Mar 302020

Group Chair, Board and Committee Opportunities - Coastline Housing

Recruiter: Coastline Housing
Location: Redruth, Cornwall
Salary: £2,500 - £12,500
Posted: 16 Mar 2020
Closes: 08 Apr 2020
Sectors: Public Sector
Contract Type: Contract
Hours: Part Time

Coastline Housing – Group Board and committee opportunities

Coastline Housing Ltd (CHL) is an independent, not for profit housing association owning and managing almost 5,000 homes for individuals and families across Cornwall. Also part of the Coastline Group are the following wholly-owned subsidiaries;

Coastline Services Limited (CSL), a building maintenance and grounds contractor;
Coastline Design & Build Limited (CDB), a design and build contractor providing management services to CHL; and
Coastline Homes Limited (CHM), a design, construction and residential housing contactor set up for the development and sale of open market housing.
Together our companies form Coastline Housing Group (‘the Coastline Group’ or ‘the “Group’) which employs a great team of over 300 people. We are governed by a Board of up to ten Non-executive Directors supported by co-opted members with specialist experience.

Our vision, values and objectives are all aligned to ensure we provide high levels of customer service, operate efficiently and have a strong financial and service delivery platform. However, we also recognise the challenges that our companies and customers face now, and over the coming years. We are determined to make the most of these challenges and opportunities through innovation and continuous improvement.

We are looking for someone offering the experience to Chair our Board and to develop and oversee the strategic direction and strong governance of the Coastline Group. The successful applicant will also be inspiring, motivating and empowering in leading our Board and Executive. We are also recruiting to two additional posts to bring a breadth of relevant skills and experience to add value to our Board and Audit, Risk and Assurance Committee. We hope that all new appointees will share our passion for social justice, and recognise the importance of operating with strong financial and commercial acumen. It would be particularly helpful if the Co-opted member to our Audit, Risk and Assurance Committee has a financial background.

You do not need to have a detailed understanding of our work, but you will be able to demonstrate that you understand some of the challenges that our customers, and the communities in which they live, face. It will be a great advantage if you share a passion for and either live or work in CornwallSo, if you would like to play a key role in shaping the future of the Coastline Group, we would welcome your application.

We have included headline information about Coastline in this pack and there is a wealth of information on our website. I hope you find all the documentation both helpful and stimulating and that you are encouraged to apply.

Closing date for applications: Group Chair: Wednesday, 8th April 2020

Closing date for applications: Non-Executive Director and Co-optee for the Audit, Risk and Assurance Committee, Monday 4th May 2020


Further information and how to apply

To arrange a confidential discussion about the role, in the first instance please contact Sue Manning, Forest HR,

How to apply

You are asked to provide the following:

  1. A letter containing your supporting statement (no more than two A4 pages) setting out why you feel you are the best person for the role recognising the Role Profile. Please say which of the three role(s) you are applying for;
  2. A CV including details of positions held (and dates), leadership and professional experience including size of budgets and scale of teams managed, key achievements as well as qualifications;
  3. Contact details (name, job title, organisation, phone and email) for two referees. References will only be taken up for the successful appointees,
  4. A completed diversity monitoring form (attached). Please note, this is for monitoring purposes only and will not be seen or used by Coastline.

Please either e-mail or send a hard copy to Sue Manning, Director of Forest HR, The Bothy, Abbotswell Road, Frogham, Fordingbridge, Hampshire, SP6 2JB.

All applications will be acknowledged.

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