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Board Member

Employer
Nehemiah Housing
Location
Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary
£2,728 pa (pending review)
Closing date
15 Mar 2024

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Function
Executive & Senior, Senior management
Seniority
Board member
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

Nehemiah Housing Association is a progressive housing association with a portfolio of 1250 properties including 8 retirement schemes offering homes to multicultural communities across the West Midlands.   
 
We are firmly embedded in the Church of God of Prophecy, and we specialize in providing high-quality accommodation and support packages for elders from the BAME community. The provision of good, affordable housing for families, couples and single people is the platform from which the association has committed itself to the community at large.  
 
With more than 30 years’ experience, we are fully committed to serving the community and to creating a society in which people of all ethnic backgrounds feel valued and at home.  
 
Our vision is to be the best BAME housing provider in the UK, delivering high quality homes together with a range of services to boost and support the local community.  
 
We recognise the challenges that we and our tenants face and are determined to make the most of these challenges and opportunities through innovation and continuous improvement.  
 
To achieve this and in line with our Board and Committee Succession Plan, we are seeking members who have extensive knowledge of the social housing sector from a strategic level. It is a fantastic opportunity to contribute to our mission ‘To build successful, sustainable, and diverse communities by providing housing and well-being services in a culturally sensitive way to our current and our future tenants’. 
 
Key skills required: 

  •   Strategic Asset Management  
  •   Strategic Finance & ICT including Cyber Security 
  •   Awareness of decarbonisation and the Green Agenda 
  •   Risk Management   

Individuals must have prior board/committee /director level experience in the public and not-for-profit sector. Successful candidates will be nominated to serve on the Operations and, Audit and Risk committees. 
 
We encourage applicants from all backgrounds as it is important for Nehemiah to have a diverse board and one that reflects the communities that we serve.  
 
Closing Date:15 March 2024 
 
Information and details on how to apply is available via email from 
Janet Dubidat, Head of Governance & Company Secretary  corporate.services@nehemiah.co.uk Tel: 0121 358 8024  
www.nehemiah.co.uk 
 

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