Chief Executive

Newydd Housing Association

South Wales

  • Location

    South Wales

  • Job type


  • Sector


  • Salary

    Competitive salary

  • Job ref


  • Expiry date

    01 June 2020

  • Client

    Newydd Housing Association

Ref: GSe62497

Please note that the application timetable for this role is temporarily postponed, due to the recruiting organisation’s operational focus upon the coronavirus. We anticipate that this temporary postponement will be for circa three months. Please register your interest so that we can contact you as soon as applications resume.

Newydd Housing Association provides nearly 3,000 homes across Mid and South Wales.  As a charitable organisation, our vision is to deliver affordable homes and support sustainable communities, taking considerable pride in the excellent services we provide for all our tenants and customers. Our strong people focus is highlighted by recently retaining the Investors in People Standard, and we also celebrated achieving 30th place in the 2019 Top 100 Not for Profit places to work in the UK. 

We want to be known as a beacon of excellence in everything that we do. Already an ambitious and financially strong organisation, we are determined to continue developing and improving. It’s an exciting time across our sector, and we welcome the opportunity to help address some of the  significant challenges such as decarbonisation and the provision of more affordable homes. Our new Chief Executive will help us innovate, engage and empower our teams and communities, and ensure that our successful organisation achieves its considerable potential.

Whether your career progression to date has been within the social housing, public, private or not for profit sectors, you’ll bring to us significant insight into successful leadership in a regulated environment .  You will have strong business acumen with a proven track record of delivering continuous improvement and high-quality services that put the customer at the heart of everything you do.  You will be an effective ambassador to grow our networks and uphold our positive reputation with our stakeholders. Regardless of background, or whether you’re a current or aspirant Chief Executive, what we do expect is that you’ll challenge us, share our passion for collaborative partnership working and deliver the many opportunities that are open to us.

Please contact us for a Welsh language version of the candidate pack if required.

Closing dateTBC - role postponed for circa 3 months
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.