Grand Union Housing Group – Chair

Our vision and values should resonate strongly with our new Chair.

Grand Union are a successful organisation that operates with purpose. Our exceptional growth over the last decade reflects our unstinting commitment to continue to tackle the shortage of affordable housing options across the region. But at Grand Union we know that it takes much more to ensure that communities can thrive and succeed. So our investment in neighbourhoods and people continues at pace.

Location(s): Bedfordshire and surrounding counties
Job Type: Non-Executive
Closing date: February 01 2019
Salary: £15k pa

About the role

You will be working with exceptional people who bring experience, intelligence and creativity to strategic decision making, by setting direction, ensuring compliance and raising standards. With £645m worth of assets and a financial turnover of £74m, we make important risk-based decisions. As such we are seeking a Chair who has prior governance experience, a track record of working commercially within a strong social values framework and a colleague who places a high premium on building relationships with others.

This is a fantastic opportunity to lead a dynamic organisation that can take pride in its legacy and feel confident about its ambitious future.

GUHG believe that providing good, affordable, secure and safe homes in decent neighborhoods shapes people’s lives positively. What we do matters – and if it matters to you too, we would love to hear from you.

Key contact

For an informal discussion with our retained recruitment consultants, Campbell Tickell, please contact Mark Glinwood on 07944 411 484 or 0203 434 0990.

Key dates

Closing date Stage 1 interviews Stage 2 interviews
Fri 1 Feb 2019 Mon 11 Feb 2019 Thurs 28 Feb 2019

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 


Please ensure we receive your application in good time. If you do not receive confirmation of receipt within 24 hours of sending, please call us on 020 3434 0990. To help avoid your submission being treated as spam, please use a secure email address from which to send your application, and refer to the role and organisation in the header.

Our Team

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