Non-Executive Board Member x 2
Remuneration: £12,000 p.a.
Our client is a progressive and forward thinking Housing Association with operations spanning the growth corridor between Oxford and Cambridge.
Formed twenty-eight years ago, they have grown to own and/or manage around 19,000 homes with a value in excess of £1bn. Based in Bedford, there are a ‘social business’ with a turnover of c.£120m. They employ 400 staff and provides a range of services to approximately 30,000 customers. Their development programme will see it build c.3,000 new homes over the next five years, placing it amongst the top 25 housing associations in terms of new homes built.
The Board and Committee structure is at the centre of its strong governance processes. The organisation is regulated by the Regulator of Social Housing (RSH). The RSH has awarded the organisation its highest ratings for Governance (G1) and Viability (V1). They have a Standard and Poors (S&P) credit rating of A+ and it won the 2017 Housing Association National Award (HANA) for its risk management processes.
The Board comprises of up to eight Non-Executive Directors (including the Chair and a Senior Independent Director) and four Executive Directors.
They are now looking to appoint two Non-Executive Board Members. Applicants will have good interpersonal skills, independence of thought and an ability to challenge constructively while making balanced and informed decisions. They must demonstrate a high degree of personal integrity.
They are particularly interested to hear from applicants who live within our area of operation. They are an equal opportunities employer and are keen to attract greater diversity on to the Board.
Board and Committee meetings are held at the head office in Bedford during normal working hours.