In addition to having experience of payment systems issues, candidates need to be able to demonstrate the following attributes:
- The ability to engage effectively on a broad range of complex policy and technical issues, as well as general issues relevant to the PSR.
- An understanding, to at least some degree, of how regulation works, including its constraints and potential.
- Comfortable with, and effective in, a Board type environment reading, analysing and discussing papers from Executive staff.
- A clear understanding of the constraints of confidentiality and, on occasion, the handling of sensitive information.
- Members need to understand the importance of, and be able to participate in meetings as informed individuals rather than as representatives of specific constituencies or organisations
In addition to these requirements, candidates are expected to understand the general viewpoint of their sector and be able to contribute constructively and fully in Panel discussions towards the development of the PSR’s strategic thinking from that perspective.
How to apply
If you would like to discuss this role further please contact Graham Collett at Graham.Collett@fca.org.uk.
Applications from interest groups other than large corporate users of payment systems will not be considered on this occasion. Panel membership is held at a senior level and candidates should be at CEO or director level.
The Panel meets formally four times a year which all members are expected to attend. Panel meeting dates for 2017 are; 23 January, 3 April, 17 July and 20 November.
In addition the Panel occasionally meets to discuss specific projects on an ad hoc basis. Panel members should not expect to commit more than 15 days per annum. The post is unpaid but expenses may be covered in some circumstances.
The PSR values and promotes diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity for all. All appointments are made on merit.