The Housing Alliance is a collaboration of six of Ireland’s largest Approved Housing Bodies (AHBs): Circle Voluntary Housing, Clúid Housing Co-operative Housing Ireland, Oaklee Housing, Respond and Tuath Housing. The Housing Alliance was formed to promote the delivery of social and affordable housing by larger AHBs, to address barriers and challenges to delivery, and to promote strong professional approaches to housing management. Members work collaboratively on a range of issues, while also retaining their independent status. To support its growth plans the Housing Alliance is seeking to appoint a highly motivated and experienced person to lead the organisation into the next stage of its development.
Reporting to the Chair, the Executive Director will take a hands-on role in establishing the Housing Alliance and ensuring it delivers on its mission. They will manage the programme of work coordinating all activities for the Housing Alliance in accordance with its vision, mission, and values. The Executive Director will raise the public profile of the Housing Alliance and develop strong external relationships across corporate and public sectors.
- You will possess a demonstrable record of achievement at senior leadership level in a high-profile voluntary, commercial and/or public organisation.
- You will have a strong understanding of policy development/advocacy and be passionate about the role that social and affordable housing can play to meet Ireland’s housing needs.
- As the public face of the Housing Alliance, you will have highly developed communication skills and will be capable of engaging and influencing a wide range of internal and external stakeholders.
You will be a strong collaborator with the ability to harness the collective strength of the member organisations and have proven governance, finance and change management skills. An interest in or previous history of involvement with social housing issues is desirable but not essential.
Further details on this significant opportunity, including remuneration, duties, and responsibilities, are available upon request.
Lansdowne Executive Search has been retained by the Housing Alliance to manage this recruitment process. To pursue your interest, please email a comprehensive CV and supporting letter to Sean McDonagh, Lansdowne Executive Search: firstname.lastname@example.org. For a confidential discussion, please contact Sean at +353 (0)87 796 1062
Closing date for applications is Friday 20th March 2020