Feb 232018

Chair - One Housing

Recruiter: One Housing
Location: London
Salary: Remunerated
Posted: 05 Feb 2018
Closes: 02 Mar 2018
Ref: GSe36854
Position/Level: Board
Responsibilities: Operations, Sales, Strategy
Sector: Property
Contract Type: Part-time
Language: English

One Housing is at the forefront of tackling England’s housing crisis. Everyone agrees we need to build more new homes. We are determined to play our part and we are focused on our aim of building more new homes to meet the widest possible range of needs from first time buyers to older people who need support and care. Across London and the South East we are developing over 2,500 new homes with plans for many more.

This is a very exciting time to be joining One Housing, we are long term investors building for the future and we strive to provide a first-class service to our thousands of customers and residents. We’ve set up our own maintenance company and are investing around £25m a year to improve our properties, both for the benefit of residents and to protect our assets (with a current vacant value of around £4bn). We place value for money at the heart of the way we operate, helping to improve affordability for all our residents. Our forward thinking and emphasis on quality, individuality and choice, are what continue to drive us today.

We are looking for a new Chair who can bring a blend of professional and strategic skills to lead our Board. We are particularly interested in attracting individuals with diverse backgrounds and experience as well as a passion for working at Board level within a sector with a strong purpose.

If you are passionate about our mission, share our ambition and can bring a strong commercial outlook to our Board then please visit our website or for an informal confidential discussion, please contact our advisers Simon Wing on 020 7426 3976 or Mark Turner 020 7426 3983.

Closing date: 2nd March 2018

How to Apply

To apply for this role, please submit an up to date copy of your CV, along with a Supporting Statement that addresses the criteria set out in the person specification, using examples to demonstrate how you meet the essential requirements. Please provide your home, work, mobile and email contact details and let us know of any dates when you are not available or where you may have difficulty with the indicative timetable. You should also provide the names, positions, organisations and contact details for two referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer. If you do not wish us to approach your referees without your prior permission, please state this clearly.

Once you have submitted your application, you will receive an automated email to confirm that you have applied. If you do not receive this email, please make contact with GatenbySanderson.


The following consultants are managing this role and will be happy to answer any questions that are not covered in the person specification on the next webpage.

Contact: Simon Wing Telephone: 020 7426 3976

non-executive director

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