Haig Housing Trust

Haig Housing – Chief Executive


HQ Location: Morden,London

Closing date: 24 September 2020

Haig Housing provides quality homes to improve the lives of Veterans and families in need. 

The housing needs of our Veteran Community is both complex and constantly evolving. As the UK’s largest charity providing housing to Veterans in need, Haig Housing is proud to be critical leader in meeting these changing needs and in insuring that our Veterans have the home, they so richly deserve.

We are entering into an exciting new strategic phase, following a significant period of growth in our offering, influence and impact. Our new Chief Executive will be critical to ensuring we build from this healthy, financial position to remain the forward looking, agile and robust charity we will need to be, in order to meet the evolving needs of our Veteran Community.

Our next Chief Executive will bring a significant track record of successful, strategic, leadership and operational management experience, at an organisation of comparable, or greater scale. Experience of military service is strongly welcomed, but not essential, as is experience of operating in the charitable sector. You will have the demonstrable ability to identify, measure and manage key business drivers and a strong understanding of how to ensure robust organisational governance, financial management and a people focused culture, in a regulated sector.

As Chief Executive, you will have the gravitas and communication skills to work with all our stakeholders and beneficiaries, as well as the ability to enhance Haig Housing’s standing with government and relevant, public, private and civil society organisations. Critically, you will have clear and demonstrable empathy with the issues facing Veterans and a passionate zeal for our mission

Saxton Bampfylde Ltd is acting as an employment agency advisor to the Haig Housing on this appointment. For further information about the role, including details about how to apply, please visit www.saxbam.com/appointments using reference XALAIA. Alternatively, telephone +44 (0)20 7227 0880 (during office hours). Applications should be received by noon on 24 September 2020.

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