Regulation Manager

Manchester / Leeds / Birmingham
£40,005 - £44,216
16 Oct 2020
09 Nov 2020
Full Time
Organisation Type
Government organisation

Summary (this is an overview of the role):

The Regulation Manager delivers effective regulation for an assigned portfolio of Registered Providers to gain assurance that they are well governed and financially viable and that the economic standards are being met.

This role also ensures where there is evidence of non-compliance with the Consumer Standards for providers in this portfolio, in particular where there is risk of actual or potential harm to tenants that these issues are investigated with regard to compliance with the Governance and Financial Viability standard.

Job Description (the successful person will be responsible for):

Delivering effective regulation via a matrix management approach for an assigned portfolio of providers, ensuring the delivery of risk-based regulation in accordance with corporate policies and procedures and to agreed quality standards.  Developing & managing credible regulatory relationships with a number of registered providers as well as delivering targeted and proportionate regulatory assessments and interventions for an assigned portfolio of providers.

Responsibilities (In order to complete the responsibilities of this role the successful candidate will have):

The successful candidate will be educated to degree level in a relevant subject area or with equivalent experience in governance, risk management or finance related matters.

With understanding of strategy, operations and key processes of registered providers, the post holder will have excellent analytical evaluation skills, with the ability to exercise sound professional judgement and reach conclusions; experience of evaluation of organisations in relation to good governance and risk management; and have a sound understanding of financial regulation and financial management.

General Information:


Our staff are currently working from home due to COVID restrictions.

RSH’s core offices are in Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham, Bristol and London.  Our posts can be successfully carried out from any RSH office unless otherwise specified in the job information.  We offer flexible working arrangements and staff can work from home for part of their hours.

Most roles involve some travel within England between our offices, and some roles also involve onsite visits to social housing providers.

In line with Government requirements to reduce the number of Civil Service and NDPB roles based in London, we only advertise roles in London which need to be there for business-critical reasons.


Interviews dates are to be confirmed and will take place via Microsoft Teams due to the current closure of RSH offices and staff working from home.

Benefits and Salary

We offer a range of excellent benefits; information is available on our website.

The salary for this role is a spot salary within the given range, which will normally be the minimum of the range.  Annual salary reviews are determined by the government pay award. In addition, when the probation period is successfully completed, a performance related bonus may be awarded, based on appraisal ratings at the end of the qualifying appraisal year.

Things you need to know

Application process

For more information on the role, please see the attached Role Profile.

To apply, please complete the online application form on the RSH careers site with an anonymised CV which details your employment, education and training history and provide a supporting statement, which will be used in assessing your application. Guidance on the application process is available on the RSH careers site

Blind shortlisting – We carry out blind short listing for all of our vacancies as part of our commitment to Equality and Diversity and ensuring a fair and consistent approach to recruitment. Equality and diversity information that you provide as part of the application form is only used for reporting and monitoring purposes.

We guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet the minimum selection criteria, as part of disability confident commitment. 

As an equal opportunities employer we will ensure candidates who reach the bench mark from ethnic minority candidates will be selected for interview.

You should indicate on your application if you want to be considered under these options.  

Successful applicants will be advised of the outcome of their application and interviews held as soon as practical after the closing date.

Feedback will only be provided if you attend an interview or assessment.