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Chief Executive

Posted on: March 3rd, 2023 by Gerry May No Comments

Chief Executive

Progressive Building Society


Progressive Building Society is an integral part of the financial services sector in Northern Ireland.

After twelve successful years at the helm of the Society, current Chief Executive, Darina Armstrong, has taken the decision to step down from the post.  Subsequently, the Society has retained the services of Forde May Consulting to help recruit a new Chief Executive.


Progressive Building Society seeks a commercially-minded individual who will help continue the evolution of the current business, leading from the front in driving innovation and revenue growth with the intention of further cementing Progressive Building Society as the financial institution of choice within Northern Ireland.


The Chief Executive is a member of, and is accountable to, the Board and Members of Progressive Building Society. The main purpose of the role is to provide leadership and development of Progressive Building Society such that it continues to be an effective and sustainable business operating in the best interests of its membership.


For an informal discussion contact Gerry May at Forde May Consulting Ltd. All applications must be made by submitting a tailored CV, covering letter and separate supporting statement to  Your supporting statement must document, by way of examples, how you meet the criteria for the role detailed in the person specification.  Please quote reference number 1850CE.


Prior to submitting your CV we recommend that applicants familiarise themselves with the contents of the candidate information booklet, this will provide full details of the role, the person specification and the appointment process.  Copies of this booklet can be requested by contacting Forde May Consulting or by visiting


Please note that final interviews with Progressive Building Society will take place w/c 24th April or w/c 1st May 2023.  No alternative dates will be offered.