Director of Community Investment

London or East Midlands
Circa £95,000 per annum
21 Feb 2019
07 Mar 2019
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

Director of Community Investment - do you have the passion, energy and enthusiasm to lead our community and social investment offer?

Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing has a vision that "everyone has a home and the opportunity to live well"; that means working with partners to create sustainable and vibrant neighbourhoods where our customers want to live. With 57,000 homes and more than 120,000 residents and customers we have a real opportunity to make that vision a reality.

Since our recent merger we are reviewing structures to support the delivery of our vision and are now looking to appoint a Director of Community Investment.

This role will work with the Executive Director of Customer Services to create an ambitious and exciting Customer Investment strategy which will form a key part of the MTVH Corporate strategy. The successful candidate will play a key role in the Customer Services Senior Leadership Team working collaboratively with other Directors and colleagues within and outside of the Directorate to ensure a sustainable, dynamic and successful organization.

You will be accountable for creating and delivering the Community Investment strategy, gaining agreement and buy in from internal and external stakeholders and working collaboratively with a range of local, regional and national partners to promote the work of MTVH. You will work to maximise the positive outcomes from our existing services and seek new funding and opportunities to deliver services which support the needs of our customers and communities across London, Thames Valley, East Anglia and the Midlands.

About You:

The successful candidate will be educated to degree level and / or have experience relevant to the role. You may have a relevant professional qualification / membership of sector or trade bodies

You will have experience of working at a senior level influencing policy and understanding the operating context within the social housing, employment skills or community sectors. A sound knowledge of the policy and socio-economic issues affecting social housing customers and the neighbourhoods where they live is highly desirable.

The ability to travel nationally and to meet external commitments is essential.

You may have experience of the following: Community Investment, Social Investment, Community Development, Property Management, Housing Association, Social Housing etc.

If you would like to have an informal telephone chat about the role with the Executive Director please email who will make arrangements for this.

To apply please send your current CV and salary details along with a covering letter detailing how you meet the criteria for the role to our Head of HR Monica Wallace at

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