Credit Union Jobs

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If you are an interested in advertising a role within your credit union, please send your vacancy details to the ABCUL member services team (members@abcul.org) and we will upload details to this page.

ABCUL - Policy and Regulatory Compliance Officer

Salary- £22,000 - £25,000 depending on experience.

Credit unions in Britain have been in existence for almost 60 years. There have always been representative bodies in the sector throughout that period. Emerging from the former Credit Union League of Great Britain (CULGB) in 1984 ABCUL has always been the major credit union trade association representing the largest number of credit unions in England, Scotland and Wales.

We represent over two thirds of the more than 300 credit unions operating across England, Scotland and Wales, and provide a wide range of services to our member credit unions to support them to develop and thrive as trusted providers of financial services to communities across Britain.

 

We are now seeking to appoint an exceptional individual to support our continued development with our membership and stakeholders. The role holder will report to the Head of Policy, Risk and Compliance who is looking for an individual who can:

  • Monitor, filter and analyse a wide variety of sources for information relevant to credit unions including information from government departments, regulators, media and other stakeholders
  • Research and analysis of the work of credit unions
  • Gather information and draw up policy positions to ensure that credit unions’ interests are represented
  • Assist with the administration of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Credit Unions and Scottish Parliament’s Cross-Party Group on Credit Unions
  • Assist with the co-ordination of events, including parliamentary meetings and member conferences
  • Support the development of relationships with external stakeholders and ABCUL members, to include preparing briefings, presentations, consultation responses, web content and news articles

 

Some experience of policy work is an advantage. Strong communication skills in writing and verbally will be required along with an organised approach to managing information. Education to degree level or equivalent experience is expected.

A job profile and employment package can be obtained from tina.o'dare@abcul.org Further information on ABCUL can be found on our website. www.abcul.coop  

Interested candidates should submit their CV together with a statement on their interest in the role to coverleyjan@gmail.com     

The closing date is 5pm on Friday 13th November 2020. Virtual selection event will be scheduled for 18th November 2020  

 

The Co-op Credit Union- Finance, Banking & Credit Manager

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £30,000.00 per year


The Co-op Credit Union is a saving and loans co-operative, regulated by the Bank of England and the Financial Conduct Authority. We provide our services to those working in the co-operative sector, members of various co-operative businesses and the members of the trade union USDAW.

We are a member-owned, values-driven business which seeks to support low and moderate income households to borrow affordably and build savings to support their financial resilience. In a time of high indebtedness our services have never been more sorely required.

We are on a growth journey having recently appointed a new Chief Executive with a mandate to grow the credit union.

Role Purpose We are now looking for a motivated financial analyst to manage the finance, banking and credit functions of the credit union, and to advise the CEO and board on financial management and planning issues.

The role will also involve deputising for the CEO at appropriate times.
The role holder will line manage our part-time Credit Control Officer and is expected to work effectively across the credit union team as a member of senior management.
This is an opportunity to join an ambitious and relevant organization with great potential for the role to grow with the organisation’s success.

To apply: Please send a CV along with a covering letter of no more than 2 sides of A4 which sets out, using examples, how you meet the key knowledge, skills and experience listed below to: Matt Bland, Chief Executive email matt.bland@co-operativecreditunion.coop.
Closing date: Monday 16th November, 2020

for more details please click the link below:

https://www.co-operativecreditunion.coop/finmgr/

Save and Sound Volunteer Profile – Digital Volunteer / Website Editor

About the Project
Save and Sound is an oral history and heritage project that has been set up by the Credit Union Foundation to make sure that the early days of credit unions in Britain are not forgotten.
The project is funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund and has been made possible by money raised by National Lottery players. It will run until October 2021.
This phase of the project will focus on credit unions in the north of England. The Credit Union Foundation aims to extend its work across the country in the future.
The interviews will become part of the national oral history collection cared for by the British Library, where they will be available to generations of researchers. A new website will host interview clips, photos and other material collected from credit unions and digitised by volunteers.
By collecting and sharing the unique personal memories of a diverse range of credit union pioneers, and hosting a variety of events, Save and Sound will help many more people learn about the history and heritage of British credit unions.
Please read the role profile below and apply to abbie.shelton@creditunionfoundation.org.uk
setting out
- where you are based and what area you can travel within
- why you would like to be involved and
- what skills and qualities you can bring to the project
Closing Date: Friday 13th November 2020

Save and Sound Volunteer Profile - Oral History Interviewer

About the Project Save and Sound is an oral history and heritage project that has been set up by the Credit Union Foundation to make sure that the early days of credit unions in Britain are not forgotten.
The project is funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund and has been made possible by money raised by National Lottery players. It will run until October 2021.
This phase of the project will focus on credit unions in the north of England.
The Credit Union Foundation aims to extend its work across the country in the future.
The interviews will become part of the national oral history collection cared for by the British Library, where they will be available to generations of researchers.
A new website will host interview clips, photos and other material collected from credit unions and digitised by volunteers. By collecting and sharing the unique personal memories of a diverse range of credit union pioneers, Save and Sound will help many more people learn about the history and heritage of credit unions.

Please read the role profile below and apply to abbie.shelton@creditunionfoundation.org.uk setting out why you would like to be involved and you can bring to the project.