Walsall Housing Group – Chair

We are one of the West Midlands’ leading and most successful providers of high quality homes. Owning and managing around 21,000 properties across the Midlands, we provide affordable, good quality homes and community-based services to our local community.

Financially strong with ambitions for growth, by 2024 we aim to own or manage 30,000 homes, operate throughout the Midlands and be known nationally as a provider of much more than housing. We play a pivotal role in regenerating and supporting local communities. Our work includes helping local residents to access employment, tackle poor health and improve their neighbourhoods.

Location(s): Walsall, West Midlands
Job Type: Non-Executive
Closing date: September 28 2018
Salary: £14,215 per annum

About the role

As our new Chair, your values and your commitment to social justice will be aligned to ours. You will provide active and inclusive leadership for the Board and strategic support and challenge to the Chief Executive and his team. Your professional experience could be drawn from any field or sector, what matters is that you are a confident and inspirational leader with the credibility that allows you to engage and influence at a senior level in and outside the sector. You will have a proven track record as an effective non-executive with strong strategic financial, business and commercial skills, gained within a large, complex organisation.

We are keen to increase the diversity of our Board and particularly welcome applications from women.

Key contact

For an informal discussion and further information about this role, please contact Bill Barkworth on 07706 369273.

We are also recruiting for Board and Committee members for whg, please click here for more information about these roles.

Key dates

Closing date Stage 1 interviews Stage 2 interviews
Friday 28 Sept 2018 at 12 noon Monday 8 Oct 2018 Monday 22 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 walsall@campbelltickell.com


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 referring to the role and organisation in the header. Please use a secure email address from which to send your application, to avoid it being treated as spam.

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