Non-Executive Directors

Rochdale Boroughwide Housing


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    £4100 Per annum and reasonable expenses.

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    Rochdale Boroughwide Housing

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We are looking for two new Non-Executive Directors to join our Board, helping us to deliver excellent services that engage and empower our tenants, communities, and employees.

We are proud to be a mutual housing society, co-owned by both our tenants and employees. Together we own over 12,000 homes throughout the borough of Rochdale. We work together to make the towns and villages of Rochdale great places to grow up, grow a career, and grow older - continually striving to improve our services, build and maintain quality affordable homes, improve lives, and transform neighbourhoods.

We’re looking for talented professionals to join us as Non-executive Directors and be part of a strong and pioneering partnership between our Board, our leadership team, and the elected tenants and employees on our Representative Body.

As regards the skills we need to complement our Board, we are particularly interested in:

  • A qualified finance professional (CCAB/CIMA) who will be Chair of our Audit Committee. Previous chairing experience is not essential, and we are open to candidates from a wide range of customer-centric sectors. There may also be an additional opportunity to join our Audit Committee as a Co-Optee.
  • A strategic leader with experience of the place, regeneration and sustainability agendas. Your career could have progressed within inward investment, development, asset management, regeneration or architecture amongst others, providing that your professional focus has been on both people and place.

Earlier this year, our Representative Body approved our new strategy, "Succeeding Together". Our new Non-executive Directors will help us to make sure that we deliver on the priorities set out in our strategy. These are:

  • Pride in quality homes and good services - providing great places to live for people and communities to succeed is at the core of what we do
  • Pride in our people and communities - we have a significant role in developing Rochdale Borough as a great place to grow up, grow a career, and grow older
  • Pride in our society - we want to write a new chapter in Rochdale’s co-operative story - and write it together with our members

Further Information

To apply, please download the candidate pack from If you then require a confidential discussion, please contact our advising consultants at GatenbySanderson: Nick Roberts on 07393 013697 or Rachel Salvia on 0207 426 3374. The closing date is 9:00am Monday 6th June 2022.   

Recruitment Timetable

Closing date
9:00am Monday 6th June 2022.

Preliminary interviews
w/c 20th and 27th June

Final panel
w/c 11th July

How to Apply

  • Please submit your CV along with a Supporting Statement addressing the person specification criteria, evidencing how you meet the criteria.
  • Detail any employment or education gaps.
  • Be ready to provide the names, positions, organisations and contact details for two referees; one should be your current or most recent employer. Referees will be contacted for those proceeding to final stages. We will always gain your permission before we contact referees.
  • Let us know any difficulty you may have with the indicative timetable.
  • Check that your contact details are correct before you submit.

Once you have submitted your application, you will receive an automated email confirmation. If you do not receive, please email