Chief Executive

Harris Hill
Ealing, West London
£80,000 pro rata plus benefits
Closing date
15 Aug 2022

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Senior Management
Housing & Homelessness
Part Time
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An established housing charity working in London and Kent are looking for an inspirational and empowering leader to join us at this exciting and transitional stage of our development.

The organisation is a modern and forward-thinking organisation, working to strengthen and enhance communities and individuals through the provision of housing and grant funding. With a heritage dating back to our roots in the seventeenth century, we have a long and rich history of providing Almshouse accommodation to the community.

Over the last few years, we have expanded on a large scale, allowing us to help people in need from communities across eight London Boroughs and Kent. We now manage more than 250 high quality sheltered housing units, helping older people to live independently in secure and safe surroundings, with a good quality of life.

As our Chief Executive you will lead the organisation through a period of change, shaping services, delivering the strategic plan and providing advice to the Board. We are looking for an influential and performance driven leader who can work at pace, with a strong commitment to tenant engagement and delivering high levels of customer satisfaction.

Key details:

Role: Chief Executive

Salary: £80,000 pro rata, plus benefits

Contract: Permanent, part time (3 days per week)

Location: Ealing, West London (min. 2 days per week in the office)

The successful candidate will have worked at a senior level within a housing association or similar organisation and be able to evidence a strong understanding of governance, risk and the regulatory landscape from both a Charity and Registered Provider perspective.

You will be equally comfortable setting strategic direction, working with the Board and supporting everyday activities. An ability to connect quickly and work effectively with staff members, trustees and residents will be essential.

If you have excellent relationship building and communication skills, strong financial acumen and an intuitive grasp of what is needed to take us forward we’d welcome your application.

If you would like to receive an Information Pack for this role with details on how to apply, please send an expression of interest and (optional but appreciated) a CV or professional profile in confidence to our consultant, Jenny Hills at For an informal and confidential conversation about this position, please contact Jenny at the above address with suitable times to speak.

Closing date for applications: 9am Monday 15th August 2022.


Harris Hill Charities Recruitment Specialists operates an equal opportunity policy and commits to treating all of our candidates and jobseekers fairly. We welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.



Harris Hill has been providing the Charity and Not-for-Profit sector with high quality recruitment solutions for over 27 years. In the past year we have worked on more than 3,000 charity vacancies (approximately 2,000 permanent and 1,000 temporary) and are continuing to grow, developing new teams to respond to the strong demand for specialist charity professionals.

Our teams focus on specific functions within charities including Fundraising, Marketing/PR/Digital, Data Management & Business Support, Finance, Human Resources, Temporary and Executive-level roles.

We are committed to delivering a level of excellence to both candidates and clients alike and have an unrivalled reputation for finding talented people their ideal charity jobs within the UK's leading national and international charities and non-profit organisations.

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