The Church of England Pensions Board – Head of Operations and Strategy

Exciting and challenging times!

The Church of England Pensions Board provides retirement services for those who have served or worked for the Church. The Pensions Board is a charity within which the housing department provides 2000 properties nationwide, worth in excess of £350m, we are not however a registered social housing provider.

Location(s): Westminster
Job Type: Permanent
Closing date: January 07 2019
Salary: c. £70k

About the role

Retirement housing services at The Pension Board are changing, integrating and aligning housing management with asset management and breaking down old boundaries to create a cohesive offer.

This is therefore a new, pivotal and high-profile opportunity, responsible for the development of the core business of Pensions Board Housing – housing and asset management services. You will develop the asset strategy for the future, together with the development of the maintenance & repairs services, mindful of a unique, dispersed property portfolio and our customers.

You will provide direction and inspirational leadership, outstanding management, financial control and advice and guidance. You will be coming into this role to ensure that systems, people and processes are aligned to deliver a top quality and efficient service.

An appreciation of our customers who given their lives to ministry, understanding that our business model is about providing accommodation and services to older people who will grow older in their homes and who will want to live as independently as possible is key, as is your insight into how housing services and asset management need to work in harmony for the benefit of our customers. You are likely to have a senior track record in housing and or property operations, and will also have a tangible offer when it comes to developing and implementing strategy.

Key contact

If you are interested in finding out more, contact Kathy Carter on 077 8683 1690; or download a comprehensive information pack at

Key dates

Closing date Stage 1 interviews Stage 2 interviews
Mon 7 Jan 2019 at 12 noon Fri 18 Jan 2019 Mon 4 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 


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