary Description:
£Competitive + Benefits
Location Description:
Job Role:
Pension Trustee, Other
Employment Type:
Part-time, Full-time
Contract Type:
Permanent, Temporary/Contract
Application Deadline:
12pm on 30th August 2019
8th August 2019
University of York
Job Ref:

The University of York Pension Trust is seeking a new professional Independent Director who will also act as the Chair of Trustees. The University of York Pension Trust governs the University of York Pension Fund, a fully funded final salary pension scheme which is open to new members and future accrual. The scheme has approximately 2,500 members and c£180m assets under management. More information about the scheme can be found at:

Duties include:

  • Chairing all ordinary meetings of the Pension Trust Company, normally one per quarter
  • Attend meetings of any sub-committees of the Pension Trust Company
  • Agree the agendas for meetings with the Company Secretary
  • Deal with cases where responsibility has been delegated to the Chairperson
  • Liaison with employer, including ad-hoc meetings
  • Review performance of other Board members including training

To find out further details, and apply for the role, please contact the Company Secretary, Gillian Hamilton ( who will share a more comprehensive role description with you.

The closing date for applications is 12pm on 30th August 2019.

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