First Choice Homes Oldham – Assistant Director of Governance and Assurance

First Choice Homes Oldham is a housing association with 11,500 homes and a commitment to delivering a £100 million new build development programme over the next four years. An important partner in the Greater Manchester region, we work to deliver excellent landlord services, build new homes and create thriving communities. With a newly appointed Chief Executive and Executive Director of Corporate Services this is an exciting time to join not just an evolving corporate services team but a growing business that is focussed on making an impact and ensuring positive outcomes for real people; our customers.

Location(s): Greater Manchester
Job Type: Permanent
Closing date: September 28 2018
Salary: c. £65,000

About the role

This is a new role and as our Assistant Director of Governance and Assurance you will lead a high quality and effective service across Governance, Assurance, Risk and Legal.

As a senior manager, you will report directly to the Executive Director of Corporate Services, and as company secretary you will work closely with the Board. You’ll lead on business assurance and compliance as well as risk management.

We are seeking a senior leader who is ambitious, will be highly visible with strong communication skills. Housing sector experience is not a prerequisite but energy, passion and commitment to the role is a must. With strong social values you will also offer a commercial outlook to driving forward the service.

Key contact

For an informal discussion contact our consultant Kelly Shaw at Campbell Tickell, on 07900 363803 or 0203 4340990.

You can access the candidate pack at

Key dates

Closing date Interview date
Fri 28 Sep 2018 at 12 noon Fri 12 Oct 2018

How to apply

Please download and review the recruitment pack and associated documents below:

Send an up to date CV and supporting statement, detailing how you meet the criteria for this role using the person specification, along with your completed declaration form. We advise that your supporting statement is no longer than 3 pages and your CV no more than 3 pages. Your CV must contain dates worked and a brief description of your key responsibilities for each role including consultancy/project work.

Once complete, please send your application in MS Word format by email 


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