Chief Operating Officer

Recruiter
Perret Laver
Location
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Salary
Commensurate with the seniority of the appointment
Posted
11 Sep 2020
Closes
05 Oct 2020
Seniority
Director
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

Join us to build communities where people can live happily in a home they can afford.

bpha is a forward-thinking housing association that works within the Government’s strategically important economic growth area, the Oxford to Cambridge arc. Based in Bedford. We are a leading provider and developer of affordable homes, committed to providing our customers with high quality, value for money services.  We work with our customers and the communities in which they live to help houses becomes homes that people are proud to live in.

We are currently seeking a dynamic and ambitious individual for the exciting new post of Chief Operating Officer. This is a great opportunity to join a leading housing organisation at an important time as it embarks on the next phase of its development and growth. The new COO will play a crucial role in shaping and embedding the organisation’s new Corporate Strategy 2025/30, a forward-looking statement of bpha’s ambition that will see it working in new ways, delivering new services and developing a more system-based approach to its work at a community level.   

Reporting to the Chief Executive, and as a member of the Board, the Chief Operating Officer will lead, direct and deliver bpha’s external service portfolio encompassing Assets, Home, Retirement Living, Leaseholders, Management Agreements and Investment Properties. They will have responsibility for an asset base of 19,000 plus homes, a budget in excess of £50m, 300 employees and will be accountable for the overall leadership and development of multi-disciplinary teams to enable the delivery of our ambitious new strategy.

bpha wishes to encourage applications from senior professional leaders drawn from a variety of backgrounds. You will bring senior leadership and change management experience of operational service delivery in a business to customer environment. You will be an innovative thinker with service digitisation as well as asset management experience. You will demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills as well as inclusive leadership and the ability to inspire others to perform the best they can be. Although housing sector experience is not essential an understanding of the sector and of regulatory environments is desirable.

If you can demonstrate a “social heart” combined with sound business thinking capability, excellent leadership skills and the ability to win support for ideas and utilise resources effectively then we’d love to hear from you. To apply or read more about this role please download further information at www.perrettlaver.com/candidates

To apply please submit your curriculum vitae and cover letter quoting reference number 4777. The closing date for applications is 9am BST Monday 5th October.

The role is based in Bedford and the salary is commensurate with the seniority of the appointment. We offer fantastic benefits including a generous car allowance, BUPA and pension, plus a modern office with excellent facilities, free parking and easy road and rail links to London and beyond.

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