Person Specification

Job Title: Head of Housing


  • Proven transformational leadership & management experience
  • Thorough understanding of housing law and housing management practice
  • Understanding of housing policy and its impact on social housing providers
  • Experiencing of setting, managing and reporting on budgets
  • Experience of initiating and implementing service improvements
  • Experience of working within a wider management team
  • Experience of working with customers, colleagues, governance representatives and external stakeholders to agree and deliver business solutions


  • Able to build and maintain positive working relationships internally and externally
  • Able to lead and motivate a team to perform to a consistently high standard
  • Able to build and maintain a culture of curiosity and continuous improvement
  • Able to engage effectively with colleagues across departments to deliver results
  • Able to produce clear, well-structured reports and presentations to Boards and other formal groups to aid effective decision making
  • Able to build and maintain supportive and beneficial professional networks
  • Able to attend meetings outside normal office hours


  • Degree level or equivalent relevant qualification
  • Relevant professional qualification (Desirable)


  • Holder of a valid driving licence (Desirable)