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Chief Executive

Chief Executive
Knowes Housing Association
£77,364 – £80,137

Knowes Housing Association (KHA) is a community based social landlord committed to its mission of providing good quality affordable housing and service which meet the needs and aspirations of the community they serve. The association owns and manages 1030 properties and provides factoring services to 694 customers across the Clydebank area. KHA is a driving force behind the improvement and redevelopment of the area, KHA invests in its properties and communal areas and has ambitions to develop new build properties.

KHA is invested deeply within the community, its management committee is made up of local residents, homeowners and housing professionals from outwith the area, who are passionate about delivering impact for the local communities within the Faifley and Duntocher areas. The Association works in partnership with various community groups and initiatives to provide opportunities and support local community members. Embracing a customer focused approach, the association delivers various services for its residents in line with its values and mission.

Due to the retirement of KHA’s longstanding CEO, the board are now seeking a new leader who can take on the challenge and continue to build on the historic success of KHA and its communities. The new leader will hold overall responsibility for the organisation and its people whilst reporting to the management committee. The staff team, community and committee are fiercely proud of KHA and the new CEO will drive forward the ambitions of the organisation through innovation whilst protecting its independence. The new CEO will lead on governance and overall people management, developing teams and driving improvements whilst upholding the organisations values and maintaining focus on its mission.

To be considered for the role you must possess high quality leadership skills and experience and hold a deep knowledge of the RSL sector – acquired within a professional or voluntary role. You will have experience of strategic planning and risk management, and an understanding of the wider strategic, policy and financial issues affecting the sector. The ideal candidate will bring an innovative, forward-thinking approach to the role and will be excited by the opportunity to deliver positive impact for local communities.

Closing date: Monday 23rd August 2021

For a confidential discussion please call Nigel Fortnum or Mike Orr on 0141 212 7555.  To apply please submit your CV and supporting statement per the requirements in the Recruitment Pack.

Document for Download:  Recruitment Pack