ASTL seeks CEO applications

The Association of Short Term Lenders (ASTL) is now inviting applications to fill the role of chief executive officer.

This follows the recent decision by current CEO Adrian Bloomfield to step down.

The successful applicant will be the principal public face of the ASTL he or she will communicate the ASTL’s objectives and policies to the media and represent the ASTL to the regulators, government and other trade bodies.

In addition they will advise the ASTL’s board of directors and members on regulatory and other industry matters affecting the sector, recommending appropriate strategies to build and enhance the profile of the ASTL.

The role is a part time one of two days a week and requires experience in financial services and secured short term lending markets. It is essential that applicants possess a thorough and up to date knowledge of mortgage regulation and the regulatory issues affecting the secured short term loan sector.

If employed in the role, applicants may not also be employed by a short term lender at the time of commencement at the ASTL although consultancy services to a lender are acceptable.

A full job description is available from Kay Woolley, who can be contacted on 01494 618464 or at kay@theASTL.org

Applicants should apply in writing, sending their CV along with a covering letter to: Andrew Bloom, Mimosa House, 12 Princes Street, London, W1B 2LL or via e-mail to andrew.bloom@masthaven.co.uk. All applications will be treated as strictly private and confidential.

The deadline for those wishing to apply is Friday 27 April 2012.