Small Providers Manager

Manchester, Leeds or Birmingham
£41005 to £45322
02 Mar 2021
25 Mar 2021
Full Time
Organisation Type
Government organisation

Summary (overview of role):

We are looking for a financial analyst with management experience to join us as manager of the Small Providers team - the role can be based in either Manchester, Leeds or Birmingham

As the Small Providers Manager, you will manage the RSH team responsible for delivering the effective regulation of the diverse range of c1,000 registered providers that have fewer than 1,000 homes. There will be staff management responsibilities as part of the role.

One of the key elements of the role is to gain assurance that social housing providers meet the RSH’s economic standards and are financially viable. Financial knowledge and acumen is therefore a key attribute and the successful candidate will be CCAB qualified or have extensive experience in a financial environment and have a sound understanding of a range of governance, constitutional, funding and financing arrangements in businesses.

You will be able to digest and analyse a wide range of complex material and be able to identify situations that present novel, complex and contentious issues. You should be used to delivering results and making evidenced based and proportionate recommendations which support effective decision making in a regulatory, financial, or assurance-based environment. The post holder is responsible for ensuring the regulation of different sizes of providers is proportionate to the risks arising and responsive to emerging issues.

Articulate and credible, with experience of producing written and oral briefings that draw out and analyse the key issues and risks, you’ll combine this expertise with the ability to develop and manage effective stakeholder relationships at senior levels with colleagues, social housing providers, advisors, and external agencies as well as having highly developed influencing skills and resilience to deal with challenging situations.

For a full list of role requirements, please see the job profile.

General Information:


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

RSH’s core offices are in Manchester, Leeds and Birmingham.  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.


Interview dates are TBC and will be held 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.

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.

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