London CIV Careers


We offer career opportunities across a number of disciplines. London CIV is a small FCA authorised and regulated firm set up by London Local Authority Local Government Pension Schemes (LGPS) to meet their asset pooling requirements. You can read more about how we manage and oversee over £20bn (and growing) in pension assets in our Annual Review and on this website. The 32 London LGPS authorities are our clients and shareholders and their beneficiaries and London’s taxpayers are our key stakeholders. We are members of the Diversity Project which is a cross-company initiative championing a more inclusive culture within the Savings and Investment profession

So, this is an opportunity to join a financial services organisation with a unique role to play in London, as a capital city and world financial centre. We are committed to be a leading-edge Responsible Investor. Joining us is an opportunity to be part of a growing organisation and work as part of a diverse and inclusive team.

You can find out if we have any upcoming vacancies by contacting our recruitment team at recruitment@londonciv.org,uk , see below for our current vacancies.

Chief Risk Officer

Permanent Role - Southwark (hybrid working arrangements where operationally practical)

Competitive Salary, plus other benefits

The current Chief Risk Officer (‘CRO’) has announced his retirement, giving London CIV the opportunity to recruit for this role in an organisation that is transitioning to a more mature and relevant business to ensure it truly delivers benefits from pooling to its Partner Funds.

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, we are looking for a Chief Risk Officer responsible for the second line functions of London CIV. You will hold the key regulatory control functions of Compliance Oversight and Money Laundering Officer and make sure all regulatory and compliance requirement are met.

This is a Senior Executive role. As a member of the Executive Committee, you will be delivering collective goals and setting and implementing the strategic direction for London CIV by managing an effective team across the Compliance and Risk function. Chairing the Executive Risk Committee and reporting to the Board and sub-committees as appropriate you will lead and manage the compliance and risk programmes through the Head of Compliance and Risk, monitoring the functions, plans and delivery of its programme of work.

The successful candidate will be an experienced Risk professional within regulated investment management entities, showcasing knowledge of the public and private markets financial instruments as well as their risks, benefits, and potential outcome to target markets.

You will demonstrate highly developed leadership and collaboration skills and showcase a successful track record of contributing to the strategic direction in an organisation and working with and influencing Boards. This is a hands-on role which requiring creative problem solving skills and the ability to manage a small team with limited resources. You will need to be an agile thinker, and demonstrate significant credibility at Board level, the Executive Committee and with your internal colleagues and the Partner Funds. In addition, you will play a key role in supporting a high performing, collaborative and customer-centric team culture.

We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. We have an open and supportive culture with a commitment to learning and valuing everyone's skills and contribution.

For further information and an exploratory discussion on the role, please reach out to Laura Schwarz: laura.schwarz@sandersonplc.com

What we offer

* Flexibility to work from home part of the week *

* 26 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays *

* Employee Assistance programme *

* Attractive remuneration package *

* Private medical insurance *

* Closure during Xmas and New Year *

* Training *


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London LGPS CIV Limited is a private limited company, registered in England and Wales, registered number 9136445. Registered office 4th Floor, 22 Lavington Street, London, SE1 0NZ. Authorised and Regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority number 710618. Registered VAT number 223 3802 40.

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