Director of Operations

England / Coventry, West Midlands
In excess of £80k per annum
04 Jun 2014
18 Jun 2014
Charity, Property
Contract Type

Housing will play a crucial role in helping to return the UK to growth. Well-designed places can improve lives, and housing professionals are at the heart of delivery. CIH is an independent voice for housing and home of professional standards with 22,000 members across 20 countries. It is our independent advice to government that is crucial to shaping the future. That’s why our organisation is so necessary – we shape and develop the best professionals across the whole industry – private, public, and independent. We ensure that they are intent on the highest possible standards. We have an ambitious strategy for growth and we need you to help us deliver organisational success.

The Director of Operations is a key post. We are looking for an exceptional person to lead us through the next phase in our development, as we place a renewed emphasis on financial strategy and building a culture of performance. We are seeking an individual who is passionate about performance – ensuring excellent systems are in place and achieve the highest standards, and to get the best out of talented people. A qualified finance professional, this individual will have very strong skills in shaping long term financial strategy. You will be adept at building a strong operations infrastructure in a complex organisation, and will proactively manage risk. You will lead a team of highly performing senior managers and be an excellent leader. As an Executive Director you will play a key role in setting and overseeing strategy for the professional body for housing.

Based at out Coventry office and reporting to the CEO you will be a key member of the Executive Team. You should be an experienced and proven leader who is committed to professional standards and the highest quality services, and to putting members and customers first. You are collaborative with a natural talent to inspire others. For you, results are what matter and you have the resourcefulness, resilience and gravitas to deliver every time.  

We are offering a benefits package in excess of £80k per annum.

For informal enquiries please contact Grainia Long, Chief Executive on 024 7685 1771 or Craig Hutton, HR Manager on 02476 851761.

Closing date for applications: noon, Friday 13 June. Interviews scheduled for Tuesday 1 July.

For further information about the role and on how to apply, please visit our website or click on the Apply now button. 

Open to all, closed to prejudice.

The Chartered Institute of Housing aims to be an Equal Opportunities Employer.