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Finance and Commercial Director

Location: Newcastle

Salary: circa £90,000 plus pension.

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Job ID: 165880


Our client Your Homes Newcastle believe Successful businesses don’t stand still, they need to be constantly innovating, improving and developing and that’s why it is such an exciting and interesting time to join Your Homes Newcastle.

YHN is the Arms Length Management Organisation (ALMO) of Newcastle City Council, charged with managing the City’s 26,500 Homes. Part of YHN’s role is to help the city deliver its strategic objectives through strong partnership working. We want to enable our customers to lead amazing lives in this great city.

The Role

As one of the Executive Directors an important part of the role is to demonstrate great leadership. We want you to be passionate about what you do and passionate about YHN, we expect you to work with integrity, be determined, have loads of stamina and bags of personality.

YHN have decided to escape from tradition, they want to better connect with our customers and be passionate explorers in pursuit of excellence. They are looking for someone who is prepared to travel with us on our journey, to bring with them new ideas, and a fresh approach. They are are going through a significant period of change which brings with it lots of positives and opportunities and if you think you have something to offer we would love to hear from you.

The Person

  • You will be a qualified and experienced Accountant who has operated at a senior management level (Financial Controller or above) within a large and complex organisation.

  • You will be able to demonstrate a significant track record of developing and delivering a financial strategy that supports a high quality service and value for money.

  • You will be able to evidence playing a key role in transforming the delivery of a service through strategic leadership, collaboration across services and the use of innovation

  • You will have first class leadership, stakeholder management and communication skills.

  • Previous experience within the Social Housing sector will be an advantage but is not essential and we would welcome applications from the private, public and not for profit sectors.

YHN is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all groups regardless of gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, disability, age, race, maternity and pregnancy, marriage and civil partnership and gender reassignment.

This role is being recruited on a retained basis by Jim Allcroft at NRG. jimallcroft@nrgplc.com


Please apply via our candidate microsite at http://yhn.nrgplc.com/


Closing date Thursday 12th July