Assistant Director, Strategic Partnerships and Membership Engagement

Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI)
circa £90,000 per annum

The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment is the leading professional body for securities, investment, wealth, and financial planning professionals. Dedicated to professionalism since it emerged from the London Stock exchange in 1992, its purpose is to champion lifelong learning and integrity, raising individual standards of knowledge, skills and behaviour globally to enhance public trust and confidence in financial services.


This new role at the heart of our Business Development directorate presents a fantastic opportunity to drive and build, on behalf of CISI, all our strategic partnerships around the world. These include relationships with government, regulation, and with distribution partners, other professional bodies, training partners and educational bodies. 

We are looking forward to receiving a diverse range of applications, reflecting current interest in, and the importance of strategic partnership management in ensuring our work has real impact globally, now and in the future. 

This role requires highly effective alliance and relationship building skills, along with a commercial mindset and an ability to think about opportunities across the breadth of our organisation. You will also demonstrate exceptional customer engagement skills, be a first-class negotiator, and have a robust track record of delivering tangible results.

You may come from an organisation within financial services, or from professional services or regulation. Wherever you are, you will possess drive and energy along with a real passion for getting things done. Your superb strategic influencing skills, strong interpersonal abilities and reputation for making it happen will mean you are our go-to person for all partnership related projects. 

We at CISI must stay ahead of the curve in a rapidly evolving professional and industry context. This role presents an unrivalled opportunity for a true partnerships professional to cultivate and leverage the high quality alliances and trust we need in a modern and rapidly changing world and to underpin CISI’s growth.   


Download the candidate brief to find out about the role.

How to apply

To make an application, please click on the apply now button below, with the following prepared:

  • Your CV (no more than three sides).
  • A supporting statement (no more than two sides) that sets out why you think this role is the right move for you and how you meet the knowledge and experience criteria.

Closing date
Friday 26th July 2024

Preliminary interviews
w/c 12th August 2024

Final Panel interviews
w/c 26th August 2024