Operations Director, Suffolk Housing Society

Bury St. Edmunds

circa £90,000 plus £5,000 car allowance and benefits

About Suffolk Housing Society

Suffolk Housing Society (SHS) has been helping to meet local people’s housing needs since 1974. The organisation has a rich history of innovation and now has over 2,800 homes. SHS has a strong Board in place and is currently developing a revised corporate strategy, which will take the organisation through its next period of change.

SHS’ Vision is “to improve lives and opportunities by being a great landlord and employer”; their Mission is “to provide great places for people to live”. These are supported by the organisation’s Values:

  • To work with integrity and efficiency
  • To be innovative and creative
  • To be approachable
  • To value our relationships

About the role

As Operations Director you will have an opportunity to directly shape and influence how we will deliver services across the organisation in the future. You will be joining an organisation where the pace of change will be quick and there is commitment at all levels to improve all areas of our work.

With responsibility for a broad range of housing, asset management and property services, we are looking for a candidate who not only has professional expertise in the key functions included under the role, but also is committed modelling and developing an organisation culture which has a strong focus on areas such as performance management, innovation, integrity and customer service.

As leader in the organisation, the successful candidate will need demonstrate experience and credibility of working with a range of senior stakeholders. However, the role also provides significant opportunity for opportunity for someone to develop into a Director level role.

Further information

For further information, please download and review the recruitment pack. If, having read the pack, you would like an informal and confidential discussion about the role, please contact Michael Appleby, Director at Altair – mobile: 07545 314749, office: 020 7934 0175, email: michael.appleby@altairltd.co.uk.

How to apply

To apply for the Operations Director position at Suffolk Housing Society, please complete our online registration form, attaching the following documentation (please save your documents with your surname first, followed by your first name and description of the file):

  • A detailed CV of no more than three pages, including details of positions held and dates
  • A supporting statement of no more than two pages, explaining your motivation in applying for this position at the SHS
  • Full contact details (name, job title, organisation, phone and email) for two referees (including your current employer if applicable). Please note that we will not take up references without your prior permission
  • A completed Recruitment Monitoring Form

The closing date for applications is 9.00am Monday 25th June 2018. The job reference code is ALT215. Your application will be treated with the strictest confidence.

Download the required files

Please download: Recruitment Pack Please download: Recruitment monitoring form