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114,346 - 139,758 plus competitive benefits package
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Group Chief Executive

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Group Chief Executive
£114,346 - £139,758 plus competitive benefits package
Flexible working patterns considered

Link Group

Link is one of Scotland’s largest social landlords providing services to more than 15,000 people. Regarded as a sector leader, the group comprises of eight vibrant and diverse social enterprise companies who provide a variety of socially inclusive regeneration, housing and support services to those who need it most across Scotland.

The group has established itself as a pillar of support across a number of local authorities, delivering a range of services including; affordable housing, property management, community investment, support, advice, financial inclusion and employability services. Link is currently in a period of significant growth with 3,200 new homes to be developed in the next 5 years, adding to the 6,500 homes currently managed by the group.

The passion and enthusiasm of the 890 staff, volunteers and board members has helped Link become a sector leader, its people embrace the vision and values whilst aiming for excellence. Link’s vision is to be a provider of choice and excellence in the delivery of a wide range of socially inclusive regeneration, housing and support services.

The Link group comprises of eight companies which include: Link Group, Link Housing, LinkLiving, Link Property, Horizon Housing Association, Larkfield Housing Association, West Highland Housing Association, and the Lintel Trust.

The Role

Link is now searching for a Group Chief Executive who can continue to build on the legacy of long-standing Chief Executive Craig Sanderson, one of the most recognisable names in Scottish Housing. Craig has given 43 years of service to the organisation and leaves a fantastic legacy and an equally unique opportunity for our new incoming Chief Executive to continue to lead and develop Link through our next stage of development.

The Group Chief Executive will provide strategic leadership and direction to the group and its people, driving forward growth and innovation to ensure Link retains its reputation as a sector leader in providing support services. The new leader will work with the Link Group Board to define the business strategy and market position moving forward whilst ensuring the values, vision and mission of the Group is incorporated into each decision.

We are looking for individuals who have a strong track record of achievement at Chief Executive or Senior Executive level within a complex organisation, who can inspire teams and engage with customers. Experience gained within housing, care & support or regeneration is an essential requirement, public or private sector backgrounds will be considered for the role.

For a confidential conversation about the role please call Nigel Fortnum or Mike Orr on 0141 212 7555.

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Closing date: 12 noon, Monday 17th September 2018

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