Group Board Chair

Recruiter
Halton Housing
Location
Bold Heath
Posted
17 May 2019
Closes
21 May 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Role appointment: Group Board Chair Remuneration: £12,000 per annum Commitment: Approx 25 days commitment per annum, part time, permanent Location: Widnes Halton Housing is no ordinary housing association. We're different because we want to be. We are a modern, dynamic housing business that leads at the forefront of innovation. We attract the best people to work with us who want to deliver exceptional outcomes for our customers. We are looking to appoint a new Chair for our Board. The Chair leads the Board, enabling Board Members to fulfil their responsibilities for the strategic direction and governance of the organisation. The Chair is responsible for ensuring the Board works well as a team, in partnership with the Executive Team, to set and oversee the strategic direction of HH. Acting as ambassador for HH, the Chair works to enhance and promote HH's reputation at local, regional and national level, building relationships with key stakeholders. The Chair will promote the highest standards of governance, with the aim of securing the long- term sustainability of HH. Candidate key competencies: Customer focus, strategic leadership, finance, commercial acumen, social care, social housing, understanding of risk and knowledge of customer and community needs, customer experience, development, ICT, digital, health, audit. Key words: Chair, Non Executive, Board Member, commercial, entrepreneurial, business acumen, housing market, values, health, finance Key locations: North West Closing date for applications: 7th June 2019 Are you ready to take over this leadership role for our Board? You will work in close partnership with our new Group Chief Executive, Liz Haworth. She comes to Halton with a great experience base and a real focus on customers which fits perfectly with our new corporate strategy, Our Direction (OD3). She will lead an amazing Executive Team who work in close partnership with the Board. This partnership, we know, is key to our ongoing success. The Board aims to ensure that the succession of the Chair is carefully managed, to enable the incoming Chair, the Board and the organisation to retain its effectiveness throughout this period of change. As part of this process, as outgoing Chair, I have committed to work with the Board to achieve a balanced handover plan that supports the change process. If you are interested, please visit our website for a full application pack and further details. No terminology in this advert is intended to be deemed discriminatory. We are happy to accept applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status.

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