Group Chief Executive

Wythenshawe Community Housing Group


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  • Salary/Remuneration

    £155,000 plus benefits

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  • Expiry date

    02 February 2019

  • Client

    Wythenshawe Community Housing Group

Ref: GSe49093

WCHG’s vision is to create “a community where people choose to live and work, having pride in their homes and services.” Managing almost 14,000 properties across South Manchester, we provide homes for more than 20,000 people and we’re an integral part of the place shaping agenda in Manchester. As the first housing association in the North West of England to be awarded the prestigious ‘Investors in People’ Platinum Status, it places us amongst an elite group of world class organisations who share our commitment to high performance and excellent people management.

Our next Group Chief Executive will be an exceptional leader who will represent us across Greater Manchester and beyond, driven to ensure people, customers and communities remain at the heart of everything we do. We are looking for a leader who will build highly productive partnerships with our many stakeholders, providing services to deliver impressive outcomes for health, wellbeing and prosperity in our communities. With a broad remit to deliver change and to influence our direction over the coming years, ours is an environment where your ability to deliver continued high performance at pace will be valued. 

As an experienced and visible strategic leader, you will appreciate the significant social impact you can have as our Group Chief Executive. Ambitious, and with exceptional relationship building skills, you will have a reputation for making things happen by inspiring your teams and external stakeholders alike. With an engaging and tenacious personality, combined with your insight into the challenges and opportunities for social housing organisations such as ours, you will bring an inspirational approach to ensure we continue to adapt and thrive. By developing long-term, enduring partnerships and sustainable solutions, you will create an exciting future for our Group and the communities we serve.

For a confidential initial discussion, please contact our advising consultants at GatenbySanderson, Nick Roberts on 0113 205 61014 or Simon Wing on 0207 426 3976. 

Closing dateFriday 1 February 2019
Long listingMonday 11 February 2019
Preliminary interviewsw/c 18 February 2019
Short listingTuesday 26 February 2019
Final panelMonday 11 March 2019
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.

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