Director of Strategy and External Affairs

Based in London
04 Jul 2018
23 Jul 2018
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

Director of Strategy and External Affairs Based in London Full time - Permanent £80,435

About the post

Habinteg are recruiting to an exciting new role within our organisation and we are seeking an experienced Director of Strategy and External Affairs. This role will take the strategic lead for promoting Habinteg’s interests and influencing decision-makers to increase the number of accessible homes.

We are looking for a candidate who will contribute effectively to the Senior Management Team over the direction and management of the organisation, ensuring the Association adheres to all relevant codes and regulatory standards. 

In addition, this role will provide strategic advice and guidance to the Board, Committees and the Senior Management Team to ensure that the Association increases its scope of influence. 

About you

You will have substantial experience in developing and delivering high level public affairs and media strategies and campaigns.

A keen understanding of the political system in England and Wales, with experience of influencing amendments to legislation is essential.

You be required to hold and develop strategic stakeholder relationships. In addition be able to demonstrate evidence of strong commercial performance while delivering social outcomes.

We are looking for someone who is an inspirational leader with strong emotional intelligence who empowers, enables, motivates and develop others to succeed.

About us

Habinteg has been a leading provider of affordable accessible homes for over 40 years. A third of the homes we provide are designed to wheelchair standard and our schemes – from Tyneside to Cornwall - provide sustainable, inclusive neighbourhoods for disabled and non-disabled people to share and enjoy.  We are champions of the Lifetime Homes Standard and have recently welcomed the Centre for Accessible Environments (CAE) on board. In our five year business plan we commit to sharing our expertise and influencing policy so that society includes disabled people with a place to live that meet their needs and maximise independence.

Closing date for the position is Monday 23rd July 2018

Interviews will take place on Tuesday 31st July 2018

For further information or to apply please click the red 'apply' button to be redirected to our website.

Please also feel free to contact the HR department:


Tel: 020 7822 8700

In line with our goals on Diversity we welcome applications from every section of the community.

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