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Executive Director – Investment & Growth
An exceptional opportunity to make your contribution in a pivotal new role
£132k (inclusive of 10% car allowance)
Based Horsham, West Sussex (flexible working arrangements)
At Saxon Weald, we place great emphasis on providing a local housing service to fit local housing needs. We take pride in putting residents at the heart of what we do and making them part of our journey to provide better homes & housing services.
We have an ambitious and aspirational vision ‘Great homes, building futures’ and a vibrant and dynamic people culture.
As our Executive Director – Investment & Growth, you will drive our response to the significant challenges of net zero carbon and building safety, improve our assets, and lead on the delivery of 750 new affordable homes in line with our Corporate Plan.
As an experienced property professional, capable of working at a senior and strategic level, you will provide highly visible and inspirational leadership across Saxon Weald; leading by example, acting with integrity, role modelling and embedding our values at every opportunity.
A key priority for the successful candidate will be the creation and implementation of our company-wide asset, sustainability and development strategy, ensuring that optimum financial performance and social value is achieved. You will have significant financial responsibility, investing c£100M over the next five years in our existing and new homes. Demonstrable evidence of achieving financial viability at this scale, coupled with a robust understanding of risk management, regulatory and legal requirements, is essential.
Reporting to the Chief Executive and as a member of the Executive Team, you will bring your influence and insight to shaping the future direction of the organisation.
You will be supported by two experienced and committed teams (Assets & Sustainability and Development & Sales) who will value your collaborative and inclusive style, strong social purpose and ability to establish new stakeholder relationships.
At Saxon Weald, diversity and inclusion are central to our values and the way we operate, and we are actively seeking to enhance the diversity of our organisation.
Whilst we embrace flexible working, we have a fantastic, modern, recently refurbished head office in Horsham, West Sussex that provides an inspirational environment to work in.
Our Candidate Brief below provides further details on this exciting new opportunity.
Closing date for applications: 9am Monday 9 May 2022