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Non-Executive Director (FRAC Committee)

MHS Homes -  Non-Executive Director (FRAC Committee)

Location - Kent (Hybrid)

Salary - £8,569

Time Commitment: 8-10 days per year

About MHS Homes

Mhs homes group is a charitable housing association.
We’re unique in being the largest social landlord not registered with the social housing regulator.

We provide and manage 10,000 homes on the south side of the Thames Estuary in the vibrant area of North Kent.

We have an annual turnover of £80 million and will invest £145 million in new and existing homes over the next three years.

In the next three years, we’ll:
•    Build 363 new homes.
•    Make major steps to improve & decarbonise our existing homes.
•    Ensure we are a visible & responsive landlord.
•    Place the customer at the heart of how we deliver services.

Some organizations have a vision and mission – we have an ultimate ambition.

Our ultimate ambition is to help end the housing crisis in North Kent by providing safe and sustainable homes.

What we do isn't complex, but it does have a massive impact on the wellbeing and life chances of our customers.

As a leading housing charity, we have a responsibility to use our resources effectively to tackle the housing crisis, help those in housing need and provide safe and sustainable homes.

Our ultimate ambition is underpinned by our belief that decent housing should be a basic human right.
 
About the role

We’re looking for an exceptional individual to join our Finance, Risk & Audit Committee (FRAC) as a committee member.

The FRAC is responsible for contributing actively to the financial control, risk management and internal audit of the organisation. It does this by constructively challenging and developing insights that scrutinise performance to ensure that the organisation is:

•    Financially strong
•    Well managed
•    Delivering excellent services

The FRAC provides assurance to the Group Board on the effectiveness of the financial management and internal control procedures within the Group and alert the Boards to all aspects of risk that may reasonably be conceived as threatening the ongoing success and prosperity of the business.

We would love to hear from you if you have the following skills, attributes and capabilities;

•    Proven track record in navigating complex risk landscapes and a comprehensive understanding of non-financial risks.
•    Risk management – particularly around non-financial risks such as operational, third party, safeguarding, cyber, reputational, conduct, regulatory and compliance risks
•    Familiarity with and commitment effective corporate governance
•    Experience of internal controls and audit along with a proven ability to develop and implement effective risk management strategies.
•    Proactive approach to cybersecurity within an evolving business landscape.
•    Commitment to accountability and a robust organisational oversight framework.
•    Skilled at developing and maintaining relationships with others.
•    Able to assess the risks of proposed courses of action to make independent and critical judgments, whilst recognizing the need to reach consensus based on compromise.
•    Personal or professional ties to the Kent region, reflecting local knowledge and community engagement.
•    Integrity with values that match our PRIDE values and leadership behaviours. A commitment to safeguarding principles.
 
For more information, please see our recruitment pack: MHS Homes - NED (Risk)
 
How to Apply


If this role is of interest, please submit your CV and supporting statement via the link below.
Your supporting statement should not exceed 900 words and it should:
•    Summarise your ‘value add’ in terms of transferable skills and capability
•    Demonstrate your passion alignment with mhs homes and what we do
•    Outline your relevant board experience and understanding of governance
 
Closing Date: Sunday 10th March at 23.59hrs
 
If you would like to discuss the role before applying, please feel free to contact - Rebecca from Diversifying Group at rebecca@diversifying.com


Our Commitment
MHS Homes is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from people from all sections of the community. We would like to encourage applicants from black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds and those with disabilities.


Accessibility and Adjustments
We are committed to providing reasonable adjustments throughout our recruitment process and we’ll always endeavour to be as accommodating as possible. If you would like to discuss any specific requirements, please get in touch with Rebecca Davy (rebecca@diversifying.com)
 

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